Recommended Snacks in Chongqing

Besides the hotpot, snacks in Chongqing also make this city as a "capital of food". It is hard to describe the amazing feeling except you have tasted them.

Here are some brief introductions about these delicious snacks.

Mandarin Duck Hot Pot

It is initiatly named "Double Taste Hot Pot". This kind of hot pot is separated into two parts by a sheet copper, creating one primal chaos graph. Then the consomme halogen is set in one side and Red and Spicy soup the halogen to the other side.

Chongqing is a birth place of hotpot. If you come to Chongqing, you should not miss this famous food during your Chongqing tour. Chongqing local people consider the hotpot a local specialty, which is noted for its peppery and hot taste. 

Mandarin Duck Hot Pot is initially named "Double Taste Hot Pot". This kind of hot pot is separated into two parts by a sheet copper, creating one primal chaos graph. Then the consomme marinade is set in one side and Red and Spicy soup the halogen to the other side.

Recommended Restaurant

• Cygnet Hot-Pot Palace-Jiangbei Branch
Address:
78 Jianxin Beilu, Jiangbei District
Signature dishes: Chongqing Hotpot

The most famous hot pot restaurant in Chongqing is unquestionably the Cygnet Hot-Pot Palace. It has several branches in Chongqing. "Medicine Meal Hotpot" and "Red and White Composite Hotpot" are the specialties of the house. Live folk dances and the occasional Chinese play will make your dinner special.
Recommended Snacks in Chongqing-Yuanyang Hot Pot
Hot Pot

Jiangtuan Fish

Since Chongqing is located along Jialing River, it is abandunt in varieties of aquatic products. Among them, a local fish, Jiangtuan fish, also called big-head fish, is probably the best. The steamed fish, retaining all the essence, will definitely leave a deep impression on anyone that has sampled it.

Since Chongqing is located along Jialing River, it is abandunt in varieties of aquatic products. Among them, a local fish, Jiangtuan fish, also called big-head fish, is probably the best. The steamed fish, retaining all the essence, will definitely leave a deep impression on anyone that has sampled it.

Recommended Restaurant

• Cuiyun Boiled Fish Restaurant-Yubei Branch
Address: No. 426-428, Shuanglong Dadao, Yubei District
Signature dishes: boiled fish

Boiled Fish is a kind of popular food in Chongqing. And Cuiyun is one of the famed restaurants for boiled fish. You will have options to the kinds and tastes of fish. There are catfish, carp and snakehead with spicy, original and tomato tastes. Tomato fish soup is recommended.

Beef and Beef Offal

Beef and Beef Offal, it is one of the classical Sichuan cuisines with a variety of mixed beef offal salad. In the past, this dish was wasteful, because the Hui people did not eat beef offal. It was said that during the 30s, Chengdu city has the Guo couple who sold mixed beef offal cold and dressed with sauce and the foods were with fastidious makings, well-produced, tastes great and loved by the masses.

Recommended Restaurant

• Beef and Beef Offal Restaurant
Address: No. 23, Zongfu Road, Jinjiang District
Signature dishes: beef and beef offal 

Beef and Beef Offal Restaurant an old and famous chain restaurant, beef and beef offal is their signature dish. The restaurant situated in Zongfu Road is the head restaurant. And the taste is quite good but in small portion size compared with other restaurant. 
Recommended Snacks in Chongqing-Beef and Beef Offal
Beef and Beef Offal

Boiled Blood Curd

Boiled Blood Curd is blood tofu or blood cake, Chongqing Boiled Blood Curd mostly used duck blood, and has characteristic of spicy, fresh, fragrant, juicy and tasty flavor and it is famous in thousand years old town Ciqikou. When boil to eat at the same time, putting luncheon meat, squid, and eel together so that making up a pot of red.

Recommended Restaurant 

• Yuxin Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant


Address:
Building No.16, First Avenue of Nanbin Road, Nan’an Districts
Signature dishes: Boiled Blood Curd, Fish Filets in Hot Chili Oil

Situated along the riverside of Nanbin Road, it is a good place for you to enjoy beautiful scenery and delicious Sichuan cuisine. The dishes there are delicate, tender Fish filets in Hot Chili Oil and spicy Boiled Blood Curd are necessary dishes when having meal in Yuxin Sichuan Cuisine Restaurant. Whole quality of this restaurant is pretty good, but the price might be a little higher.
Recommended Snacks in Chongqing-Boiled Blood Curd
Boiled Blood Curd

Chongqing Noodle

Chongqing people like to eat Chongqing Noodle as much as hot pot. In the morning, eating a bowl of delicious red-oil noodles, Chongqing people ushered in a new day. Chongiqng Noodle should choose fresh noodle, and sauce is one of the most important. Most of Chongqing noodle has a long history and traditional recipes, combined with various Sapzo sauce and vegetables, economical tasty and delicious. It tells the mountain city people's way of life, uninhibited and exquisite taste.

Recommended Restaurant

• Aged Mother Tantan Noodle Noshery

Address:
No.3 Gate of Family Area in Construction Factory, Yangjiaping, Jiulongpo District
Signature dishes: Chongqing Noodle 

This Noshery was rewarded as Top 1 Chongqing Noodle in 2009, it was developed from a stall. The storefront is under a slope in the housing estate, hidden among street and it is simple. There are only 4 kinds of noodle 
Recommended Snacks in Chongqing-Chongqing Noodle
Chongqing Noodle

Hot and Sour Rice Noodle

Coming to Chongqing, we have to mention Chongqing Hot and Sour Rice Noodle. A bowl of crystal, potato starch vermicelli with spicy that is well integrated with the acidity. Hot and sour rice noodle can be traced back to the origin of The Three Kingdoms period. Red sweet potato noodle in Hot and Sour Rice Noodle means for a long time, and add pickled peppers, Chinese Goldthread, pickled Chinese cabbage, and brown sugar to make backing material, which means that even the life is sour, sweet, bitter, hot, full of joy and sorrows, people will not be afraid. When coming to Chongqing, you must taste a bowl of steaming hot and sour rice noodle. 

Recommended Restaurant

• Haoyoulai Hot and Sour Rice Noodle

Address:
Haochijie Street of Bayi Road, Yuzhong District
Signature dishes: Hot and Sour Rice Noodle

This is a very popular snack bar in the Haochijie, and there is a crowd of people lining up for hot and sour rice noodle. The noodle in here is pliable and smooth, and the condiment ingredients like chive, caraway, smash peanut, hot pepper, vinegar and meat paste will make you enjoy a rich taste.
Recommended Snacks in Chongqing-Hot and Sour Rice Noodle
Hot and Sour Rice Noodle

Place for enjoying Chongqing Snacks

Haochi Jie (Food Street)


In Chongqing dialect, "hao chi" uses to describe a person who would like to eat delicious food all the time. So from the name of this street, we can know that this place is built for the person who is "hao chi" one or is a potential "hao chi" member.

Snacks mentioned or not mentioned above are all can be found in this street. You may stop for a Ma La Tang while you may be attracted by the smell from Jiangtuan Fish.
 

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