No matter go to the top-grade hotel, or reach the street restaurant, you can taste the Tofu Feast that is fragrant and delicious in Taian. Tofu Feast has a very long history. Mount Tai is the sacred mountain in China. For thousands of years, emperors of the past dynasties all offered sacrifices to the earth and heaven at Mount Tai. They all abstain from eating meal to show their godliness. Tofu feast is their favorite. The Tofu Feast includes 150 dishes including the famous Yipin Tofu.
Taian Millet Pancake, made from millet, is known for its thin, crisp and fragrant. Millet Pancake is the famous Shandong snack, but the pancakes of Mount Tai are more characteristic. The thin pancake of Mount Tai is different from other places of Shandong. It is ranked in the top grade of Chinese pancake. The millet is first made into power and then undergoes fermentation before baking in a pan. The millet pancake is as thin as the wing of cicada. People even can read newspaper through it. Local people usually eat it by rolling green Chinese onion in it.
Fried Chilin Fish
Chilin Fish, a kind of wild carp lives in the streams of Mount Tai, is known for the tender meat, few small bones and high nutrition value. Chilin fish is loved by the locals. It lives in the scream of Mount Tai at the altitude from 270 to 800 meters. It is popular with local people. Tai’an people fry the treated Chilin Fish with seasonings full of local flavor to make the fish crisp exteriorly and tend interiorly. The fried Chilin fish is in the shape of arch and tasted melt in the mouth and moreish.