Famous Chengdu Snacks are Guo Tangyuan, Couple Lung Slice, Lai Tangyuan, Longchaoshou, Dandan Noodles and so on."/>

Chengdu Snacks

Chengdu  snacks  enjoy  a  high  reputation  both  at  home  and  abroad  with  their  unique  colors,  aromas,  shapes  and  tastes.  There  is  a  statement  that  "All  good  foods  are  found  in  Chengdu."  According  to  statistics,  Chengdu  has  at  least  over  500  different  kinds  of  established  snacks  and  over  5,000  stores  that  serve  snacks. 

Famous  Chengdu  Snacks  are  Guo  Tangyuan,  Couple  Lung  Slice,  Lai  Tangyuan,  Longchaoshou,  Dandan  Noodles  and  so  on.

Chengdu Snacks

chengdu-snacks-1Guo Tangyuan enjoys equal popularity with Lai Tangyuan in Chengdu. The Guo Tangyuan Restaurant was founded in the 1940s. Prepared with high-quality glutinous rice flour, Guo Tangyuan has a wide variety of stuffing, such as black sesame seeds and sweetened bean paste.

chengdu-snacks-2Couple Lung Slice
: Legend has it that in the 1930s, Guo Chaohua and his wife ran a restaurant, serving a delicious dish called Lung Slice, which was well received by customers. Hence the name Couple Lung Slice. Beautiful in color, soft and tender, aromatic and spicy, it is one of famous dishes of Sichuan.

chengdu-snacks-3Lai Tangyuan (balls made of glutinous rice flour served in soup): In 1894 a person whose name was Lai Yuanxin sold balls made of glutinous rice flour along the street. His balls featured thin skin, delicious stuffing, a sweet taste and a good smell. Later he ran a store named as "Lai Tangyuan." Balls served by this store have been well received by the Chengdu people.

chengdu-snacks-4Longchaoshou (dumpling soup, or wonton known in north China): In the 1940s Zhang Guangwu, owner of the "Strong Scented Teahouse," founded a wonton restaurant in cooperation with others, named "Longchaoshou." The dumplings offered by the restaurant feature thin skin, tender stuffing and delicious soup.

chengdu-snacks-5Dandan Noodles, originally sold by peddlers along the street. are delicious and spicy.