Though his chariot oil, sword polish, and fax paper are now obsolete, people still enjoy General Tso’s chicken. Make a coordinated attack on hunger with today’s Groupon: for $28, you get a four-course dinner for two at South Legend Sichuan Restaurant in Milpitas (up to a $57.25 value). The dinner includes:
- One appetizer order of couple beef, spicy beef jerky, or sweet-and-sour shredded veggies (up to a $6.75 value)
- Two small soups (up to an $11.50 value)
- Two entree orders of a spicy fish filet, fried chicken, twice-cooked pork, mapo tofu, or sliced beef in a fiery sauce (up to a $22.50 value)
- Two orders of rice (a $2 value)
- A wine rice cake or yam cake (a $2.50 value)
- Two bowls of ice cream (a $2 value)
- Two glasses of house wine (a $10 value)<p>
An expansive, Michelin-recommended menu of authentic, vibrantly spiced recipes waves bouquets of exotic aromas beneath visiting nostrils in South Legend Sichuan Restaurant’s dining room. Appetizers such as Sichuan beef jerky or sweet-and-sour shredded vegetables travel around tables fueling happy chatter and chopstick drum solos. A selection of soups includes winter melon with sliced pork, which surrounds taste buds with adventurous flavors and steaming broth. The fiery heat of dishes such as chongqing spicy fish filet or mapo tofu warms palates, while lesser-known Sichuan flavor profiles flourish in dishes such as twice-cooked pork belly. Yam and rice cakes combine gentle sweetness and hearty veggies like a farmer trying to get out of a speeding ticket.
South Legend Sichuan Restaurant
Chef Bill He hails from the ancient Chinese city of Chengdu, where pandas run wild in bamboo groves, peach trees blossom on lush plains, and the aroma of sizzling sichuan meats emanate from bustling eateries. At South Legend Sichuan Restaurant, Bill delves into his culinary heritage to blueprint a Michelin Guide–recommended menu of authentic, alluringly spicy Sichuan dishes. The skilled chef fires up meat, seafood, and vegetable entrees with complex spices and distinct textures, favoring generous amounts of chili peppers and sichuan peppercorns. In addition to favorites such as chicken, pork, and beef, Bill works with a variety of less familiar exotic meats, including rabbit, frog, and jellyfish.
In South Legend Sichuan Restaurant’s dining room, black-and-white photos of Chinese streets festoon the walls, and chopsticks can be seen jousting in bowls for the last noodle. Since many of the restaurant’s regular visitors are of Chinese backgrounds, diners will often hear entire conversations in the Chinese language, adding to the restaurant’s authentic dining experience.
1720 N Milpitas Blvd.
Milpitas, California 95035