Beside Guilin being the famous tourist attraction, food in Guilin is quite special and delicious. At Li River, fish is the preferred diet by many people. Also the rice noodle is famous in this city of Guilin. When you visit Guilin, do not leave the city without sampling some of the delicious food found there. The places where to find these Guilin rice noodle are such as shanghai and Hong Kong. Many visitors at Guilin must eat this noodle rice. The rice is made from rice flower and oil. The rice in cooked in broth then served in bowl with soup of pork, beef, pepper, garlic and peanuts.

This rice is very cheap and it is staple food of these Guilin people. Many of the restaurants which sell these rice noodles; they are always full of people during meal times. Another famous food in Guilin is the Yangshuo beer fish. This food is made from fresh Li River fish. It is fried along with beer, pepper, garlic, onions, tomatoes, soy, sugar and celery. It is unforgettable experience when you eat Yangshuo's beer fish. This is because it is delicious and the fish meat is tender and fresh.


Lipu looped meat is also a famous food in Guilin. It is a traditional dish and served in a traditional way. This type of food is found during some festivals and events. It is made from Taro and it is combined with red pepper, pork, garlic, fermented bean curd, wine, honey and many others. The pork and taro are first dip fried into vegetable oil. The dish is very delicious and it is golden in color. All these Guilin food has health benefits and you can enjoy them to improve your health status. When you visit Guilin, do not miss out to taste some of these foods. Additionally, the homemade dishes such as fried beef with the bamboo shoot & steamed and minced pork with chestnut are worth tasting.

Local snacks
The rice noodles that are either flat or round, are most famous local snacks you can find. Thing that sets a dish apart from other is soup that is made from Lo Han Kuo, pork, steak, and different seasonings. That depends on ingredients that are used in soup, the rice noodles are divided in vegetable, 3 fresh and original soup, sour and spicy, beef as well as horse meat noodles. Horse meat noodles of the Huixian Lou are very popular.


Among more famous of the local snacks are the Guilin rice noodles (or mifen), chestnut glutinous dumplings, nun noodles, stewed duck with the gingko, stewed duck with the ginger and lotus-leaf duck. Some specialties of this region are been described below.
The stewed duck and gingko is the traditional dish and remedy for the lung problems. The gingko, duck meat cubes, ham slices or other ingredients are well steamed in the braising cups. Result is light and savory soup where tender duck meat will contrast pleasantly with smooth and slimy texture of gingko.