With over 1,000 years of history, the famous cuisine of roast duck has taken root in Beijing and become the symbol of this city. Founded in 1864, Quanjude is a traditional restaurant that attracts diners from all over the world. Many of them choose Quanjude not only for its authentic taste but for the nostalgic memories of the good old days that it carries. Watch the video to enjoy the one-of-a-kind Peking roast duck.
In winter, Harbin is turned into a silver world filled with snow. The snow wraps Harbin tightly and decorates it into a dream-like world of ice and snow. Harbin's fried popsicles is a unique delicacy consisting of various vibes of the city. As a legendary dish, it has a crispy wrap on the outside and sweet fillings on the inside. Watch the video and get a combined taste of ice and fire.
Hainan is in the tropics, so the coconut trees full of countless rich fruits are planted everywhere in this city. As a flavorful food, coconut becomes a unique Hainan delicacy when it is boiling with Wenchang Chicken.
The spicy soup is a traditional snack in Luoyang, Central China's Henan Province, and one of the most popular breakfast choices in the city. It contains beef, mutton, or pork, with gluten, vermicelli, shallots, ginger, and eggs, and adds many other ingredients, such as starch, pepper powder, spicy powder, salt, cooking wine, chicken essence, thick bone soup, vinegar, and sesame oil. However, the vegetables in the soup differ from one restaurant to another. In winter, a bowl of hot spicy soup will keep you warm.
Zhoucun sesame seed cake is a traditional snack in Zibo, Shandong Province of China, and got its name because it was originally produced in Zhoucun. It originated in the Han Dynasty and developed in the late Qing Dynasty. It was once famous as a tribute in the imperial palace. Listening to the story of Liaozhai (Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio), drinking a cup of fragrant tea, and eating a piece of Zhoucun sesame seed cake become the best option for many young people. Watch the video and find out why this snack is so popular.
Guangxi Province is a mecca for rice-noodle-lovers in China. Luosifen (Liuzhou river snails rice noodles) is a popular dish from Liuzhou, renowned for its unusual, pungent flavor. Some people say it has a strange smell, while others think it is fresh and fragrant. It can be used for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a late-night snack for Liuzhou locals.
Luzhu Huoshao (Pork entrail stew with bread) is one of the most well-known traditional Beijing street foods. Long considered a luxury, the cuisine is especially prevalent in Beijing. The main ingredients are pork, pork lung, pork intestines, pork liver, tofu, and some may add fermented bean curd or chives sauce. It is served with bing bread.
Dubbed as the Ice City, Harbin in North China was just a small fishing village over a century ago. After the construction of the Chinese Eastern Railway, accompanied by the clattering sound of the railroad tracks hitting the railroad ties, the East and the West collided and a city of oriental and western coexistence began to emerge.
After 300 years of inheritance, Yunnan crossing-the-bridge rice noodles is now a National Intangible Cultural Heritage of China. This famous snack originated in Mengzi, a small city in southern Yunnan, China, known as "Mengzi crossing-the-bridge rice noodles." In Mengzi, people of all ages and both sexes have a particular fondness for crossing-the-bridge rice noodles.
The history of the Aberdeen area is concentrated in the local people's livelihood and still retains its characteristics today. The boat rice noodles sold at sea are a delicacy that has been around since the fishing village period. Due to the scarcity of operating licenses, boat rice noodles may become history in the future.
Uncle Lau is one of the few people who still insist on making the boat rice noodles. He started in 1981, which was nearly 40 years ago. He has been doing all the work on his boat by himself. Watch this video, and let's find authentic boat rice noodles!
The historic city of Xi'an, the ancient capital of thirteen dynasties, has witnessed a long history of over one thousand years, with its bell echoing day and night, city walls standing still, wild goose pagoda towering into the sky, and the flowing river telling unique stories of this place. Here, food cannot be absent as a name card of the city.
Dapanji is undoubtedly a symbol and representative for Xinjiang cuisine, which is down-to-earth, bold and unconstrained. Just as the name implies, Dapanji (directly translated as “Big Plate Chicken”) is famous for its extra-large portion and strong taste.
Lanzhou beef noodle is a signature food in Lanzhou, northwest China's Gansu Province. Just like people from the southeast coast of China who is used to having dim sum in the morning, people from Lanzhou wake up early in order to have a bowl of steaming-hot beef noodles.
The Chaotian Pot, a hot-pot dish originated in the folk morning market in Weifang, Shandong Province in northern China, has a history dating back to the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty and is related to Zheng Banqiao.