Eating in Chongqing
Famous Local Food
Local people have a special passion for the spicy and hot food, which is a longstanding habit for the spicy and hot food could get rid of the influence of the wet and hot climate. In addition, Chongqing People are good at making the same stuff into various kinds of dishes with different cookeries. Therefore, if can come to this gourmets paradise to have an extraordinary experience.
Famous Local Dishes
The Chongqing dishes belong to the Sichuan Cuisine that is known for hot and spicy, among which the Hot Pot dates back to the late Ming Dynasty is the most famous one. Thus, when speak of the Chongqing dishes, the hot pot must cross people’s mind. The hotpot cookery is divided into two kinds -- the one cooked with soup and the one without soup. Chongqing people prefer to the hotpot no matter which season it is, so they can stand the foods no matter how spicy it is.
The popular place for you to have a try on the famous hot pot is Jiefangbei Central Business District in Nanbin Road and Bayi Street. Such delicious hot pot as tea-smoked duck, dry-stewed fish, chicken with spring water, Dan Dan spicy noodle are worth tasting, but be sure you can stand the spicy.
Chongqing Chafing Dish
It is also called the chafingdish of City of Mountain, which tastes piquant, burning hot but fresh and tender characteristics. This old dish can be got in all restaurants and all the year round. The ingredients used include the stomach, livers, kidneys and brains of the cattle and lean pork as well.
Fish with Pickled Musard
It is a dish with Chongqing flavor. Prepared with crucian, steeped pimiento, and fermented glutinous rice, it is tender, slightly sour, tasty and refreshing.
Famous Local Snacks
The sweet Mayuan with a round shape is made by polished glutinous rice with sweet sauces in side. The outside of the Mayuan is crisp, while the inside is soft and sweet.
Dandan Noodles won its name from the fact that it was sold by the vendor with shoulder pole on the streets. It is made by tens of flavorings known as a famous local snacks, which taste flash, soft and spicy.
Location: MInzu Rd,Yuzhong District
Location: Minquan Rd., Yuzhong District
Jiuchongtian Revolving Restaurant
Location: 168, Bayi Rd., Yuzhong District
Location: California Garden, Yuzhong District
Qiaotou Hot Pot
Location: No. 154, Shangxin St., Nan'an District
Location: No. 114, Zourong Rd., Yuzhong District
Xiaodongtian Restaurant Chongqing
Location: No. 107, Minquan Rd., Yuzhong District
Location: No. 7, Zhongxing Rd., Yuzhong District
Chongqing Little Swan Restaurant
Location: No. 78, North Jianxin Rd., Jiangbei District
Little Swan Bayu Restaurant
Location: 6/F, New Chongqing Square, Jiefangbei District