The cooking culture of Xi'an is permeated with the strong northwest conditions and customs; it is a great pleasure of visiting Xi'an to taste the local delicacies of Xi'an. Taste the snack in Xi'an except that can be in the door, evening market of the new street of the east slightly in the south, can also go snack street behind the drum-tower, street both sides antique building in the style of the ancients, various famous Xi'an snack are fill with everything.
The special snacks of Xi'an can be said to be in the whole country well-knownly, introduce several kinds to everybody.
>>Xingping distiller grains : Select the high-quality polished glutinous rice for use, admix Qumu of Especial after sifting, choosing, chasing, steaming, stored one and fermented with certain temperature, the characteristic was: The clear rice of wine is on, sweet sweet-smelling, eat the warm stomach in winter, the food moistens the lung in summer, help digest, promote the appetite. Adopt tin preparation method, refine and offer the poor juice in being precise from wine with dregs, make distiller grains tin, it is a good merchantable brand which presents the good friend. The Jia's and the Zhao s' distiller grains history is long, known far and wide.
>>Calabash head: Started in the Tang Dynasty, strong flavor alcohol, fresh and fragrant and lubricous and tender, it is the fertile but the oiliness, always it is the young all. 'Happen in spring it is most famous to steep the steamed bun hall. General 5 Yuan / bowl, Calabash head of high-qualities are from nine to more than ten yuan. The steamed bun is calculated separately, half 1yuan for one. It is 2enough for common people.
>>Dumpling dinner: It is initiating the northern food. Steamed, boil, fry, 108 kinds of dumplings of bombing etc. make up, the batching is meticulous; collect various flavors in a seat. The appearance model is unique, color is fragrant, flavor, and the shape is good. The price depends on grade.
>>The sub fish of milk slaughterhouse: It is the main material with the Yellow River carp, use chickens, the duck, the elbow, the sparerib is stewed into white decoction, formulate, put the copper hot pot into, cook, boil with Xifeng mat, insert fish lump dip in vinegar juice of gingers eat. The fish is delicate, the decoction is delicious.
>>Chrysanthemum pan: With the fish, fresh pork, chicken breast, chrysanthemum one, fresh soup enters the hot pot, tender and delicious, have fragrance of flowers concurrently.
>>The beef and mutton steeps the steamed bun: It is the flavor food in Xi'an. The characteristic is that the red meat is soft; the oiliness soup of fat is strong and delicious. The price is similar to calabash head.
>>Calabash chicken: Traditional famous dish in Xi'an. Crisp meat tender with cover, perfume alcohol exactly remarkable, ' praised as Chang An simply'?The calabash chicken starts in the Tang Dynasty.
>>Eight scene dinners in Chang An: According to"eight scenes in Chang An" Grand banquet designed and made,Including Cold dish of 12 ,flowers of ancient city, Eight dishes of last courses of a feast and thin some fruit, etc.. It is Combine famous historical site of Xi'an and delicious food of the historical together ingeniously.
>>Cured mutton: Famous and precious food in Xi'an. Nianzhipo Cured mutton of Lao Tong, Meat is loose and crisp, the color and luster is ruddy, salty and rotten and delicious, and the smell is aromatic.
>>The thick wine in Huanggui: Call anciently "Li of wine with dregs", Call "jade thick liquid "too. The hobby very to the thick wine of men of literature and writing of the Tang Dynasty, LuXun, and GuoMoruo appreciates to this wine very much too. Thick wine juice thick, the silk floss is sweet and agreeable to the taste, invigorate the stomach, promote blood circulation, and quench the thirst, the function of moistening the lung.
>>Cured donkey's meat: It is begin with Xianfeng, Tongzhi year. It is Cold drinks and snacks treasure, go well with wine delicacy. Making craft complicated, undergo 3 seasons of autumn and winter of summer, are shone, press, boil and salt it down. Cured money meat is top grade.
>>Fork mountain vermicelli: Select the special powder of high-quality wheat for use, through rubbing one, rub one with the hands, ten dishes of processes of having rascals etc. was refined. The noodles are thin in vain, boil proof flavor is fragrant, take and exist, and it is convenient to eat. One of the famous products in clear mere thread period is the place for paying tribute to the imperial family. Ones that had participated in San Francisco of U.S.A.and hold in 1931"world exposition". It is with a long standing reputation. Have already formed more than ten processing bases that relatively concentrates.
>>Qishan mountain smell of urine son: Started in Zhou dynasty according to legend, it was a folk and traditional wheaten food good merchantable brand. Use the pork while making ' smell of urine Add the bean curd, Huang Hua, the Auricular, the bottom dishes of the kelp and delicious flavor, float dish, cook soup water surface.
>>Qishan mountain Flour skin: Cold drinks and snacks made of precise powder, should use in four seasons. In the period of Qing kangxi year once the food of the imperial household of imperial palace according to legend, have another name called "the powder of Beijing eat by emperor". The craft is exquisite that the flour skin of made, it is quite good to flavour, famous with "smooth thin white, soft, strength and fragrant"
>>Qishan mountain helmets: Similar to the pot cover, the thin flesh of skin is thick, the color is yellowish-white, strengthen the oil, condiments such as the sesame, it is crisp, the oil is fragrant, delicious.
>>Steep the oil cake: developed by the Tang Dynasty "see that disappeared Develop". Rise of the cake, bubbles are fluffy, its flavor is fragrant, and the entry disappears promptly. The form is exquisitely carved, the flower like making insulting skillfully.
>>The oil tower of the money: Call too "multi-layer steamed bread". Similar to wisps of gold silks to twine, one storey of tower buildings is folded. The soft silk floss is moist, fresh and cool favourable mouth, making is meticulous.
>>Crystal cake: Produced in under Song Dynasty first, Yuan Dynasty had been already marketing in Xi'an and Beijing, large cities and towns such as Tianjin, etc... It is obtained the title of the high-quality and famous-brand products in 1983.
Now introduce the famous shop which goes to Xi'an to everybody:
|Snack of Chinese
||City South Street No 113.
|Xi'an Fan cured butcher's meat shop
|Shihui groups of Sichuan hot pot city
|The west imprison beef and mutton steep steamed bun hall
||the west Guanzheng street
|Station snack counter
|Liangji sweet food shop
|Dawn beef and mutton steep steamed bun hall
|Spring steep steamed bun hall
|Textile city of sweet food shop
|Lightly fried dumpling hall
|Laoguan house sweet food check and calculate shop
|Hepingmen snack check and calculate shop
||wild goose tower
|Yongxin dumpling hall
|On the sunny side sweet food shop
|New urban individual operation earth pot have a dinner party hall
||the east eight
|Beauty tea house
||South Street 1 No.
|Xi'an three food company
||rosefinch door the Five Mountains
|Jiasan steamed dumpling the home shop
||north gate west sheep city No 121