Lao Sze Chuan
~ 1998 ~

Famous For: Serving authentic Szechuan specialties alongside traditional Chinese dishes.

Founded By: Tony Hu, celebrity chef who graduated from The Culinary Institute of Sichuan, the first culinary institute in China.

Fun Foodie Facts:

  • Tony (Xiao Jun) Hu is a celebrity chef, restaurateur, culinary teacher and mentor, and a community leader. In the past he has been known in the culinary world as Chicago’s “Mayor of Chinatown.”
  • “Lao” symbolizes old, traditional and authentic, and “Sze Chuan” is derived from the province from which Hu himself and the cuisine itself originates.
  • The Szechuan province is a landlocked region known traditionally to use a lot of methods such as salting and smoking to preserve their food.


Our Recos:

Try the Ma Po Tofu for a spicy dish outside your normal comfort zone.

Sunday Funday never tasted so good! Hop on this fast-paced tour as we brunch our way around Wrigleyville!

Tour Length3 Hours
Cost$85 Adult With Alcohol | $65 Adult (no alcohol) | $50 Adolescent | Free Child (6 & Under)
Tour Distance0.8 Miles

Discover why Pilsen was named one of the “12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World” by Forbes on our Street Foods of Pilsen Food Tour.  

Tour Length3 hours
Cost$85 Adult With Alcohol | $50 Adolescent | Free Child (6 & Under)
Tour Distance1.4 miles
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