With wheat and corn as the main crops, Tianshui food is mainly made from flour. There are many delicious snacks including Guagua, Liangpi, Jiangshui Noodle, Jiaotuan and Dalu Noodle and so on. Among all of them, Guagua is one of the most featured dishes there. Historical documents have provided evidences that as early as the Western Han Dynasty, Guagua was a dish offered to the royal family. Nowadays, Guagua, loved by the locals, is one of the most popular breakfasts in Tianshui. Numerous snack bars, offering Guagua everyday, are brisk in business no matter in cold winter or hot summer.
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|Tianshui Baked Pie||Tianshui Bean starch Jelly|
|Tianshui Guagua||Tianshui Niangpi|
|Tianshui noodles in sour soup|
The same as other northwestern cities, restaurants in Tianshui will provide you authentic local food, Muslim food and other kinds of Chinese cuisines. As an old Chinese saying goes, food is the top priority of people’s life, while taste is the top priority of food. There are not only many well-known big and luxury restaurants, but also many popular local food snack bars. Even some nameless eateries can offer you tasty food. The following restaurants are some of the best choices for travelers to taste the authentic flavor according to many local people’s experience.
|Ayishe Casserole Teppanyaki Beiguan Restaurant||Changji Guagua Restaurant|
|Tianshui Food Street|