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Chinese Street Food Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Culture, Vocabulary

Street eats are some of the best in China – cheap and incredibly delicious! Take a video tour of night markets to learn a bunch about Chinese street food.

驴肉火烧 – lǘ ròu huǒ shāo
donkey meat sandwich

饺子 – jiǎo zi

凉皮 – liáng pí
“cold skin” (a cold noodle dish)

包子 – bāo zi
steamed stuffed buns

小笼包 – xiǎo lóng bāo
soupy dumplings

肉夹馍 – ròu jiā mó
Chinese hamburger

凉面 – liáng miàn
cold noodles

煎饼 – jiān bǐng
egg pancake

夜市 – yè shì
night market

老外 – lǎo wài

鸡蛋灌饼 – jī dàn guàn bǐng
egg pancakes

馄饨汤 – hún tún tāng
wonton soup

非常好吃 – fēi cháng hǎo chī
very delicious

串 – chuàn

串儿 – chuàn er

烧烤 – shāo kǎo

烤鸡肉 – kǎo jī ròu
grilled chicken

羊腿 – yáng tuǐ
leg of lamb

海鲜 – hǎi xiān

蔬菜 – shū cài

麻辣汤 – má là tāng
hot and spicy soup

臭豆腐 – chòu dòu fu
stinky tofu

菠萝饭 – bō luó fàn
pineapple rice

糖葫芦 – táng hú lu
candied fruit

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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