Qingdao Cuisine, usually deep fried, braised, roasted or stewed, commonly uses soy sauce, shallots and garlic, and the dishes are known for their delicate aromas, and pure flavor.
Liuting braised pig feet is one of Qingdao's time-honored dishes, with a history of over 120 years.
Qingdao big steamed stuffed bun is one of Qingdao’s special snacks. It has about ten types of stuffing.
Coelomactra antiquata is a kind of shellfish native to Qingdao. Its original fresh and delicious taste is preserved.
Stewed chicken with Laoshan mushrooms is one of the representative dishes in Qingdao. It stews a local rooster and Laoshan mushrooms in a soup stock.
Grilled squid requires the whole squid to be cut into parts for roasting with chilies and other ingredients.
Qingdao bean jelly is boiled with endemic special edible seaweed. It is a jelly-like gelatinous food.
Pork greaves is a characteristic food in Qingdao, it is easy to make and rich in nutrition and flavor.
This dish uses fresh local Spanish mackerel and is hand-stirred to make the fish balls fresh, smooth and uniquely flavored.