Restaurants

Dongbei in Chángchūn

Dong Teng

Waitresses dressed as red guards dish up delicious Dōngběi (northeast) dishes amid trailing eaves of corn and bulbs of garlic at this Communist-themed restaurant. There's even a spicy fish dish named 'Cultural Revol…
Korean in Yánjí

Quánzhōu Bànfàn Guǎn

A large, well-regarded restaurant for its excellent options – mainly jiàngtāng (酱汤; a bubbling pot of pork and potatoes in a miso broth), or bànfàn (拌饭; bibimbap; rice, vegetables and eggs served in a clay pot). Sit…
Cafe in Yánjí

Rotti Bun

A lovely, modern cafe with a Korean, designer slant. There are spaces, mezzanines and closed-off rooms galore, making for a comfy place to spend hours writing postcards, social-media posts or memoirs on the free-use…
Korean in Chángchūn

Jīnchuān Kǎoròu

This buzzy, late-night Korean barbecue joint is cheap and authentic; not surprising given Chǎngchūn's proximity to China's Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture. Pull up at a sizzling table-top grill and order your f…
Sichuan in Chángchūn

Sānyú Zhúyuàn

At this upscale chain, the decoration starts with the lovely faux-antique interior and continues with fistfuls of chilli adorning every platter – meat, seafood, even frog. In true Sìchuān style, mildly spicy can tra…
Korean in Yánjí

Sān Qiān Lǐ Cold Noodles

One of the best places to slurp down a Yánjí Korean speciality, lěng miàn (冷面; cold noodles). Order and almost immediately a large bowl of chewy bean thread noodles is served in a cold beef broth that is addictively…
Noodles in Chángchūn

M+M

You can slurp down your moreish noodles hot or cold, dry or in soup, with meat or without, and with side dishes that include broccoli or Chinese spinach at this fast food styled, 2nd-floor eatery overlooking busy To…