As the saying goes, "Food is the first necessity for the people". Every place has its most authentic and unique delicacy. When you go to Beijing you must have Peking duck, when you go to Chongqing you must have hotpot, when you go to Xinjiang you must try lamb kebab…when you go to Yuxi, you must try the rice noodles. Rice noodles are home-cooked cuisine that people in Yuxi eats every day. There are a wide variety of rice noodles and the most popular ones including rice noodle in small pot, rice noodles with mince meant and bean sauce, elbow rice noodles, rice noodles with three fresh ingredients, rice noodles with stinky tofu, rice noodles with braised pork, eel rice noodles, cold rice noodles, beef rice noodles, etc.
A bowl of snow-white rice noodles, green leeks, dark soy sauce, red chili peppers, the five colors are bright, the whole bowl of rice noodles is beautiful and pleasant to the eye. Different rice noodles are served with different flavors of sauces, which is called as “hat”, taste refreshing and delicious. Various flavors of rice noodles have become an essential cuisine all the year around for people in Yuxi.