Make your city hit the headlines: Reasons for loving Chengdu
Updated: 2014-07-15 17:28
Top 4 reason: Chengdu, a delicious city.
Chengdu, declared by UNESCO in 2010 to be the Second City of Gastronomy after Popayan, Colombia, offers all kinds of featured food. Sichuan cuisine is renowned for its spicy flavors. Chili pepper and Sichuan pepper help Chengdu residents resist the humidity in southwest China. Outside of the most famous hotpot of various forms, you can also try many other different traditional snacks or main dishes from Chengdu in Jinli or The Wide and Narrow Lanes. These include Mapo Tofu, Sichuan Pickles and other foodss cooked with a special salty paste called Doubanjiang, the soul of Sichuan cuisine.