What did Obama eat in China


What did Obama eat in China

Last week Obama visited China(Nov.15-18). What food did Chinese people treat Obama? Obama visited in Shanghai and Beijing. Shanghainese prepared Shanghai featured dishes. Below is the menu.

What Chinese food Obama eat in Shanghai:

A. Well Come Flavored Dish,  Cold dishes combination including

a. Walnut,Torreya nut,Olive kernal;

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b. Boiled Plain Chicken (Bai Zhan Ji, San Huang Ji),Shanghai Chicken. The material is local famous Three Yellow Chicken from Pudong.

Food Obama eat in China.

c. Duck in Shanghai Sauce,The material is handpicked local tender duck.

Food Obama eat in China.

d. Good Wishes Seaweed Roll, Shanghai Style Stuffed by famous Tai Lake shrimp,beated by hand. Meaning everything goes as one's wishes.

Food Obama eat in China.


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B. Fish Ball made of Longsnout Catfish (Called Four Happy ball or Lion Head) Longsnout Catfish(Hui Yu) is one of three seafood from Chang Jiang (Yang zi Jiang) River

Food Obama eat in China.

C. Fried Beef Steak(the surface of the beef like Snow flower)

Food Obama eat in China.

D. Prawn in Peony Flower Shape In China Peony Flower means "wealthy and noble"

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E. Crab Roe with Tofu

In Shanghai Crab is regarded as top class seafood and crab roe is the top of the top.

Food Obama eat in China.

F. Noodle Soup with Crisp Noodle

The crisp noodle made like a bag.

Food Obama eat in China

F. Noodle Soup with Crisp Noodle

The crisp noodle made like a bag.

Food Obama eat in China.







In Beijing, Hujin Tao prepared three dishes and one soup for Obama. Here is the menu.

What Chinese food Obama eat in Beijing:

A. Green Chicken Jelly Soup

Chicken soup jelly



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B. Beef Steak, Chinese style

Food Obama eat in China.

C. Stir fried Asparagus with Wild Rice Stem

Food Obama eat in China

D. Baked Red Star Garoupa

Food Obama eat in China.


Though all these are popular Chinese food, they are finely prepared with picked top level material.

Funny is that Some restaurants in a city in China called ChongQing pushed a set of package promotion. The menu copied the Beijing banquet menu for Obama,that is A. Green Chicken Jelly Soup B. Beef Steak, Chinese style C. Stir fried Wild Rice Stem with Bamboo Shoot D. Baked Red Star Garoupa

The set price is about US$100. It is said the sales of these restaurants increased 20-30% because of this promotion.


Becuase all these are normal Chinese food you can prepare at home. Here is the recipes for these food that Obama eat in China:




Shanghai Cuisine


A. b. Boiled Plain Chicken - Shanghai Chicken Recipe

c. Duck in Shanghai Sauce

d. Good Wishes Seaweed Roll, Shanghai Style

B. Fish Ball made of Longsnout Catfish

D. Prawn in Peony Flower Shape

E. Crab Roe with Tofu



Beijing Cuisine:


A. Chicken Jelly Soup Recipe

C. Stir fried Asparagus with Wild Rice Stem




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