Lost Plate’s Private and Small Group Food Tours will show you the amazing tastes and flavors that will define your time in China. Your Private Tuk Tuk Driver will get you off the beaten path by exploring the maze of street food options and let you experience it to the fullest. We guarantee our English Speaking Guides will introduce you to the best cuisine and culture by eating where the locals eat.


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OUR TOURS



Our China Food Tours of Xian and Chengdu include everything and you won’t be disappointed with our service. We’ll pick you up at your hotel, provide unlimited beverages (including tea and beer), and of course feed you a lot of food. If you see something that piques your interest along the way, we’ll stop. If you’re still hungry, we’ll feed you more.



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We want you to have the time of your life, so please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or if you would like to book a tour. We’ll respond right away!

 

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OUR GUIDES


 


Ruixi

FOUNDER

Ruixi estimates that she has tried over 500 different foods in Xian and Chengdu to find only the best for you. She provides an interesting perspective of history and Chinese culture during your tour. Ruixi prides herself on the positive comments she has received and friends made while giving an elite tour experience. We know you’ll agree that she has created an incredible experience that you won’t soon forget!

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Ruixi

FOUNDER

Ruixi estimates that she has tried over 500 different foods in Xian and Chengdu to find only the best for you. She provides an interesting perspective of history and Chinese culture during your tour. Ruixi prides herself on the positive comments she has received and friends made while giving an elite tour experience. We know you’ll agree that she has created an incredible experience that you won’t soon forget!

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Brian

CO-FOUNDER

Brian loves food and stays active by running around the city wall and hiking local mountain ranges.
Originally from Oregon, USA, he now lives in Xian and joins some of our tours to add a foreign perspective…and a few beers.


Brian

CO-FOUNDER

Brian loves food and stays active by running around the city wall and hiking local mountain ranges.
Originally from Oregon, USA, he now lives in Xian and joins some of our tours to add a foreign perspective…and a few beers.

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“Having just completed a 2-week trip around China, I can honestly say that the Lost Plate Food Tour was the absolute highlight of our trip!” Cara D, Trip Advisor

“This tour was so great I’m still salivating over the food we ate – 6 months later! Let Ruixi help your taste buds enjoy the flavors of Xi’an!” Avery P, Trip Advisor

 

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“I’ve been to Xi’an twice for work trips and I always found it difficult to eat local food due to language barriers and also a fear of what might be in my food, so when I found out about Ruixi and Brian’s food tour I was thrilled!” –  Mahsa S, Trip Advisor

EXPLORE CHINA



If you have been to China, you know that it’s full of people, food and everything else that is unfamiliar. We want you to know that you left having tried the best local dishes and flavors that this city has to offer, and you’ll only get that with us.

Chengdu and Xian are a food lovers paradise, and they are also full of character. Our Food Tours show you all sides of the city from small pedestrian alleys, hidden highlights, and popular eateries off the beaten path.



葱油饼 – Onion Pancake

Onion Pancake

花生 – Xian Peanut

Xian Peanut

麻团 – Fried Sesame Ball

Fried Sesame Ball

羊杂汤 – Goat Stew

Goat Stew

牛肉面 – Bamboo Noodle

Bamboo Beef Noodle

甑糕 – Sticky Dates

Sticky Dates

八宝粥 – Sweet Porridge

Porridge

石子馍 – Stone Bread

Rock Bread

牛肉米线 – Beef Rice Noodle

Beef Rice Noodle


We’re here to help you experience China and Chinese cuisine to the fullest. Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our tours. Questions? Check out our FAQ.