Shift your focus from luxury hotels and restaurants to street corners and you may have surprise finds for an epicurean experience.
Ying He Alley
Ying He Alley is located in the part of Jinniu District called "Fu Qin Gourmet Court". This is a great place to find food–it has a huge variety of local cuisines.
Qing Nian Hotpot (Youth Hotpot)青年火锅
There are so many types of hotpot in this city. Even though Qing Nian has simple decorations, they have long lines every night. The owner says that they use special ingredients to make the flavors mellow, so no need to worry about getting acne from the spice. Their hotpot is fresh and inexpensive.