The 16th Chinese Food Festival to be Held This Friday

November means the carnival of shopping. With the approaching Double 11, both online stores and offline shopping malls are busy with sales promotions, which seems to be the gospel for shopaholics. Moreover this weekend a feast for foodies will be on show. From Nov.6-8, the 16th Chinese Food Festival will be in full swing. Thousands kinds of foods from cities along the world heritage Grand Canal will be showcasted in Hangzhou.  

This year the food festival will be held at the plaza of Hangzhou Tower C, which is beside the Grand Canal. Special dishes will also be served at restaurants in Xiaohe Zhi Jie, Dadou Road and along the Grand Canal. Various delicacies will whet your appetite.

Tangqi meatballs, Fuyang thin sheets of bean curd, Jiang’s Longmen multi-layer steamed bread, Xinkaiyuan cold dishes, Wanfo lake fishes, amongst many others. The food festival will cover most of Hangzhou snacks and desserts. Hundreds of food companies will gather in Hangzhou and bring thousands of different flavors. 

This year foodies can enjoy almost a one-stop shopping experience. Different exhibition blocks will be set up. Coffee and teahouse associations will also be sending their teams to give coffee and tea making performances.   

If you are interested in cooking methods, go and see Hangzhou Cuisine lecture. Every afternoon (15:00-17:30) from Nov.6-8, Hangzhou chefs will teach you how to cook famous Hangzhou Cuisine and canal dishes.