Huimian (stewed noodles) is a brilliant special food in Zhengzhou. It is considered as the number 1 dish in every Zhengzhou local’s heart. There are two time-honored restaurants for Huimian, Heji and Xiaoji. Heji restaurant mainly sells mutton Huimian. The intense soup, stretchy noodles, and tender mutton make it a perfect meal. In
Xiaoji, Sanxian Huimian is the most popular. The soup is made of chicken, bones, and mutton.
Huanghe carp is well known all over the country. This carp is growing in the Yellow River. The meat is very tender and nutritive. Zhengzhou has a lot of restaurants good at making carp dishes.