Known as the land of milk and honey, Suzhou has a long history of culinary culture which has created a unique excel cuisine. It delicacies have been shaped step by step accumulating experience.
The specialties include strict in selecting materials, delicate preparation, showing art according to materials and different dishes in four seasons.
Suzhou cuisine is notable in each branch of gastronomy: art--stewing, braising, quick-frying, stir-frying, steaming, roasting and deep-frying. Food tends to be sweet. The soups are clear, but not thin; the gravy is rich, but not heavy.
This gourmetsí paradise are particularly good at preparing dishes using freshwater products.
Famous dishes of Suzhou are:
Some main restaurants, bars and cofes of Suzhou:
- Steamed White Fish: white fish, shredded ginger with red and green pepper being delicately used.
- Squirrel-shaped Mandarin Fish: large fish cut into strips, breaded in flour, fried, and served covered with pine nuts and a sweet-and-sour sauce.
- Water shield with egg flakes: tasty soup made with water shield and added egg flakes.
- Stir-fried crab meat.
- chicken cooked in locus leave.
||No.141 Guanqian Street
||No.27 Eunuch lane
||No.23 Eunuch Lane
|Zhu Hongxing Wheaten Food House
||No. 340 Renmin Road
|Old Zhengxing Restaurant
||No.19 Taijian Lane, Guanqian
|Meijiale Canton Restaurant
||No.252 Phoenix Rd
|Seoul Korean Restaurant
||No.199 Shiquan St.
||No.60 Business St.