Tianjin offers to a visitor not just traditional local snack, for which it is famous but also other cuisines from mainland China and the world. The port city is especially famous for sea-food as one can get fresh catch every day. The city is known for its food-streets, where you can find luxurious fine dining restaurants and at the same time mouth-watering snacks at the roadside kiosks. In fact it is a great idea to try good roadside kiosks serving world famous Tianjin snacks. These street side small restaurants and vendors are particular favorites of the local people, who mostly prefer to have the mouth-watering snacks from these places.
As emphasized earlier, the city is famous for preparing a wide
variety of snacks both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Goubuli Baozi
(steamed stuffed bun) is one of the oldest snacks served in the
city. The snack has grown so much in popularity that now it is found
in almost all the eating out places in other parts of China. Shiba
Jie Mahua (fried dough twist) is a sweet smelling and crispy snack
that can also be stored for few months. Another traditional featured
Tianjin snack is the fried cake. The snack has a distinct flavor
with crispy outer surface and inside having soft thin bean feeling
which is sweet in taste.
Tianjin is also famous for some very unusual dishes. People here
try their hands at different kinds of meats. Dishes are prepared
here from Sparrow, donkey and grasshopper meat. Local flavors, herbs
and cooking styles turn these meats into some of the finest exotic
dishes, Tianjin is famous for. So, people who are ready to
experiment with non-vegetarian dishes, surely have a treat awaiting
them. People who intend to stick to popular international
continental food have no reason to worry, as Tianjin houses most of
the popular international fast food chains. Burgers, chicken buckets
and pizzas too hence come all handy at Tianjin. Also popular and
common in Tianjin are Islamic cuisine owing to the large
concentration of Muslims in the region. The city hence has diverse
delicacies to offer to a visitor to satisfy his taste buds.