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  • Street food gets popular, becomes global icon

    On January 5, the editorial board of “Bite the Tongue” released the “Top 10 Language Errors of 2020″, collating the top 10 words with more pronunciation, writing and misuse. Among them, affected by the epidemic, Liuzhou snail noodles quickly became popular, and many busine...
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  • Street food gets popular, becomes global icon

    A worker pours river snails-a key ingredient in making local specialty luosifen-into water to clean them at a workshop in Liuzhou, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, in September 2018.  From January to April, the export value of luosifen, a specialty of the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region’...
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  • A bowl of luosifen shows innovative way out of trouble

    The strict pandemic prevention and control measures implemented in Shanghai, Beijing and some other places have ironically helped increase the sales of luosifen, a snail-based rice noodle soup dish. In fact, it has been selling like the proverbial hot cakes. Luosifen originated in Liuzhou, Guangx...
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  • Smelly’ noodles in high demand as people stop dining out amid epidemic

    In an effort to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, Chinese people continue to order groceries online and cook at home even many of them are gradually getting back to work. Since not everyone is a “pastry master” and not everyone wants to spend the time cooking, convenience...
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  • Smelly’ noodles in high demand as people stop dining out amid epidemic

    In an effort to prevent the novel coronavirus from spreading, Chinese people continue to order groceries online and cook at home even many of them are gradually getting back to work. Since not everyone is a “pastry master” and not everyone wants to spend the time cooking, convenience...
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  • A bowl of luosifen shows innovative way out of trouble

    The strict pandemic prevention and control measures implemented in Shanghai, Beijing and some other places have ironically helped increase the sales of luosifen, a snail-based rice noodle soup dish. In fact, it has been selling like the proverbial hot cakes. Luosifen originated in Liuzhou, Guangx...
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  • A bowl of luosifen shows innovative way out of trouble

    The strict pandemic prevention and control measures implemented in Shanghai, Beijing and some other places have ironically helped increase the sales of luosifen, a snail-based rice noodle soup dish. In fact, it has been selling like the proverbial hot cakes. Luosifen originated in Liuzhou, Guangx...
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  • The noodles that became a Chinese national dish during coronavirus lockdown – with a smell that takes getting used to

    Luosifen, or river snail rice noodles, was already the bestselling food item on Taobao last year, but lockdowns have seen its popularity soar further Famous for its pungent smell and taste, the dish originated as a cheap street snack in the city of Liuzhou in the 1970s A humble dish of noodles f...
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  • Discover China: “Smelly” noodle’s big business

    Unloading the bamboo sprouts freshly dug up less than two hours ago from his tricycle, Huang Jihua hastily peeled their shells. Beside him was the anxious acquirer. Bamboo sprouts are an essential material in Luosifen, an instant river-snail noodle famous for its distinctly pungent smell in the c...
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  • Why does snail noodle stink? It’s because of it.

    Why does snail noodle stink?  It is because it believes that many people have questions about why the smelly and spicy snail noodle has become a national online celebrity. Luozhou rice noodle is a snack of Liuzhou, Guangxi, rich in spicy, cool, fresh, sour, hot unique flavor, fermented sour bambo...
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  • Luosifen History

    Luosifen (chinese: 螺螄粉; pinyin: luósīfěn; lit ’Snail rice noodle‘) is a chinese noodle soup and specialty of Liuzhou, Guangxi.[1] The dish consists of rice noodle boiled and served in a soup. The stock that forms the soup is made by stewing river snail and pork bones for several ho...
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  • A bowl of luosifen shows innovative way out of trouble

    If the epidemic can be summed up in one sentence, we hope it is this sentence: “A lot of people are looking for crazy, smelly, ridiculous things to eat.” That is Mei Shanshan, a food blogger in Beijing, in an interview with NPR. The interview mentioned the indisputable brightest side ...
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