RARE Street Food Tour of Rural China | Cheap SLOPPY Dumplings and Meat NIRVANA!

  • Published on May 15, 2017
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    Chinese Street Food Tour in Rural Xinjiang - the BEST Street food in China! We took a train from Turpan all the way to Kuqa to try the BEST and most unique street food in China! When you arrive, you instantly know you are in a new street food world, and that you can taste some of the best street food around the world in 2017!
    I’ve been searching for the best street food in China for a long time, and have to say that when it comes to Chinese street food, some is good, some is bad, but in Xinjiang, most of the stuff we tried was fantastic! The meat and the sloppy dumplings were out of this world! You’ll fall in love watching the delicious street food in this street food video, because we came specifically to try the best street food in China, as we make our way west along the Silk Road to the farthest part of western China. Coming here is a whole new world of Chinese cuisine. Eating Chinese food in Xinjiang is definitely one of the best street food experiences I’ve had!
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    We made our way to Kuqa from Chengdu. We first took the train to Xining and enjoyed the Hui Chinese muslim Chinese street food and then took the train to Turpan and onwards to Kuqa, our final destination being Kashgar. The dishes we have been eating so far really reminds me of central asian street food. From the super flavor packed hand pulled noodles, to the roast deep tandoori baozi, it’s a great destination for food.
    So far I’ve eaten street food in Chengdu, street food in Hong Kong, street food in Guangzhou, Street food in Shanghai, and street food all around Asia, but something as simple as the street food here in Xinjiang (Kuqa) really impressed me!
    All the street food we tried, in particular the hand pulled noodles, which tasted like spaghetti, was fantastic! Even the bbq kebabs were amazing as well. The locals here speak Uighur and a little Chinese, so I got by communicating with them in Chinese, but would be better if I picked up some Uighur. Overall, our experience eating in Kuqa, Xinjiang was amazing!
    Here are the locations in this street food video:
    1) Roast Tandoori Nang Bread -
    2) Sunday Market (Featuring Hand pulled noodles, pumpkin baozi, and roast tandoori baozi)-
    3) Huge meat nirvana feast -
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Comments • 3 670

  • Dauren Sarsenov
    Dauren Sarsenov Year ago +775

    Ok, so whoever use "piyaz" for onions, put your country name under the comment. lets see how far the silk road extended. I'll start with

  • sasuke uchiha
    sasuke uchiha 8 days ago

    Piyaz is onion in hindi

  • Virgo Op
    Virgo Op 8 days ago

    Nice trvlng with u.Enjyed Jpnse see food experience.U must trvel t Pkstn. Three cities r mstly fmus fur street dilicius items,Fslbd,Lhre & Gjrnwele. U will rlly enjy.(Reheel, Fslbd, Pkstn).

  • alan corro
    alan corro 11 days ago

    more power to oyghour people,,,,,,,,,,

  • ramesh nande
    ramesh nande 11 days ago

    bro only 515 remaining for 2 million

  • BK2LA 4EVa
    BK2LA 4EVa 16 days ago

    I was waiting for you to rate the rest of the food...lol...awesome videos...

  • syed talha
    syed talha 18 days ago

    Dude Ur so cool it's a amazing yaar

  • Grand Wonder
    Grand Wonder 19 days ago

    Pasta, including spaghetti are invented in China --- not Italy!

  • Aziz Ozbek
    Aziz Ozbek 22 days ago

    I love Turkic nations

  • kenan kenan
    kenan kenan 23 days ago


  • Foreva Yang
    Foreva Yang 28 days ago


  • Топтал твой рот Понял

    Китайские уйгуры

  • Musa Khail
    Musa Khail Month ago

    Collab with peggy neo

  • Ali raid raid
    Ali raid raid Month ago

    17:30 your voice like porn star 😂😂😃😂😂😂😋

  • Ayyan Khan
    Ayyan Khan Month ago

    I never see food like this, it's very fresh and healthy, the people are very kind and friendly, in Pakistan these kind of meal are very expensive, average and poor people can't eat these kind of meal...

  • Cassity Felix
    Cassity Felix Month ago

    Love your show

  • Shahbaz Khan
    Shahbaz Khan Month ago

    Good 1 dear

  • rjtkoh
    rjtkoh Month ago

    Hey Trevor, you should do more drink reviews

  • billy young
    billy young Month ago

    every bite of food infront of the makers is the biggest fake 'mmmmmmm' whether its nice or horrible. love these videos tho, least ill know where to go if i visit any these places

  • BY
    BY Month ago

    10:26 That almost looks like a vegetable spaghetti... with meat. 😂

  • Thang Laka
    Thang Laka Month ago

    Buddha's Nirvarna means if you give up useless craving and learn to live each day at a time (not dwelling in the past nor the imagined future) then you can become happy and free. You then have more time and energy to help others.

  • zin Alexzender
    zin Alexzender Month ago

    Woah is this really China? Gee looks like I'm watching aladin or something very nace

  • Mike Bounmysai
    Mike Bounmysai Month ago

    When are you going to lao?

  • V S Satyan
    V S Satyan Month ago


  • Miranda Sin
    Miranda Sin Month ago

    It's brilliant Trevor can understand almost completely the Mandarin, in my opinion this is no need to pronoun the perfect Mandarin, and even we Hong Kong people not much can do it. Trevor is a Canadian and his language talent and the different cultural acceptance are already made us appreciated him very much. Very enjoy your videos, please keep traveling and eating. :D

  • El Shinola Del Gran Cinaro

    Those chinese people likes ruskies

  • dayananda shetty
    dayananda shetty 2 months ago


    BABALA BABALU 2 months ago


  • Wolf Sinon
    Wolf Sinon 2 months ago

    Saphron is one of the worlds most expensive foods

  • Omid Zandi
    Omid Zandi 2 months ago

    Soo good

  • La Barone
    La Barone 2 months ago

    Never mind the spaghetti, was this where the Cornish Pasty originated? 15:16 It sure looks that way... 😮

  • wast3d p0tent1al
    wast3d p0tent1al 2 months ago

    That looks like a vegetable spaghetti with meat.. 💝 💝

  • Guest
    Guest 2 months ago +1

    What’s is the name of your background music? (the Arabic type )

  • Daniel Leong
    Daniel Leong 2 months ago

    becoming boring, superficial

  • Zihe Lin
    Zihe Lin 3 months ago

    that baby is so cute!

  • Delora Mccarty
    Delora Mccarty 3 months ago

    Am I the only one laughing because of the ladies faces, when he ate the radish like noodles? lol

  • delingha king
    delingha king 3 months ago

    China food really. Very very. Good. Human's. Life!! Not only. Hanberger.... 😊😊😊😊😊

  • Ryan Zheng
    Ryan Zheng 3 months ago +1

    the bread thingy looks like a huge pizza!

  • swastik taparia
    swastik taparia 3 months ago

    Whatever it might be india is the best

  • Am Pm
    Am Pm 3 months ago


  • taodabest
    taodabest 3 months ago

    This is where the pizza without tomatoe sauce and cheese came from! The silk road food tour! Love this video, people are so friendly!

  • Stringfreak
    Stringfreak 3 months ago

    Loved that cute baby popping in here and there throughout the video! ^_^

  • junli luo
    junli luo 3 months ago

    腰子好,腰子好, ^_^

  • Junaid
    Junaid 3 months ago

    This Muslims people...cute

  • airil sra
    airil sra 3 months ago

    The oven dude has a really nice hair.

  • M Khosirin
    M Khosirin 3 months ago

    I like this place

  • fareed sikkandar
    fareed sikkandar 3 months ago

    oooooooooo lol .. i like when he say oohh

  • Mikel Arteta
    Mikel Arteta 3 months ago

    so they don't speak Chinese?

  • goldfingaa786
    goldfingaa786 3 months ago

    Stop saying mmmmm mmmm mmm. So childish. Just complement normaly instead beeing childish.

  • candy cat
    candy cat 3 months ago

    R the wantons halal

  • roborovski008
    roborovski008 3 months ago

    you hesitate too much bro, it was painful to watch. just do it already !

  • Buttler Jomes
    Buttler Jomes 4 months ago

    Eyaakhh this lamb kidney is so bad.

  • maiko woland
    maiko woland 4 months ago

    ovious indian influence ,,naag is the naan and piyaz is onion in hindi as well ..looks amazing

  • Afp_ Nihal
    Afp_ Nihal 4 months ago

    Y u make sounds vuuu aaa ,it’s irritating

  • RavenWingSoar159
    RavenWingSoar159 4 months ago

    Love your shows!

  • Vanessa Karmayana
    Vanessa Karmayana 4 months ago

    I want tO Be thereeee❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • Shahansha Khan
    Shahansha Khan 4 months ago

    I so want to go on the Silk Route.... wow! So good people and such tasty food! Thanks buddy to for showing this.. grateful really! Absolutely love your videos!

  • Raza Khan
    Raza Khan 4 months ago

    I didn't know many words in this part of China are same as Urdu such as Piyaz and Naan.

  • Feng Shuo
    Feng Shuo 4 months ago

    If you love lamb, I also strongly suggest you to go to inner Mongolia. That is my hometown. You could taste different types of lamb over there.

  • Z Lee
    Z Lee 4 months ago


  • Ankur Sharma
    Ankur Sharma 4 months ago

    I wonder how many nasty cases of diarrhea this guy has experienced on these trips...

  • ivan boskovic
    ivan boskovic 4 months ago

    The best combination:
    American salary
    English home
    Japanese wife
    Chinese cook
    The worst combination:
    American wife
    English cook
    Japanese home
    Chinese salary

  • cizia69
    cizia69 4 months ago

    With a smile and respect, the world is a friendly place. Don't believe the hype, they are selling us fear to make us buy all their crap.

  • Go Away
    Go Away 4 months ago

    Almost looks like a vegetable spaghetti with meat lol😂😂

  • 李澳强
    李澳强 5 months ago


  • Delfin Dionisio
    Delfin Dionisio 5 months ago

    That was a nice food tour in China" my thumb's up!!!

  • ذوالفقار
    ذوالفقار 5 months ago

    Onion in urdu...pyaz..

  • azli 12345
    azli 12345 5 months ago

    They are Uighur Turks thats why they cant speak Mandarin. No pork Halal food.✔✔✔

  • kaynat khan kaynat khan

    Are you very hungry

  • Victor Sintes
    Victor Sintes 5 months ago

    Very friendly people

  • shuta sanzhi
    shuta sanzhi 5 months ago


    INDIAN VIRAL VIDEO 5 months ago

    Omg I want to travel with bro plzz.......

  • shabir khan
    shabir khan 5 months ago


  • shabir khan
    shabir khan 5 months ago


  • stevens richer
    stevens richer 5 months ago

    That not naan

  • 肖逍
    肖逍 5 months ago


  • Saleem Kasana
    Saleem Kasana 6 months ago

    Dear when you travel pakistan??????????????????

  • albert lemus
    albert lemus 6 months ago

    i've watch your videos every night, they are awesome , I love the way you are so loving food but most importanly how you accept different cultures, I'm now your biggest fan

  • Optimist Hash
    Optimist Hash 6 months ago

    u r awesome person!

  • zj xing
    zj xing 6 months ago


  • Channel of Lords
    Channel of Lords 6 months ago +2

    I want to visit China, love Chinese food from India

  • Unggul Kirindi
    Unggul Kirindi 6 months ago


  • DjangoDerDude
    DjangoDerDude 6 months ago

    You're just like me in Amsterdam...

  • TheLordShiki
    TheLordShiki 6 months ago

    Careful You eat ;-)

  • Q. Taylor
    Q. Taylor 6 months ago

    Why do you say 'it almost looks like spaghetti with veg'?? It's Bahn Mien(sp?). It looks NOTHING like spaghetti. It looks NOTHING like a 'vegetable sauce'. And I am willing to bet, that it TASTES NOTHING like spag'nVeg either!? We can SEE what it is...so, CALL IT what it is!? We're not so 'food illiterate' that you need to compare it to the closest thing we could *potentially* relate it to.

  • Meaghan AKA Megara Phoenix

    You should do a video, if you haven't already, on the important words you should know when going to all the countries and provinces you've been to.

  • Janilyne Baniel
    Janilyne Baniel 6 months ago

    And I thought Mark Wiens was awkwarda😂 Trevor is so much more awkward (in an adorable way), especially when he is trying to engage people :3

  • Theo Arly Napitupulu
    Theo Arly Napitupulu 7 months ago

    every moment you eat, did you share food with tintin?

  • Rabi Rai
    Rabi Rai 7 months ago

    In Indian also Piyaz means onion

  • Chin Hoong
    Chin Hoong 7 months ago


  • Brian Lange
    Brian Lange 7 months ago

    you just radiate so much genuine friendliness and curiosity... it's amazing what people have shared with you!

  • ms dhoni
    ms dhoni 7 months ago +1

    The people here are really good

  • Humble Opinion
    Humble Opinion 7 months ago

    Go to Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrzystan, Turkey. You will find many similarities..

  • Humble Opinion
    Humble Opinion 7 months ago

    nangua baozi is "manty" in Tatar Uzbek Kazakh Russian. Piyaz or Piyoz is onion in Uzbek

  • prakash gurung
    prakash gurung 7 months ago

    brother come to Nepal and explore nepalese foods.

  • Roisul Islam Khan
    Roisul Islam Khan 7 months ago

    Chinese people are beautiful!😍

  • sinper Nazareth
    sinper Nazareth 7 months ago

    Tai ho la

  • work bigwin88
    work bigwin88 7 months ago

    amzing your video......i like.

  • you zi h
    you zi h 7 months ago +3


  • Erik van der Kam
    Erik van der Kam 7 months ago

    Oh man I just love your video’s, keep up this beautiful work, super!