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November 2010


Third, the city of Xi'an Jia celebrities. Came to Xi'an, you are in any case to go Mr. Jia San thorough taste of the Muslim people and the United States Meilen skill-hwan. Jia find three, do you even find a real snack. Xi'an snacks and more, "Jia灌汤three buns" is the head of the largest and most resounding number one in Xi'an snacks.

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buckwheat noodles

Xi'an city wall in the northwest there is a place called Jiaochang door, as the name implies, was probably the Eight Banners soldiers, green exercise the powers of the local soldiers. "Gate" did not see, but for a long period of time, "teaching field gate," the words appear in Xi'an's population, are often hung behind the other two words "饸饹."
Buckwheat noodles made from the use of comparison is called a fixed饸饹buckwheat noodles. According to some research that this food has been in the Yuan Dynasty, Yuan based on the王桢the "Book of agricultural buckwheat" in section "the North after the诸郡kinds of grinding for the soup noodles or cakes, Wei River leakage. "" river leakage, ""饸饹", both in the pronunciation of Putonghua is based on whether the cavity is very similar to those in Shaanxi, and perhaps the former to the latter is the sound bar

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Huang Thick Wine

Shaanxi flavor to their dishes point contains a rich cultural history and taste for more and more visitors by understanding and love. Feast on the banquet is, regardless of family dining, so the most famous drinks in Shaanxi Huang started the popularity of the Thick Wine. Now, from the Grand Hotel to the Neighborhood and snack shops everywhere selling hot in the Thick Wine, Xi'an, as well as many old people and children and also be able to say a few words about外地客Yang and Thick Wine to the legend.
Huang Thick Wine is caused Xiaoqu glutinous rice and sweet, with its fragrant named Huang. This wine like a玉液,绵甜mellow, long aftertaste, it is said of its history can be traced back to the Zhou Dynasty's "mash sweet wine." By research, invention in distilled spirits, our ancestors have been drinking is such a wine, especially in the Tang Dynasty, "Li Bai's poems斗酒100, Chang'an City上酒家sleep, called the Son of Heaven had come on board, claiming Hill is Sally wine. "Du Fu's here,"斗酒"Thick Wine refers on this point唐墓murals unearthed in recent years as evidence can also: 1992 in Chang'an County, South Lane Wangcun unearthed Wei
Family's tomb in the courtyard there is a banquet master map, chart, there are two girls from both sides of the wine on the side seats. Archaeological experts have pointed out that the wine is drawn next to the current pressure is from the client, as in Li Bai's poem "Man-shop wind Lau Fa-Xiang, Wu Ji pressure to persuade visitors to taste wine," described the scene. The key is a "pressure" character, that is human to make wine with juice and separated from the lees, this scenario in today's Xi'an, a number of "old" can still be seen in hotels.

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