Cheap Eats: Chinese, June 2012
Home of the terra-cotta warriors, the Shaanxi province is also known for its flatbread, or mo. Surrounding stewed pork, it makes an excellent sandwich. Big Plate Chicken lives up to its name with a fragrant jumble of peppers, potatoes, and chicken simmered with cassia and cardamom and spooned over hand-pulled noodles. It could feed any army, terra-cotta or otherwise.