Welcome to taste the most authentic Chinese food in town!
In 2010, Chengdu was named as UNESCO City of Gastronomy. It's not hard to see why, when there are restaurants and street vendors serving mouth-wateringly delicious dishes and snacks on pretty much every street. It really is a place where food is taken seriously and done well.
Chengdu food falls under the banner of Sichuan Cuisine, which is one of the eight regional cuisines of China.
In most Sichuan restaurants in Chengdu, you'll find the full range of Sichuan classics. The most famous Sichuanese dishes that you need to try, you can find in Brokadi restaurant.
There's a huge range of savory snacks on offer in Chengdu. The following are some of the most famous options provided in Brokadi restaurant:
Hongyou chaoshou: Wontons (a dumpling of minced pork meat) served in a spicy, sweet sauce of chili oil, vinegar and garlic.
Fuqi feipian ('Husband and Wife Lung Slices'): Thin slices of beef served in a vinaigrette-like sauce of chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, garlic, vinegar and sugar. It can be served hot or as a cold appetizer.
Liangfen: Cold slices of mung bean jelly are served in a sauce of chili oil, Sichuan peppercorns, sugar, vinegar and garlic.
Dandan noodle: Served with a small portion of fried minced meat on top, these noodles most often come in a spicy sauce of chili oil and Sichuan pepper.