A Foodies Guide to Tianjin – Delighting your taste buds

Boasting an amazing urban façade in China, Tianjin is quite popular for its scrumptious cuisine too! Particularly the seafood and river produce dishes! If you are a first-time traveller here, then you ought to know the dished to look out for in Tianjin.

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Goubuli

Tianjin Seafood

Taking the location of the city into account, it is no wonder that the locals have come up with fantastic seafood dishes that bring out the exquisite taste of the succulent crab and shrimp! Try out some of the unique dishes served in generous helpings at restaurants like Fanzhuang and Tianyi Square.

Goubuli

This snack that originated in Tianjin is well-loved in China. The treat dates back to over 150 years in the past. Prepared with half fermented flour, the buns give out a delicious aroma that is sure to tickle your foodie senses! These snacks can be found on in eateries close to Somerset International Building Tianjin and also in Japan, Korea and even the US!

Shibajie ma hua

This tongue twister is the name of a food item that is sure to get you addicted! These fried dough twists are crusty in texture with a sweet flavour and alluring fragrance too. Those staying in Tianjin corporate housing complexes often head out to the street to grab a taste of Shibajie ma hua.

Er duo yan zha gao

Yet another tongue-twisting name of a delicious delicacy from Tianjin! But do you know what it means? When translated to English it means ear-hole fried cake! Curious to know what this tastes like? With a crunchy exterior and the inside filled with sweet red bean paste, this cake sure sounds like a delightful snack!

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Healthy food in Hong Kong – The coolest spots for healthy eating

Hong Kong is known for a lot of things, including amazing healthy eating spots dotted around the island. Healthy eating is an adventure in itself, so if you’re looking for protein dishes, yummy salads, and acai bowls, Hong Kong has you covered.

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VEDA

Depending on what you’re in the mood for, Veda has got you covered. Whether it’s a curry or congee, you’re definitely in good hands when you visit Veda. 10-minutes from Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong, this healthy eating spot is a must visit to satisfy your salad cravings.

Fete Up

One of the best spots in Sheung Wan for salad boxes, Fete Up offers two main types where you can pick your own choice of grains, proteins, and vegetables. It caters to both vegetarians and meat eaters.

Supa Bowl

If you’re into smoothies and acai bowls, Supabowl is a restaurant in Wanchai that comes to mind when one speaks of healthy eating! If you’re on the lookout for something tasty, guilt-free and Instagram worthy, then Supabowl is the place for you. You’ll find a wide range of vegan and vegetarian acai bowls.

SpiceBox Organics

An ideal spot for the health conscious, SpiceBox organics is a beloved health food store. It is also a deli that serves vegan and vegetarian treats, so for your dose of healthy and low-fat food items, look no further!

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A Foodies Guide to Chengdu – Have a holiday filled with flavour

If you adore food and by chance happen to be or are planning a visit to China, the place to visit is definitely Chengdu which is a foodie paradise. Given below are some Sichuan foods to taste test and where to find them.

Noodles

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Noodles & Wontons

Let’s begin this Sichuan culinary journey with noodles and wantons. You are sure to be amazed at the various types of noodles found in Chengdu! However, one of the favourites would be Dan Dan Noodles and Chilli Oil Wontons which can be found even at hotels like Ascott Reffles City Chengdu.

The Hot Pot

This is one of the most traditional dishes one cannot miss when in Chengdu! It’s time to step out of those service apartments in Chengdu and hit the streets in search of that famous Hot Pot dish. Check out Bashu Dazhaimen Hot Pot for the best experience.

Traditional food spots

To find some of the most delicious authentic food in Chengdu, travel to the quieter parts of town with few buildings and less traffic. Here the locals serve dishes with flavours that just explode in your mouth!

Luxury dining

There are quite a few spots if you are up for a fine dining experience in Chengdu. Hotels such as Ascott Raffles City Chengdu manage restaurants that serve traditional Chinese cuisine in style.

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