Zhenxiong County Dining

Zhenxiong county borders Hezhang county of Guizhou province in the south. In the long process of communicating and fusing, Zhenxiong people’s eating pattern has been influenced by Guizhou dishes deeply. At the same time, it keeps its’ own characteristics as a part of Yunnan dishes.

What to eat

Loft-dried Chicken

1.Loft-dried Chicken(风干鸡)

In Yunnan province, there are many places have the history of making loft-dried chicken, among them, Yaoan county in the northwestern Yunnan and Zhenxiong county in the northeastern Yunnan count as one of the best. Usually, the chicken should be pickled and loft-dried for 2-3 months. It is important to know that the feather of the chicken can not be wiped off while pickling it. This dish can be tasted in almost every restaurant and hotel in Zhenxiong county.

Thorn Pear Wine

2.Thorn Pear Wine(刺梨酒)

According to historical data, people in Zhenxiong county use thorn pear to make wine has a long history of more than 1000 years. In the old time, the young men of Miao ethnic groups who lived in Mangbu(芒部,Zhenxiong county today) would invite their girlfriend and pick thorn pear wine, to send bride to the bridegroom’s house. This kind of folk scene was still seen in last century.  The thorn pear wine has the function of clearing away heat and loosing the bowels, improving digestion, preventing cancer, anti-aging and so on.

Where to eat

The Same Place Restaurant(都一处饭店)Price: 45 Yuan for each person

Style: Yunnan Cuisine

Tel: 13887137668

Address: on the opposite of Ci Shuiyuan monitoring station in Zhenxiong county, Zhaotong city(昭通市镇雄县赤水源检测站斜对面)

 Yunnan-Sichuan Restaurant(滇蜀酒楼)

Price: 80 Yuan for each person

Style: Sichuan Cuisine, Yunnan Cuisine

Tel: 0870-3843073

Address: near the No.302 national road in Zhenxiong county, Zhaotong city(昭通市镇雄县302省道附近)

The Emperor of the Land Restaurant(大地帝食府)

Price: 70 Yuan for each person

Tel: 0870-3135999

Address: the middle part of the Dragon Well Road in Zhenxiong county, Zhaotong city( 昭通市镇雄县龙井路中段)

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