Bar Shu - London, UK
This was the only Sichuan restaurant in London that I came across and I found the food to be excellent. I later discovered that celebrated Sichuan food expert, Fuchsia Dunlop, was the restaurant's culinary consultant.
Pock-marked old woman's beancurd (£7.50). The legendary dish, named after a smallpox-scarred restauranteur who once lived in the Sichuanese capital, Chengdu.
Boiled sea bass in extremely spicy soup (£28.90). Lavishly topped with chilli and Sichuan pepper.
28 Frith Street