Chongqing is famous for its delicious snacks with the unforgettable taste. Chongqing snack is as famous as Chongqing dish, taking a lead in China. It enjoys wide varieties, excellent cooking progress and delicious tastes. It is said there are more than 200 kinds of snack in Chongqing.
Famous Chongqing Snack
Maoxuewang is one of the most famous Chongqing snacks. The main ingredients include duck’s blood, omasum, ham, bean sprout, etc. Besides, the condiments are various, such as ginger, garlic, pepper and so on. Maoxuewang is delicious food with nutrition. Duck’ blood has the function of replenishing blood, preventing and relieving symptom of iron deficiency anemia.
• Stir-Fried Tofu with Minced Beef in Spicy Sauce
It is a real feast of tender and white bean curd, minced beef or pork, hot pepper, tasty bean sauce and green spring onion. It is believed that the dish was created by a pockmarked but ingenious woman, whose name was Ma Po.
Famous Food Street in Chongqing
• Hongyadong Food Street
As one of the most famous food street in Chongqing, Hongyadong Food Street is a place can’t be missed for foodies touring Chongqing. Snack in this street is not only delicious, but also cheap. You even can find any famous and classic Chongqing snacks here. The surrounding of this street is wonderful; you can enjoy beautiful scenery while eating snacks.
Address: No.88, Jiabin Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, China
How to get there: take No. 111、No.112、No.151、No.181、No.215 to Hongyadong bus stop
• Haochi Jie Food Street One of the famous food streets in Chongqing named Haochi Jie. In this 205-meter-long street, there are various restaurants with their special and unique food to attract guests. From the dessert shop to the dandanmian (a kind of noodles) restaurant, from the wonton shop to the hot pot restaurant, from the Chinese cuisine restaurants to MacDonald, it is a paradise for people who are fond of food.
There are two groups of sculptures at the two ends of the Food Street respectively. One is called “cool” – a barebacked dock porter, covered with sweat, is waving a cattail leaf fan in his hand while eating hot pot. The other one is called “vigor”, describing three fashionable and pretty girls to reflect the enterprising spirit of Chongqing people.
Address: Bayi Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing, China
How to get there: take No. 462、No.466、No.502 to Jiafangbei bus stop, then walk to Bayi Road