Some like it hot, some like it hotter, and some years ago, the most popular restaurant for spicy Sichuan cuisine was the Red Pepper in Causeway Bay.
It was certainly a favourite with those over for the International Races as the reviews were good- hot reviews- and with many staying at the Grand Hyatt, the restaurant was just a convenient ten minute walk away from the hotel. It still is.
Though the Red Pepper remains a favourite, especially with tourists and newcomers to Hong Kong, a plethora of Sichuan restaurants have opened since. Sadly, most are more of the same, which is why we always settle for Manchu China, formerly Bistro Manchu, and mentioned here several times before. So why stop now…
Though the cuisine is Manchurian, there’s a distinct Sichuan flavour to the dishes. Just ask Tommy, the flamboyant and absolutely candid Manager, to tell you what’s REALLY good and let the chef know that you’re fearless when it comes to attacking spicy food.