The short video series A Taste of Sichuan

Trailer: A Journey of Taste in Sichuan

The short video series A Taste of Sichuan, released during the 2022 “Happy Chinese New Year”, aims to showcase the unique charm of famous cities in Sichuan, a province with distinctive features in China through videos narrating local culture and tourism that are beyond national boundaries.

Sichuan, located in the hinterland of China, boasts abundant natural and cultural sights. This short video series focuses on three representative cities of the province, including Chengdu, a “City of Gastronomy,” Zigong, the “Millennia-old Salt Capital”, and Langzhong, the “Cradle of Spring Festival Culture”. As the most important traditional Chinese festival―Spring Festival―draws near, let’s follow the steps of the giant panda An Yi, the mascot of Sichuan culture and tourism, to have a taste of Sichuan by enjoying Sichuan cuisine, Sichuan Opera, and beautiful scenery while celebrating the Chinese New Year.

Chengdu—A City of Gastronomy

A Journey of Taste in Sichuan EP1: Chengdu

Chengdu is listed by the United Nations as a City of Gastronomy. Local cuisine boasts a long history and a variety of snacks of local flavor can be found at every lane and street in Chengdu. People taste delicacies, learn to cook Sichuan food, and enjoy Sichuan Opera. Sichuan cuisine, notably hotpot, as well as the wisdom behind it shines light on the optimistic and inclusive spirit of Chengdu culture.

Zigong—Distinctive Cuisine of the Millennia-old Salt Capital

A Journey of Taste in Sichuan EP2: Zigong

Zigong takes pride in its 2,000-year-old salt mining culture. Zigong well salt is precious ingredient for local cuisine and has fostered Yanbang cuisine characterized by heavy taste and diverse flavors. Zigong is also known for lantern shows, which create fantastic visual feasts for global viewers. This is Zigong, a city noted for salt and multiple flavors.

Langzhong—Zhang Fei Beef Jerky from the Birthplace of Chinese New Year Culture

A Journey of Taste in Sichuan EP3: Langzhong

Langzhong is hailed as the `Birthplace of Spring Festival Culture` in China. It is embraced by the wandering Jialing River, creating a beautiful painting of the city in harmony with mountains and rivers. As Spring Festival draws near, you’re welcome to Langzhong and experience a very happy, healthy and prosperous Chinese New Year.