Jinli Snack Street: Paradise for Foodies
By Chengdu Panda Asian Food Festival

Jinli Street with many snack stands is the paradise for the foodies seeking delicacies in Chengdu, the City of Gastronomy by UNESCO.

It must be a pity for a foodie who comes to Chengdu without visiting Jinli Street, home of snacks, and the travel guide below is for the foodies to find delicacies in the street.
Jinli Street Wuhou District, next to the famous Wuhouci Shrine Museum, boasts a cluster of constructions remolded after the traditional architectural styles in western Sichuan, and features narrow alleys, stone bridges, pavilions, courtyards and various waterside scenes. Go into the street through the main entrance on the Wuhouci Street, and walk about 100 meters, you will find a fork road with one road leading to tourist sites on the right and the other leading to the snack street.
The snack street is always bustling with people waiting on line to buy snacks. These snacks with perfect combinations of color, aroma and taste will make your mouth watering. The followings are the names of the snack stands and recommended delicacies.
Delicacies: Rice in Chicken Wings, Goubuli Stuffed Buns, Fried Tofu
Average Price: RMB10-15/person
Recommendation: barbecued chicken wings, delicious and nutritious.
Waipo Mifen (Granny's Rice Noodles)
Delicacies: Sour and Spicy Rice Noodles, Fried Silkworm Chrysalis, Corn Buns, Fried Jelly, Glutinous Rice Cakes with Brown Sugar, Grapefruit Tea, Fruit Puff Pastry
Average Price: RMB5-15/person
Recommendation: The sour and spicy rice noodles is appetizing with delicious flavors. The silkworm chrysalis is a kind of nutritional supplement.
Rongwei Tihua
Delicacies: Braised Duck Heads, Braised Pig's Feet, Spicy Rabbit legs, Spicy Chicken Legs, Sweet-sour Plum Juice
Average Price: RMB5-15/person
Recommendation: The braised duck heads taste spicy, sweet, salty and tongue numbing.
Delicacies: Grilled Fresh Squids, Grilled Fresh Sauries
Average Price: RMB10-20/person
Recommendation: The grilled fresh squids have irresistible temptation for its original tastes.
Delicacies: Crystal Steamed Dumplings, Sliced Beef in Chili Sauce, Zhong Dumplings, Sour and Spicy Rice Noodles, Sichuan Sausages
Average Price: RMB5-15/person
Recommendation: The crystal steamed dumplings have a charming look and delicate tastes.
Delicacies: Sandapao
Average Price: RMB10-15/person
Recommendation: Sandapao is a bowl of glutinous rice balls served in soybean powder and black sugar. The snack gets this interesting name (Sandapao in Chinese means three big-gun shots) because of its ostentatious making: the balls are thrown onto a board with soybean powder and tinsel saucers before they land at the basket, making loud sounds in the process.
Delicacies: Potato Pancakes, Pea Pancakes, Beef Pancakes, Ham Pancakes, Porridge, Coconut Jelly, Herbal Tea
Average Price: RMB5-17/person
Recommendation: The potato pancakes are crispy with a golden appearance.
Niurou Jiaobing (Beef Pretzels)
Delicacies: Beef Pretzels, Fish-flavored Tofu, Glutinous Rice Eggs
Average Price: RMB8-10/person
Recommendation: With spicy and sweet flavors, the beef pretzels are crunching crispy and delicious.
Saniao Niuwan (Juicy Beef Balls)
Delicacies: Juicy Beef Balls, Roast Pig's Snouts, Roast Pig's Feet, Grapefruit Tea with Honey
Average Price: RMB10-15/person
Recommendation: The juicy beef balls are chewy and delicate with original meat juice.
Leshan Bobo Chicken
Delicacies: Pickled Chicken Claws, Jinli Special Bean Jelly, Cold Noodles
Average Price: RMB10-30/person
Recommendation: The chicken are chewy, tender and tasty with a combination of spicy and sweet flavors.
Shuhan Yigenmian (Shuhan Single-Strand Noodles)
Delicacies: Single-Strand Noodles, Rose Glutinous Rice Cakes, Sichuan Sausages, Roast Bullfrogs
Average Price: RMB10-18/person
Recommendation: Single-Strand Noodles, with an un-ending strand of noodles in the bowl varied tastes.
Jinguan Paigu (Jinguan Chops)
Delicacies: Jinguan Chops, Herbal Jelly, Herbal Tea
Average Price: RMB5-15/person
Recommendation: The meat on the chops is lean, sweet and crispy.
Heyiwei Doufuhua (Heyiwei Beancurd Jelly)
Delicacies: Beancurd Jelly with steamed Beef, Chuanbei Bean Jelly, Fish-flavored Tofu
Average Price: RMB10-18/person
Recommendation: The beancurd jelly is nutritious, delicious and appetizing.
Yishi Juntun Guokui (Yi's Juntun Pancakes)
Delicacies: Brown Sugar Pancakes, Chicken Pancakes, Beef Pancakes, Bamboo-tube-cooked Rice with Peas, Bamboo-tube-cooked Rice with Spicy Chicken
Average Price: RMB9-15/person
Recommendation: The pancakes are delicious, crispy and delicate.
Bihe Chunjuan (Bihe Spring Rolls)
Delicacies: Old Chengdu Spring Rolls, Fried Rice Balls, Fried Spring Rolls, Roast Duck Spring Rolls
Average Price: RMB6-13/person
Recommendation: Various cold stuffing are in the Spring Rolls. With soybean sauce, vinegar, chili powder, sesame and peanuts, it tastes delicious.
Delicacies: Baked Egg Pancakes, Spicy Bean Jelly, Beef Wrapped by Bamboo Leaves
Average Price: RMB6-15/person
Recommendation: The soft baked egg pancake smells and tastes good.
Zhangfei Luzhu
Delicacies: Fried Dumplings with Chicken Broth, Rabbit Heads, Dried and Shredded Rabbits
Average Price: RMB8-18/person
Recommendation: The braised and stewed meat is crispy, spicy and nutritious.
Traffic to Jinli Street
Address: #231, Wuhouci Street, Wuhou District
Bus: 1, 8, 10, 21, 26, 29, 57, 82, 109, 110, 213, 301, 302, 334, 335.