Grilled squid is the most representative variety of Qingdao seafood barbecue. It 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.
Liuting braised pig feet is one of Qingdao's time-honored dishes, with a history of over 120 years. It has fragrant gravy and a tender taste.
Jiaodong bobo boasts a history of over 300 years. It is made of wheat flour and is four or even six times larger than mantou, a staple in North China.
Chinese green onion pancake was dubbed a "Yantai famous snack" by the Yantai Tourism Bureau and the Yantai Cooking Association in 2005.
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.
Pork greaves is a characteristic food in Qingdao, it is easy to make and rich in nutrition and flavor.
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. This dish just needs water to boil the coelomactra antiquata.