Changchun is famous for its fertile soil and abundant resources with various delicacies providing rich sources for gourmet Changchun dining. What interest travelers most are the game dishes, as they are found in no other part of China, though Changchun dining still presents other cuisines of China. I can assure you that whenever you come to Changchun your mouth will water upon seeing the variety of foods and dishes available here.
Famous traditional dishes:
Changbai Zhen Yan (Changbai Banquet with Rare Products)
There are in total six dishes that make up Changbai Zhen Yan. All the ingredients are both natural and rare products of Changbai Mountain including ginseng, deer antler, bear’s paw and snow toad and the adjective ‘sumptuous’ well describes the banquet. It will not only meet your eating desires but is also very good for your health.
Ginseng and Chicken Cooked with Maotai Wine
One distinctive characteristic of this dish is that it uses Maotai, famed Chinese liquor as one of its main ingredients. Just as its name implies, this dish mixes chicken, ginseng and Maotai together to present you a delicacy. The whole dish will appeal to you with eye catching color, beautiful shape and alluring aroma.
Braised Deer’s Tail
Deer’s tail is always a rare and precious cook meat. Braised Deer’s Tail is honored as ‘uniqueness of dishes’ due to its flamboyant color and intoxicating aftertaste.
Wangji Jiang Gutou (Xi Minzhu branch)
Specialties: authentic Dongbei Cai, such as Jiang Gutou, Tudou Ni (mashed boiled potato)
Address: No.1059, Xi Minzhu Dajie
Li Liangui Fengwei Da Jiulou (Li Liangui Flavor Restaurant)
Specialties: Xunrou Dabing (bacon and cake)
Address: No.2788, Jianshe Jie, Chaoyang Districk
The above restaurants mainly serve Dongbei Cai (dishes in northeast part of China), there are still many other cuisines, like Sichuan Cuisine, vegetables, Korea food, western-style food, etc., for you to enjoy.
Specialties: Sichuan cuisine, especially fish
Address: No.5, Dong Chaoyang Lu
Meizhou Dongpo Jiulou
Specialties: Sichuan cuisine
Address: No.488, Jianshe Jie