China’s Best Cities for Food

China’s Best Cities for Food

China is a big country and full with all kinds of cities. There are many cities are good place to enjoy delicious food. Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Hong Kong, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guilin are the good places to enjoy the different kinds of Chinese foods. There are some differences between the north food and the south food.

1. Food of Beijing

Beijing is the capital of China. There are thousands of tourists from home and abroad in Beijing. Beijing food is the most typical representation of Chinese food. Famous food in Beijing are Beijing Roast Duck, Beijing imperial court food and Beijing snacks. In some food street, you can easily find a delicous local food. Sometimes you will find it difficult to choose one. There are many snacks on Wangfujing Street.

2. Shanghai food

Shanghai is the most developed city of China. Western culture is popular in the city. As a modern city, Shanghai has a long history. Shanghai food is also representation of south eastern food of China. Like most people in the south, Shanghai people like eating the sweet food. Famous food in Shanghai are Stewed sea cucumber with shrimp roe, Deep-fried shrimps, Braised herring liver, Stewed chicken, Stewed pig intestine.


3. Xian Food

Xian is the ancient capital of many dynasties in history of China. Shaanxi Cuisine, also known as Qin Cuisine, is the representative culinary achievement in the northwest China. In comparison to other Chinese cuisines, it is outstanding in three aspects. Firstly, due to Shaanxi’s geographical location in the center of China, various kinds of materials deriving from both north and south China are adopted by Shaanxi Cuisine. Second is the special cooking skills of the local chefs, including Tun (deep-fry), Qiang (fry quickly in hot oil, then cook with sauce and water), Chao (stir-fry), Zheng (cook by use of steam), Dun (braise) and so on. Finally is its frequently use of salt, vinegar, capsicum and garlic, making the savory flavor of sour, spicy and fragrant.

4. Chongqing Food

Chongqing is regarded as a mountain city. Spycy food is the most popular food in Chongqing. When you come to Chongqing, you will not to be surprised to hear that the Chinese believe in the saying ‘People make food their Heaven’. It would seem that people in Chongqing are never weary of eating. Thousands of restaurants are scattered throughout every corner of the city, luring customers from home and abroad with their different specialties.

5. Guilin food

Guilin is a small city in South China. Food in Guilin is a mixture of north and the south. If you come to China, you will easiy find many hot pot restaurants on many streets. Spycy food is very popular. Hot pot culture is very popular in Guilin. Many people go to a hot pot restaurants to have dinner. Chicken, duck, fish are the major food in Guilin.


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