Couple Lung Slice
Legend has it that in the 1930s, Guo Chaohua and his wife ran a restaurant, serving a delicious dish called Lung Slice, which was well received by customers. Hence the name Couple Lung Slice. Beautiful in color, soft and tender, aromatic and spicy, it is one of famous dishes of Sichuan.
Lai Tangyuan (balls made of glutinous rice flour served in soup)
In 1894 a person whose name was Lai Yuanxin sold balls made of glutinous rice flour along the street. His balls featured thin skin, delicious stuffing, a sweet taste and a good smell. Later he ran a store named as "Lai Tangyuan." Balls served by this store have been well received by the Chengdu people.
Longchaoshou (dumpling soup, or wonton known in north China)
Dandan noodles, originally sold by peddlers along the street. are delicious and spicy.
Tea Drinking Customs
Tea drinking customs are an important content of ancient catering culture of Sichuan Province. The people in Central Sichuan like to drink tea with a lid-covered teacup, reflecting their special life interest, which has aroused great interest of Chinese and foreign tourists. The Lid-covered Tea invented in Chengdu is unique.
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