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Sichuan Impression’s Fiery Chinese Cuisine Hurts So Good in Tustin

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 20, 2016

If I were a little apprehensive about trying Sichuan Impression, the first OC branch of the highly regarded San Gabriel Valley restaurant, it wasn’t because I don’t like spicy food; it’s because of my tendency to sweat profusely when eating it, so

return to normal, the endorphins kicked in; I wanted to go back and do it all over again. Next time, though, I’ll have to bring an entire gym bag of towels. Sichuan Impression, 13816 Red Hill Ave., Tustin, (714) 505-9070. Open daily, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5

Top 10 Chinese restaurants: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 11, 2020

Chinese food in Orange County comes in many guises, from the Beijing-inspired cooking at Peking in Westminster to the tongue-numbing, chili and peppercorn-laced hot pots of Sichuan Impression in Tustin or Meizhou Dongpo in Irvine. Meanwhile, there’s

suckling pigs and more. The District, 2601 Park Ave., Tustin, 714-258-8833, Pan-fried noodles at J Zhou in Tustin (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 5. Sichuan Impression Start with the cumin toothpick lamb

Peking Restaurant    Din Tai Fung    Meizhou Dongpo    J Zhou    Sichuan Impression    Yang Ming Garden    Ta Chen    China Moon    A&J    New Moon   

Review: Dun Huang brings mostly familiar flavors to Irvine’s Diamond Jamboree

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • April 28, 2021

Dongpo and Sichuan Impression are clearly better, and we’ve already got great hand-pulled noodles just upstairs from Dun Huang at Haidilao, but this might be exactly the sort of full-service Chinese restaurant that Diamond Jamboree has always needed if it

Michael Mina just opened a hot chicken restaurant in Glendale

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • November 6, 2020

up during the COVID-19 pandemic (Sichuan Impression's Fire Belly and Eric Greenspan and Tyga's Tyga Bites to name a few), Mina says the hot chicken idea is something he was playing around with before that, at his Street food hall in Honolulu. "When

Not all restaurants support a 15% delivery fee cap

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • May 18, 2020

In an unexpected move, more than 20 Los Angeles restaurants, including Canter’s, Sichuan Impression and Sweetfin, have signed a petition opposing a City Council proposal to cap third-party delivery app fees. It’s a stance that’s in direct opposition

government supplemented the difference for the delivery app companies. He suggested that the apps should track if a customer was referred to an app through a restaurant website and reduce fees on those occasions. Sichuan Impression co-owner Kelly Xiao worried

Review: 20 great Orange County options for Chinese takeout and delivery

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • May 14, 2020

(Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Sichuan Impression Whole crabs, tender tea-smoked pork ribs, toothpick lamb, fiery duck tongues. Takeout: Yes. Delivery: Grubhub, MealKeyWay. 13816 Red Hill Ave., Tustin, 714-505-9070

, Cumin toothpick lamb at Sichuan Impression in Tustin (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Ta Chen Old-school “Mandarin cuisine.” Truly outstanding dry braised beef, plus mu shu pork rolls as big as burritos. Takeout: Yes

Surviving the pandemic with takeout feasts that make you feel at home

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 13, 2020

lockdown is made infinitely more bearable when you have the cheese-smothered short ribs from Sun Nong Dan in your reach; or dumplings and roiling hot pots from Sichuan Impression; or the comforts of pastrami and mini-knishes from Brent’s Deli, all of which

Review: Xiang La Hui in Alhambra serves spicy, complex Sichuan food

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 13, 2020

Chongqing, which became its own municipality in 1997 but shares culinary traditions with the Sichuan province. A glorious hot pot onslaught is in play, and Sichuan standard-setters like Chengdu Taste and Sichuan Impression run multiple locations; a new

thunderbolts; it thrills and also nicely swerves from the undercurrent of sweet spices in other dishes. As part of the local lexicon, its astringent bite winningly contrasts with the fish with green (or rattan) peppers beloved at Chengdu Taste and Sichuan

Tasting Notes: The last day in the life of L.A. legend Art's Famous Chili Dogs

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • March 14, 2020

of the respiratory virus. Sichuan Impression, which has locations in Alhambra, Tustin and West Los Angeles, is using infrared thermometers to screen patrons. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, COVID-19 is thought to spread

Art's Famous Chili Dogs   

Where to Get Chinese Food on Christmas Day in L.A.

Merle Ginsberg • Los Angeles Magazine • December 20, 2019

Gabriel; (626) 282-1777. The universally beloved Sichuan Impression—which now has a location on the Westside as well as in Alhambra—open the usual hours on Christmas Day. Gorge on cold noodles and tea-smoked ribs. Note: they close between lunch and dinner