Suzhou is a paradise for gourmets, and has hundreds of years of culinary experimentation. Suzhou cuisine is light in taste and sweeter than Yangzhou’s Huaiyang Cuisine.
This chicken select white sugar and sweet-scented osmanthus sugar as raw materials. The chicken resembles white jade, which whets the diner’s appetite.
The quick-fried fish and bittern duck noodle is the most famous noodle in Suzhou. Aside from its selective ingredients and delicious taste, the noodle has three distinct features.
It is said that once stopping at the Crane House during his south Yangtze tour, Emperor Qian Long saw a carp frisking on the holy table and ordered it cooked for him.
Suzhou's Biluochun Tea is one of the ten most famous teas in China. It is popular due to its strong aroma.
Bittern bean curd is a famous specialty in Suzhou. It is red in color and delicious in taste, like a confection or bittern dish.