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Our Tip One of the top sources for Sichuan food in the city.
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Legend Brings Serious Sichuan to Chelsea

Legend Brings Serious Sichuan to Chelsea

The Chelsea Vietnamese fusion restaurant Safran has recently undergone a transformation into a bona fide, full-fledge Sichuanese joint, Legend. We decided to take a full-staff field trip to see how it stacks up to its other Manhattan competitors. Long story short: It beats 'em all, hands down.

11 Eggplant Dishes We Love in NYC

11 Eggplant Dishes We Love in NYC

Eggplant is one of those culinary chameleons that can take on the flavors of just about any cuisine. Italian? Bring on the mozzarella. Japanese? Hello, miso. Indian? Israeli? Sichuan? Azerbaijani? All good. The humble eggplant has an awful lot of stamps in its passport. So let's look at our favorite eggplant dishes in the city.

Legend's Fried Corn is a Pleasant Surprise

Legend's Fried Corn is a Pleasant Surprise

Stir Fried Corn with Egg Yolk is far too demure name for what turns out to be a platter-sized mountain of battered and fried corn kernels tossed with small, juicy pieces of similarly fried shrimp.

Everything is Better With Salted Egg Yolks

Everything is Better With Salted Egg Yolks

When shaved, salted egg yolks have the melt-in-your-mouth texture of Parmesan but a rich flavor that's all egg. And as three restaurants in New York demonstrate, it's brilliant on top of fried food.