Chinese Takeout: A Brothers’ Bond Over Beef in Chengdu

Chinese Takeout is a bite-sized, bi-weekly RADII feature that examines Chinese food from the inside out, by disentangling the (hi)stories behind a single dish or restaurant. Write to us if you have a suggestion or submission. Like many Chinese cities, the Sichuanese capital of Chengdu is caught up in a swell of development, which threatens to wash away the gritty, historic alleys that have characterized it for decades. It is also a city, however, where food always comes first — and nothing tastes better than nostalgia. People across the city, regardless of age or class, still flock to unassuming eateries that remind them of … Continue reading Chinese Takeout: A Brothers’ Bond Over Beef in Chengdu