Little Pepper: 5 Dishes You Probably Won't Find at Your Neighborhood Chinese
This week, Counter Culture settles into Little Pepper, a relocated Sichuan classic now found in College Point, just north of Flushing. In addition to Sichuan, the menu features other regional cuisines from northern China, a bit of Hunanese, and a few Cantonese dishes. You can use this versatility to your advantage when ordering, as in the above selection.
3. Lamb With Hot and Spicy Sauce With Cumin -- The northern Chinese dish flaunts its Silk Road origins, comes heavily seasoned with Asian cumin and Sichuan peppercorns, and undergoes a steaming (hence the aluminum foil) in its final preparation stages.
Next: Three ways to enjoy spicy wontons at Little Pepper