According to statistics, the most watched videos online by foreigners were linked to food, and the most uploaded videos by foreign tourists most were about Chinese snacks. The familiarity with Chinese snacks whether they love them or scared only the foreigners will know.
Kunming Street Snacks
Shiping Tofu of Yunnan gained praise: “very soft texture, melts instantly in the mouth”, next on the plate is Yunnan’s deep fried insects, the surprising verdict is “it tastes like a greasy prawn”.
Beijing Roast Duck
It’s like taking a hike along the Great Wall, every foreigner to Beijing will try the Roast Duck. Using the pancakes and wrapping the crispy duck and adding some sweet bean sauce the deliciousness is always praised by tourists.
Best Baked Baozi in Turpan
Xinjiang’s gourmet is the love of foreigners, especially those who love Baozi, on the streets of Xinjiang you have to try the baked Baozi of Turpan. Described by foreigners as the “the pure meat explosion! Insanely delicious”.
Muslim Street Lamian
Lamian is one of the most famous Chinese dishes abroad and what fascinates foreigners is watching chefs preparing the noodles, from kneading the dough to pulling the noodles to cooking and draining the taste is delicious with the soup and beef!
Sichuan Hotpot Challenge
Challenging the Sichuan spicy hotpot, Anthony Bourdain presenter of “Parts Unknown” took on the challenge with a Michelin 3 star chef Eric Ripert in Chengdu. The experience was so spicy that it left Eric having to blow is nose and wipe the tears and commenting: “my sinuses are so open you have no idea”.
Guangzhou Street Food
Guangzhou is famous for Dim Sums and is known as a gourmet city attracting tourists to come and try out the delicacies. The wide variety of flavours in Lingnan has attracted a lot of attention from tourists, a foreigner paid 250USD for a snake and the chef prepared it by deep frying it and then commented that “it tastes like fried chicken!”