Szechuan master Han Chiang’s peppercorn-fired pyrotechnics and opinionated tableside manner are a draw or drawback, depending on your sense of humor and heat-resistant tastebuds.
But his Old City showcase has become a must-stop for spice-seeking adventure eaters, who look past the unremarkable space for the most exciting and authentic regional Chinese flavors around, including an epic monthly banquet at bargain prices.
Big question: will the Main Liners visiting his newest outpost in Manayunk embrace the ever-pushy, entertaining, and eccentric Han the same way?
A recent visit showed the food, at least, to be consistent with other HD kitchens.
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