Gyirong County Dining
As the old saying goes: "Food is the first happiness of people. " No matter where we are, we are longing to have a venture of the special food in the itinerary destination. And there are many delicious food for you in Gyirong County. Restaurants in Gyirong County serve the most distinctive local food in Tibet. The food includes Tibetan cuisine, Sichuan cuisine, Nepalese cuisine, Indian cuisine, and western style dishes. There is no need to eat Sichuan dishes here which are more expensive than in other parts of China.
What to Eat in Gyirong County
Gyurma is a type of blood sausage made with yak or sheep's blood and other spice. I bet you you can rarely find this kind of food in elsewhere of China.
Thukpa is a kind of noodle soup, usually served with mutton or yak meat with some vegetables.
Tingmo is a type of steamed bun or bread. It is usually served along with other foods but sometimes it is stuffed with meat or cheese. This is a good choice to stow your belly when you are very hungry.
A soup made with cheeses, tsampa, and either yak or sheep stock.
Tsampa is known as the national food of Tibet. Tibetan people may have this everyday. It is usually made of ground barley flour and often mixed with butter or yak butter tea.
What to Drink in Gyirong County
There are also a number of traditional beverages enjoyed by the Tibetan people. These include:
1. Yak Butter Tea(酥油茶)
Locally known as Po Cha, yak butter tea is made from yak butter, tea leaves, and salt. It is served hot.
2. Sweet tea(甜茶)
We tend to say the Barkhor Street is the heartland of Lhasa, if so, we could say that sweet tea is the blood vessel maintaining the life of Tibet. It is hard to imagine how many locals run a sweet tea store along the Barkhor Street. When traveling in Gyirong County, a cup of sweet tea is a good choice.
A type of beer made from barley. It is served either at room temperature or very hot.
Where to Eat and Drink in Gyirong County
There are many recommended specialties and some famous restaurants in Gyirong County. Tourists could taste the traditional Tibetan food here. There are some restaurant here for tourists to choose.
1. Name: Minjing Restaurant(民警餐厅)
Add:No. 7 Chongwen Road, Zongga Town, Gyirong County, Shigatse(日喀则市吉隆县宗嘎镇崇文路7号)
2. Name: Wudao Restaurant(五道菜馆)
Add: North Side of Zhongxin China Customs, Gyirong Town, Gyirong County, Shigatse (日喀则市吉隆县吉隆镇中心海关北侧)
3. Name: Meiwei Village(美味村)
Add:Northwest 50 meters of the Junction of Xingfu Road and Changsheng Road, Gyirong County, Shigatse(日喀则市吉隆县幸福路与昌盛路交叉口西北50米)
4. Name:Hongmofang Restaurant(红磨坊)
Add:No. 13 Ping'an Road, Gyirong County, Shigatse(日喀则市吉隆县平安路13号)
5. Name:Norling Restaurant (罗林餐厅)
Add: Gyirong Town, Gyirong County, Shigatse(日喀则市吉隆县吉隆镇)