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Pot Pie

Pot Pie

Pot pie is an absolute local draw in Binzhou City. It is wrapped in soft crust and stuffed with ground pork, fried egg, tofu and coriander. Any good eateries that you found in Binzhou while on your trip to share? Location: Binzhou

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Best Dishes

Best Dishes

Someone asked me how fortunate do we feel as Shandong natives? Very much so. We would need 3 full days to tell the story of these hand-crafted dishes. Being the origin of the Lu cuisine, we invented the imperial cuisine of China at the Forbidden City of Beijing. Here are our top picks from our culinary journey throughout the 17 regions across Shandong. These are voted by popularity, not by $.

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Red Leaves Blanket

Red Leaves Blanket

China’s Yellow River seeps into the sea of Dongying, where a vast area of wetland is nurtured. The color of the bushes changes along with the seasons where its best viewed when red leaves blanket over the wetlands. A 20m2 preservation block is kept for birds only. No road is built or even planned, making it one of the few remaining paradises for rare birds across the globe.

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Visitor Posts

Doug’s Trip to the Top of Mount Tai

Doug’s Trip to the Top of Mount Tai

When I traveled to Shandong Province in China, one of my favorite stops was Mount Tai. It took about four hours at a steady pace to reach the top of the steps we climbed and we needed to take a few stops to rest. The views at the top made it all worth it. Luckily, we had arrived early enough to be able to take some good pictures before crowds arrived. By the time we were leaving, the mountain was filled with visitors and locals visiting the shrines to pray.

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