Luoyang City "Soup Drinking Guide", takes you to enjoy drinks in Luoyang with experienced food lovers

If you arrive in Luoyang, during meal time, you will hear the locals greeting each other with "Miao he tang", which shows the importance of food and drinks in Luoyang. There are countless types of soups in Luoyang, so if you are a newcomer and want to try various types of special soups, but don't know where to start, don't miss this guide. Why do people in Luoyang like to drink soup? It goes back a long time ago. Luoyang, an ancient city and transportation hub in the Central Plains, used to have many travelers and merchants. When people went out, they liked to bring some dry food. However, when they were on the road, the dry food was too hard. The people in Luoyang thought of using a hot bowl of soup to soak the dry food, so it would be very enjoyable to eat. Furthermore, Luoyang's weather is dry, so drinking soup is a good way to keep hydrated. The "soup" culture has a long history and has had a great influence on Luoyang. Soup restaurants can be found everywhere, and customers sitting, holding bowls of soup, form a unique scene of the city in the morning. If you come to Luoyang, having a bowl of soup in the morning is like immersing yourself in the local scenery.

MJ Mountain Beef Soup Restaurant

Not a lot of spices needed, just simple seasoning. Simmered overnight with low heat, a bowl of fresh beef soup in the morning will keep you full until noon and full of energy! In the soup world of Luoyang, Majie Mountain Beef Soup holds an irreplaceable position. Its great feature is the use of fresh ingredients, with beef and bones freshly slaughtered that day, simmered overnight. Let the aroma of the first ray of sunlight accompany the morning breeze to the diners. The ingredients are simple, a little spring onion, an appropriate amount of beef, but the essence is in the soup, one sip and you will taste the crispy and fragrant flavor~~ So refreshing!

South Gate Beef Noodle Soup

Eat and drink a lot, eat big pancakes~ But the beef soup in a small bowl goes against the norm. Compared to other establishments, this bowl is not particularly big, but it is one of its features. However, it doesn't affect its deliciousness, especially when paired with freshly-baked canola flowers that are fragrant and crispy. The oil whirlwind is also a specialty of the Nan Guan beef soup in a small bowl. (Friends from the southern region, we have small bowls here, they are even bigger than the southern big bowls.)

Xiaoyao Town Spicy Soup

Although originated from Xiaoyao Town in Henan Province, the hot and spicy soup in Huolatang is favored by the people of Luoyang. Therefore, it is also an essential delicacy in Luoyang. The soup is simmered with vermicelli, black fungus, glass noodles, fatty pork, scallions, garlic slices, and gluten to form a bowl of sour and spicy appetizing Huolatang. Most diners would choose to have it with youtiao, fried pancakes, or a few pan-fried dumplings. After a meal, you won't feel hungry until noon, it is very filling. Tofu pudding often accompanies Huolatang. If you can't handle spicy food, you can ask the master to make a bowl with a mixture of both. Adding tofu pudding to Huolatang is also delicious. (Personally, I like to add a little bit of vinegar for a sour and spicy taste~)

Qingxiang Garden does not translate the soup

Luoyang, Henan Province, Lijingmen West Street, Old City District. This place is called "Bu Fan Tang" and is basically the opposite of hot and spicy soup. If you want to have a lively experience, go to Lijingmen Ancient City in Luoyang after dark. The first shop you see when entering from the west side is it. There are many Bu Fan Tang shops in the old city, but only this one has long queues. If you don't have the courage to brave the crowds, you won't be able to taste it. It is called "Bu Fan Tang" because it adds mung bean noodles to the soup, which can keep it from boiling during the cooking process. In addition, it includes wood ear fungus, vermicelli, tofu shreds, and other ingredients. Compared to hot and spicy soup, it is relatively light. If you prefer mild flavors, give it a try.

Li Ji Tofu Soup, a well-established old brand

Address: 50 meters west of the intersection of Yingcai Road and Meiyin Street, Luolong District. Li Ji's tofu soup, which can have a place among the many Luoyang beef soup shops, demonstrates its remarkable strength. With a base of broth, it pairs well with tender and smooth tofu, crispy meatballs, fried tofu, slightly cooked vegetables, silky vermicelli, topped with fragrant scallion oil and refreshing ginger paste ~ To complete the dish, add a light and chewy pancake shred ~ Remember to control the amount of salt added, salt should be added to the tofu soup. Be sure to control the soaking time of the pancake shreds, as soaking for too long may affect the texture.

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