Peter Chang Opens Fredericksburg China Café, Looks Toward Washington, D.C.
The famously wanderlust-prone chef Peter Chang has, in recent years, become easier to find. At least for Virginians.
Chang is a former Chinese Embassy chef with a distinctive cooking style — hot and numbing is how it's often described; Todd Kliman once called him "The Perfect Chef."
So distinctive, and so beloved, is this perfectly hard to pin down chef's food that determined followers have, through the years, expended great effort to monitor Chang's frequent, and frustrating, movements around the country — read Calvin Trillin's excellent 2010 New Yorker article on these eaters' detective work, tracking Chang from from one strip-mall to the next in Virginia, California, Georgia, and beyond. Click here to see more