Photo of a Sichuan dry pot takeaway taken by author.

Sichuan Dry Pot

Introduction to the spicy and numbing stir-fry

Dave Tan
Dave Tan
Jul 19, 2020 · 4 min read

I wipe the sweat on my forehead, and my tongue is numb after a few bites. But I continue to use my chopsticks to take my next mouthful of noodles, aware that the heat from the Sichuan peppercorns is killing me slowly with every bite.

I just cannot stop eating it, and I notice my friend continues to plow on too, looking to attack the…