Street food culture explored in Tianjin

By Li Wenrui | yowaldo.com | 2017-10-18 13:58
Street food culture explored in Tianjin

A vendor stir-fries the lyudoumenzi (green bean jelly). [Photo provided to yowaldo.com]

Street food is an indispensable part of Chinese cuisine culture. With the zeal for Chinese baozi and jianbing waxing overseas, street food maintains its long-lasting popularity among people at home.

Last weekend, a group of street vendors in Tianjin was invited into the courtyard of The Ritz-Carlton, Tianjin for its first Street Food Festival.

It became a lively fair with peddlers in food carts bringing their signature dishes from street corners or night markets. Most of these businesses are run by local families.

The event featured not only traditional Tianjin snacks, which are famous nationwide, such as jianbingguozi (pancake and fried dough sticks) and shuligao (steamed rice cake with condiments), but also dozens of street snacks popular in Tianjin, including seafood noodle, steamed rice rolls, green bean jelly and fried yogurt, to name just a few.

All the food comes from independent street vendors instead of big restaurant chains. To guarantee hygiene and safety, the hotel made contractual regulations with every participating vendor at the festival.

Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next

Related Stories

BACK TO THE TOP
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349
FOLLOW US