Cheng Du Chinese restaurant in Franklin Square aims to please both authentic Sichuan and American-Chinese palates.

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Salt and pepper shrimp have a delicate cornstarch coating at Cheng Du in Franklin Square.

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Cheng Du took over the old Jani address in Franklin Square three months ago and it retains Jani’s comfortable, almost opulent décor.

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Taiwanese buns are filled with braised pork, crushed peanuts, pickled vegetables and cilantro at Cheng Du in Franklin Square.

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Bok choy with black mushrooms is a Shanghai-style vegetarian dish served at Cheng Du in Franklin Square.

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Dry-fry chicken is one of the Sichuan-style stir-fries at Cheng Du in Franklin Square.

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Chef Junyou Pan at work in the kitchen of Cheng Du, a Sichuan  restaurant in Franklin Square.

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