Wuxi Food & Restaurant

Wuxi Food & Restaurant

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Steamed Bun in a Small Bamboo Steamer

It is made of top-grade flour with well selected ingredients by being steamed in a small bamboo steamer. The bun features thin coating and abundant fillings.

Wonton with “Three Fresh Ingredients”

Three Fresh Ingredients refer to the fresh meat, dried and shelled shrimps, preserved Szechuan pickle which are the main stuffings of this food. The seasoners include bone soup, dried bean curd shreds and egg shreds. The wonton with "three fresh ingredients" with thin coat, rich fillings and fresh soup, is a popular snack among locals.

Oil Dried Bean Curd

It is a traditional snack of Wuxi City. Slice hardened processed bean curd was sliced and then fried in a small pan till the color turns to golden. spices including ripe soy sauce, sweet flour sauce, minced scallion, minced ginger, crystal sugar are sprinkled before the food being served. This snack is tender inside and crisp outside with appetiting fragrance.

Other well-known dishes include Blue shrimps fried alive very quickly over hot fire, whitebait with crisp crust, shelled crystal shrimp, gluten with meat, crucian with butter, meat with preserved bean curd gravy

Muslim restaurants in Wuxi are concentrated around the mosque in 240 Changqing Road.无锡市长庆路250号. Continue to read halal food in China.

Vegetarian Restaurants

Green Life Fashionable and Healthy Vegetarian Restaurant

The restaurant advocates a quiet and peaceful life attitude and the dietary habit that excludes oil and monosodium glutamate. The environment may not be very elegant, but it is clean and quiet. A dish called “jade soup” is especially recommended; it is cooked with spinach juice, pine nuts and needle mushrooms. Another recommended dish is the vegetable salad which is nourishing and tasty. The restaurant also sells many organic products like raisins. Also, there are many kinds of set meals and vegetarian noodles. The waiters there will initiatively remind you when the amount of food you have ordered has been enough, so that there is no waste.

Early Vegetarianism

This is a restaurant with a groovy and elegant environment which pays a lot of attention to details. For example, the toothpastes are made from corn. Another example is that mushroom powder is used instead of monosodium glutamate in the cooking process. Much of the food is made from soybean fiber. But the food price may be a bit high for many people. In addition, smoking is forbidden and only mild vegetarian beer is offered there.

Kaiyuan Temple Vegetarian Restaurant

The restaurant is located at the door of the Kaiyuan Temple, and you don’t need to buy the entrance ticket to get into the restaurant. The vegetarian noodles there are especially recommended. Because of the popular business, on many occasions it can become crowded in the restaurant and sometimes you may need to queue up to have the vegetarian noodles.

Lingshan Vegetable Diet Restaurant

Located at the foot of the Big Buddha, the restaurant enjoys great popularity. The environment is large and simple. Sometimes you may need to wait for your meal due to the popular business there. One thing that should be mentioned is that the restaurant also provides meat or fish as well as a lot of vegetarian food.

Muslim Restaurants

The 9th Century Halal Restaurant

The restaurant mainly serves Muslim food that is fresh, tasty and delicate. The decoration of the restaurant is also impressive, with white and green as the main colors. Pointed arches on the walls, marble flooring, small fountains, green trees and music in the air, all combine features of a Chinese building with those of an Arab one, to make the restaurant clean, bright and elegant.

Muslim’s Song in Grassland

Different from other similar halal restaurants, the restaurant primarily serves various kinds of hot pots made with ingredients of Muslim food. Beef and mutton, fresh and tender, are the two most popular foods. Besides its delicious taste, the other attraction of the meat it offers is that it is served as a buffet. With a savory soup base and special peanut sauce or sesame paste, you can enjoy a distinctive Muslim dish. What’s more, the services that the restaurant offers are considerate and passionate. Before you finish the meat on your plate, the waiters will offer you more meat spontaneously.

Green Willow House

With nearly a hundred years’ history, the time-honored restaurant is famous for its Muslim vegetarian food that is like meat both in its appearance and taste. With constant improvement year by year, it has won many prizes in cooking competitions and has formed nine specialties called ‘must-have food’, which attract many customers.

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