Chinese Street Food Tour in Chengdu, China | Best Street Food in China

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    In this Chinese Street Food tour video, I take you around many places in Chengdu. First, I visited this local dan dan noodle shop near the outskirts of Chengdu, Sichuan, China, and found the Chinese street food noodle experience and the atmosphere to be mind blowing and exciting! It is always an experience visiting Chinese street food areas! So much food and Sichuan ingredients, so many flavours to try! Afterwards, I took the subway into Chengdu and found many more street food specialties.
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    I visited this busy Chinese restaurant on a Saturday early afternoon at around 11:30 am with already two bowls of noodles in my stomach and looking for more. My goal was to taste as much food and chat with as many locals as possible, that's the true China experience.It was so busy, with so many people, there were so many different foods to eat and look at, tons of vegetable dishes, meat dishes, everything you could want really. There was fresh Sichuan cold "liangbancai", and a huge back alley seating area where everyone was sitting and feasting. All the locals were chatting loudly and enjoying a Chengdu afternoon.
    If you're visiting China as a tourist, I recommend eating at one of these "fly restaurants" (poor hygiene but delicious food) and try a bunch of the food.
    However, if you go to the place I did, DO NOT order the intestine dish. It was disgusting.
    Instead of trying hot pot in Chengdu or hot pot in Chongqing, you could try some way cooler food in Chengdu at local "fly restaurant" like this. This should be a top priority for traveling in China in my opinion!
    Chinese cuisine is so diverse, and I consider myself lucky to be able to live in Sichuan, eating Sichuan food everyday, tasting all the top Chinese foods to try whenever I want. I've decided to stay living in China for at least another 2 or 3 years and study to be a Sichuan chef to get the feel of it and eat as much as I can! I'm currently enrolled at the Sichuan Higher Institute of Cuisine.
    The addresses of the locations in the video are:
    - The Dandan noodles 红烧牛肉 (Hóngshāo niúròu)
    Address:龙泉驿区龙平路527号 (Lóngquányì qū lóng píng lù 527 hào) This is way out in Longquan, near the Longping subway station on Line 2. Only come here if you're looking to go up the mountain peach blossom area, otherwise, it's a bit far (unless you're crazy like me)
    2.The famous "fly restaurant" lunch 叁无粉蒸 (sān wú fěn zhēng)
    Address: 建设路54号(猛追湾横街中部)
    3 The sliced beef in the Chinese muslim area (Chinese Halal Food).
    Address: 成华区土桥北街6号
    This one is a bit far out as well, but this one was definitely worth the long subway ride out. It's right near Jingke beilu subway station on line 2.
    4.The steamed beef Chinese muslim style - wow this was great! Right on the street!
    马鸭子 -This is right beside the Chinese muslim sliced beef spot, just two stores down I think
    Address: 成华区土桥北街20号
    This one is also right near Jingke beliu station.
    5.Chinese muslim style Halal Lamb kebabs 羊肉串
    Address: 成华区土桥北街22号
    This one is also right near Jingke beilu station on line 2.
    6. Sichuan style red braised eel noodles鳝鱼面,拜居奇味面
    7.The spicy spicy Sichuan frog pot insanely spicy!
    Address: 武侯区科华北路101号(靠近四川大学西门)
    This is right near the west gate of Sichuan university in Chengdu, China.
    My name is Trevor James and I'm a hungry traveler and Mandarin learner that's currently living in Chengdu, Szechuan (Sichuan), China, eating up as much delicious Chinese food and Chinese street food as I can.
    I enjoy tasting and documenting as many dishes as I can and I'm going to make videos for YOU along the way! Over the next few years, I'm going to travel around the world and document as much food as I can for you! I love delicious food! This channel will show you real Chinese food and real local food, not that stuff they serve in the Buzzfeed challenge.
    Thanks for watching, and please feel free to leave a comment, suggestion, or critique in the comments below!
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    I'm currently studying to be a Sichuan chef at the Sichuan Higher Institute of Cuisine, it's a lot of fun, and will be posting videos from there as well as food and travel videos whenever I get the chance!
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Comments • 2 558

  • The Food Ranger
    The Food Ranger  Year ago +643

    I hope you enjoy the Chinese street food tour video in Chengdu! I need your help if you have a moment. I’m currently studying hard at culinary school in Chengdu and planning out my next food trip in January. I’m heading to KL, Malaysia with Chuchu and Ting Ting, then to India, Sri Lanka, and then maybe Singapore before going back to Chengdu for the next term. I need your personal recommendations for where to eat in all of these locations. Follow my Instagram at The Food Ranger and write me a direct message if you have any recommended cities (currently decided on Kolkata and Delhi) in North India, or restaurants + street food locations in any of the places I’m going. Thanks a lot! Enjoy the video!!

    • andres LOBO
      andres LOBO Month ago

      The Food Ranger

    • zaid fadheel
      zaid fadheel 2 months ago +1

      Hi Trevor :)

      I am a Sri Lankan happy to hear that your coming hear. If you come let me know i would love to help you and assist you in travelling with me in my country

    • Voomer Entertainment
      Voomer Entertainment 4 months ago

      Welcome srilanka . You will eating unique foods

    • Neha Singh
      Neha Singh 5 months ago

      The Food Ranger nice videos

  • LALITHA Pulla
    LALITHA Pulla 11 days ago

    Ur awesome

  • donna lyn arañas cabanban

    i love your pronounciation

  • Ian Bell
    Ian Bell 20 days ago

    I subscribe to so many of these food vlogger shows and I think it's probably 99% of the time they order 'intestines' they hate them... I say stop...

    CARMINE PETRACCA 29 days ago


  • sam taylor
    sam taylor Month ago

    TREVOR JAMES Please explain to me how you eat so much. Yet you arent evrn overweigt. Are u one of these fast metabolism ppl im jealous of

  • puji wiyono
    puji wiyono Month ago

    Mie ayam..☺️

  • kanishk saran
    kanishk saran Month ago

    Hey Trevor ... How many Languages do u speak ?

  • Amar Kundu
    Amar Kundu Month ago

    Hey! I enjoyed your videos...those r nice.But i didn't found your video about the Japanese food???

  • Humble Opinion
    Humble Opinion Month ago

    Oh man. Are you still in Chengdu? I come there once every 2-3 months..

  • Pervez Bukhsh
    Pervez Bukhsh Month ago

    Hey! Trevor you must go Pakistan also, Karachi, Lahore and other part

  • Taufeeq Khan
    Taufeeq Khan Month ago

    Are u continuosly eating everything in a single day or.......

  • Dabs & Tea Time
    Dabs & Tea Time Month ago

    Ah my gawd =% wowwwweee man

  • Food is life
    Food is life Month ago

    Amazing 👍

    VIDYMAE Month ago

    love you trevor !!!

  • Ultra Edition
    Ultra Edition 2 months ago

    6:22 he cursed

  • nilaka
    nilaka 2 months ago

    This guy is amazing...just love his attitude...

  • Jacquelin. charmaine Garcia Capote

    Ten cuidado con la carne de perro y gato .Que estos matan a los pobres animalitos .yo como soy vegana .No quiero saber de chinos es una raza que lo determinan todo .deberían comerse ellos que son mucho

  • IBM Vrc
    IBM Vrc 2 months ago

    2:27Nigga™ tiiiigh(t)= this was awesome....

  • Sajib Hossain
    Sajib Hossain 2 months ago

    Bangladeshi food is good food 🥘

  • Terrific Pop
    Terrific Pop 2 months ago


  • BBB
    BBB 2 months ago

    You’ve come a long way with that bad camera angle in the intro hahahah

  • Chuck Handcock
    Chuck Handcock 2 months ago

    That was a first! Never you seen you not like something.

  • Zezhi Wang
    Zezhi Wang 2 months ago

    The world's best halal food is in china

  • Sudanese Otaku & Liverpool

    luv all ur vidz brother 😊😊😊

  • Ube Icecream
    Ube Icecream 2 months ago

    Trevor you are so refreshing to watch .. ;)

  • Ube Icecream
    Ube Icecream 2 months ago

    That was so real when you said ; " tastes like sh*t ".. must've been nasty ! Haha ..

  • Jonatan A. Allin
    Jonatan A. Allin 2 months ago

    Oh, so this is the infamous intestine video, poor man!

  • george morris
    george morris 2 months ago

    your good with the chop sticks id be like Jerry Lewis with them.

  • Lili Lopa
    Lili Lopa 2 months ago

    dont eat, lamb, beef and fish are healthier

  • Don Cuevas
    Don Cuevas 2 months ago

    The sauces look great, but the quantity of fat and oil is repellent.

  • Wei Jiaqi
    Wei Jiaqi 3 months ago

    finally hotpot

  • shafiq ismail
    shafiq ismail 3 months ago

    u have to find clean food

  • Marty L.
    Marty L. 3 months ago

    Go phillipines♡♡

  • Mladen Vidic
    Mladen Vidic 3 months ago


  • Jackie McCoy
    Jackie McCoy 3 months ago

    Lmao!!! Really low hygiene status..but:)!!!!!

    • Jackie McCoy
      Jackie McCoy 3 months ago

      Hahaha!!! Then, oh man that’s nasty.... taste like shit! Love watching this channel!!!! So honest!!!

  • Hans A. L. Weyers
    Hans A. L. Weyers 3 months ago

    wow man, i love your work !

  • Roy Chen
    Roy Chen 3 months ago

    please go to zhangzhou and xiamen in FuJiang for their very famous street foods. over 20 varieties of street food. very different foods from what you had in the north of china

  • john jackson
    john jackson 3 months ago

    ting ting and cho cho and bang bang

  • XxNeVeRsToP707xX
    XxNeVeRsToP707xX 3 months ago

    You play with your food to much lol

  • Thanh Thanks
    Thanh Thanks 3 months ago

    I liked you. You enjoy Chinese food very true love. I’m Vietnamese not speak English. You don’t smile me. Good luck for you😘

  • Samsung Blues
    Samsung Blues 3 months ago

    at around the 6 min mark I am yelling into the screen "spit it out, SPIT IT OUT!". Thanks for being more daring than I could ever be. You da real MVP!
    what's even worse is that your mouth was numb but YOU COULD STILL TASTE THE FECES!
    Why did you swallow???????????????

  • tareen advertise
    tareen advertise 4 months ago

    you should visit to Pakistan and try Pakistani food as well...

    KECE KECE 4 months ago

    wo ai zhong guo chan,,;,

    KECE KECE 4 months ago

    zhe ge hao chi, ni men chi guo ma?

  • Ida Angel
    Ida Angel 4 months ago

    If singapore have Dan Dan noodle i will eat....yummy yummy😙😙😙😙😙

  • Mr Onizuka
    Mr Onizuka 4 months ago

    trevor is really got me on 5:45 .. i laught so hard like i want to die tomorrow.. your honesty is our entertainment trevor.. please we need more 0/10 rating lol

  • K Pomeranz
    K Pomeranz 4 months ago

    In China, you can only find the best Chinese food in the streets, not in the big fancy restaurants. That's why I like watching Trevor James.

  • tenzing ongmu
    tenzing ongmu 4 months ago


  • Babu Bam
    Babu Bam 4 months ago

    Common once u should land in Nepal also

  • safaa taha
    safaa taha 4 months ago

    I really enjoy watching. Thanks

  • Mrs. Garcia
    Mrs. Garcia 4 months ago

    You and the jeans outfit, they think you're Justin Beiber 😁😁

  • YeuLaKho
    YeuLaKho 4 months ago

    too spicy... hurt appetite.

  • Juan Andres Ferrero
    Juan Andres Ferrero 4 months ago


  • jonathan quioco
    jonathan quioco 4 months ago

    Why do you say “ohhhh” so much.

  • Tanekia Tolbert
    Tanekia Tolbert 4 months ago

    Lol a real hole in tha wall OMG shhh..

  • Raj Raj
    Raj Raj 4 months ago

    Trevor .... u can go to kolkata ,... ull find different kinds of food to try which u nvr had before.... and u are gonna like it ...thank you

  • Sri Astuti
    Sri Astuti 4 months ago

    I cant stop watching your videos 🙊

  • kousik venkat
    kousik venkat 4 months ago

    What is the camera you use @thefoodranger

  • Albertus JIK.11_
    Albertus JIK.11_ 4 months ago

    1:08 like Mie Ayam From Indo

  • joasries kim
    joasries kim 4 months ago

    man just casually brings you slippers and takes your boots off lol

  • Pro Day Trader
    Pro Day Trader 4 months ago

    5:5 LOL

  • raza600
    raza600 4 months ago

    Let me know when you are in kolkata... Would love tp take u for bengali and halal cuisine

  • rania kw8 1991
    rania kw8 1991 4 months ago

    your smile kill my heart

  • Jigee Dee
    Jigee Dee 4 months ago

    Awesome show - looking forward to Malaysian and Singaporean food coverage

  • Bubba John
    Bubba John 4 months ago

    My two favorite comments by trev: low hygiene standards and now that is nasty. Lol. Love the vids.

  • Punz
    Punz 4 months ago

    There is no doubt Chinese cuisine is so incredible ! :)

  • Joshua Timisela
    Joshua Timisela 5 months ago

    You are the best!

  • Zdravko Kos
    Zdravko Kos 5 months ago

    Love it

  • mamun khan
    mamun khan 5 months ago

    please u visit our Bangladesh

  • yMeash Luv
    yMeash Luv 5 months ago

    your videos so addicted trevor😍😍

  • valentin65
    valentin65 5 months ago

    Ting ting chu chu. Here comes the train!

  • valentin65
    valentin65 5 months ago +1

    12:49 " I have a bias towards gang bang."

  • valentin65
    valentin65 5 months ago +1

    6:15 C'mon Trevor. Grow a pair! It's just Chinese food!

  • Bilawal Bhmj
    Bilawal Bhmj 5 months ago

    i like your show

  • Mr OneTooth
    Mr OneTooth 5 months ago

    you should come to dwarka in new delhi
    and do eat the special "naan"

  • Wilbur Jah
    Wilbur Jah 5 months ago


  • Beepthenose
    Beepthenose 5 months ago

    @4:59 swears for the first time ever

  • Sabanaz yakub Shaikh
    Sabanaz yakub Shaikh 5 months ago

    U looking so handsome man😍

  • charmaine zinhle
    charmaine zinhle 5 months ago

    how come you never gain weight?

  • Andy Lee
    Andy Lee 5 months ago


  • Tony Vicencio
    Tony Vicencio 5 months ago

    So if you don't like spicy food your not going to enjoy china are you?

  • Margaret Kwan
    Margaret Kwan 5 months ago

    Wow my mouth burning just watching

  • Waqas Aslam
    Waqas Aslam 6 months ago

    Thank you soo much for your videos. I love the way u enjoy food.

    SUNDHAR INDIA 6 months ago

    welcome to INDIA

  • Kira Yagami
    Kira Yagami 6 months ago

    omg its dan dan mein its amazing woooooo

  • Lut99Verity
    Lut99Verity 6 months ago

    Why is Halal-Food so good?

  • green hijau
    green hijau 6 months ago

    u looks good trevor! keep the vibes up

  • Mahendra Persaud
    Mahendra Persaud 6 months ago

    Love ur video

  • Pang Vang
    Pang Vang 6 months ago

    Love love love your videos

  • Viet Udghd
    Viet Udghd 6 months ago

    Khong an het phi pua 😣😣😣

  • dab_on_allah
    dab_on_allah 6 months ago

    i dab on allah

  • sagar basnet
    sagar basnet 6 months ago

    Can you please make a compilation of best foods from all over the world?

  • Don720
    Don720 6 months ago

    You maybe my favorite Chinese food reporter in China for that matter maybe the only one. I have not seen too many food reporter there or this detailed or that is english.

  • Stick Man
    Stick Man 6 months ago

    Yeah!!!! Sri Lanka

  • Alan KS
    Alan KS 6 months ago

    oh no, that's as bad as the lamb brain, visually forgiving at least on this one.

  • CCeazer
    CCeazer 6 months ago

    Izmir Turkey! AMAZING food and culture!

  • Icameto plunder
    Icameto plunder 6 months ago

    that looks so delicious! How are you able to eat so much?:D

  • Mirrien Kies
    Mirrien Kies 6 months ago

    I’m not a teacher but an eater. 😂

  • Aman Shaikh
    Aman Shaikh 6 months ago

    I love your videos an i am foodeeee toooooo