Suzhou Food belongs to Su Cuisine, one of the eight famous culinary schools in China. In sum, Su cuisine has the following several characteristics: first, with precise material choice and exquisite and fine cooking, it is made according to materials and on schedule. Second, it excels in a variety of common cooking methods such as stewing, simmering, baking over a slow fire, warming-up, steaming, sautéing and stir-frying. Next, it has a clear and fresh taste with moderate saltiness and sweetness, which is thick without being greasy and light without being thin. Finally, it places an emphasis on flavoring soup and retaining original juice.
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|Boat Dessert||Crispy Rice Crust Soup|
The main delicacy streets in Suzhou can be divided into two kinds: the traditional delicacy streets, such as Taijiannong Delicacy Street and Bifengfang Delicacy Street in Guanqianjie District; Shiquanjie Food Street and Fenghuangjie Food Street in Panmen District, and exotic delicacy street such as Xinqu Commercial Street featuring Japanese food and Xindu Piazza characterized with western food.
|Blue Marlin West Restaurant||Changood Hot Pot|
|Deyuelou Restaurant||Grandma Restaurant|
|Ligeng Hall||Shuixianglou Restaurant|
|songhelou Restaurant||Tongji Restaurant|
|Yangyang Dumpling Restaurant|