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Hangzhou Food & Restaurants

 

 

Hangzhou Food & Restaurants

 

 

Just as the saying goes, “In heaven there is the paradise, and on earth there are Suzhou and Hangzhou”; it will be regret in your life if you don’t have a chance to visit Suzhou and Hangzhou. Apart from its enjoyable sceneries, Hangzhou is also famed for its mouth-watering local dishes.

Famous Hangzhou dishes

Dongpo Rou (Dongpo pork)
The pork is braised with wine as well as ginger, onions, sugar and soy sauce, and then boil them with slow fire until the pork becomes bright in color and the sauce turns thick. This dish is oil but not greasy, crisp but not broken, and it’s really tasty and delicious. 
Lizi Chao Ziji (fried chicken with chestnuts)
Fried chicken with chestnuts is a seasonal local dish in autumn. Yellow-colored and tender taste, it’s very popular with both the local people and travelling visitors.
Xihu Cuyu ((West Lake Fish in Sweet and Sour Sauce)
Sweet and sour with fresh meat and a little fragrance of crab, Xihu Cuyu is also a very famous local dish.
Famous Local Snacks
Wushan Suyoubing (Crisp Cakes in Wushan)
Made from fine white flour mixed with cooking oil, the cake is not very complex to make. Scatter some sugar on the cake when eating, you will feel crispy but not broken, very sweet and delicious.
Maoerduo
Maoerduo is called like this because its shape resembles like the ears of cats, and it’s a traditional local snack in Zhiweiguan.  
Pianer Chuanmian (Noodles with Preserved Vegetable)
When cooking, people always choose lean pork slices with pickled vegetables, together with noodles. When it’s ready, it tastes refreshing with tender meat slices.
Famous Dining Restaurant
Zhiwei Guan
As one of the time-honored national brands, Zhiwei Guan is famous for many well-known dishes like Maoerduo, goose with sticky rice, etc.
Lou Wai Lou
Located at the lakeside of Xihu, this restaurant is elegantly decorated and capable of serving various dishes good in color, flavor and taste.
Kuiyuan Guan
Famous for noodles with thick soup and pliable, Kuiyuan Guan also has great reputation.
Waipo Jia
First-rate Hangzhou dishes and medium piece