| by Kenneth Chase | 100 comments

Chinese Street Food Near My Apartment in Chengdu, China | Bedspread Noodles and Hand made Dumplings!

– So check this out, it’s Trevor James, and today I’m in the outskirts of Chengdu near my new apartment, a place that I wanna take you to here when you come visit me on Couchsurfing, little local market. We’re gonna go for a walk
around, see what we can find. Let’s take a look. (slow techno music) – Handmade dumpling skins here. Fresh shar. These are the fresh Chao Shou she makes by hand every day here. Pork filling. (speaks in foreign language) Oh, yeah, look at that. We’re gonna see what
else we can find here. So you can bring these home and boil them, and you have to add chili oil. If you wanna come visit me, I’ll take you to one of these markets, we’ll have a good time, but please make sure
you’ve got your flights and your visas and all your
travel arrangements first before you make a request,
and then I’ll check it. Ting Ting might be helping
read some of the messages and reply, ’cause I’ve
been overwhelmed lately. I really wanna meet all of you, though. Look at that chili oil. Okay, we’re gonna learn to do it. – (laughs) Mine is not very
pretty compared to hers. But I will be learning how to do this at Sichuan Culinary School
over the next couple of years. – Oh, it’s plump, look at that, it’s oily and filled with
a soft, gooey filling. I’ve never tried this
before, look at that. That is really good. Mm. – Oh, yeah, look at that. There’s a nice sticky rice,
thick layer of sticky rice in the inside, we gotta
go a little deeper, but I can taste sesame and
peanuts and sugar in that. Mmm. That is magical. (laughs) Look at that. That is so good. That peanut sesame filling is
like gooey and soft and sweet, and this sticky rice layer is a real, real soft and heavenly texture with the nice crispy
golden sesame texture skin on the outside. So one of the fun things
we can do together when you come visit from Couchsurfing, we can explore for food
together like this. – Look at these big, wide noodles. So these are, this is pu
gai mian, like bed noodles, and they make these by hand. You’ve basically got
these huge noodle sheets that they boil for you in a Big pork bone broth. In a big pork bone soup. Whoa, look at those big noodle beds. MSG right on there. Green onions. Look at this. So, look, you’ve got all this
zha jiang, that is like– (speaks in foreign language) This is zha jiang, that’s like the mixed
pork sauce, ground pork. Mmm, look at that big noodle bed. Mm, mm. That’s okay. This one is quite average. Mm. It tastes like an earthy,
slightly salty bowl of these big noodle pians, noodle beds. That’s okay. You can come up, we can rent a bike, we can come up to this
peach blossoms area, enjoy the natural scenery. It’s about a 30 minute
bike ride up the hill. The entrance to this road is 10 minutes from my new apartment. You gotta come Couchsurf
with me, send me a request. I really believe in Couchsurfing, it’s one of the best things for travelers. You can meet people
from all over the world and have great experiences like this. So thank you so much for watching
my food and travel videos, just had a wonderful ride up into the peach blossoms here, just a 10 minute ride
from my house up the hill. It’s completely beautiful. I wanna invite you here, I
want you to stay at my place, I wanna meet people
from all over the world, and that’s what Couchsurfing is about. So, read my Couchsurfing
profile for more inforamtion about how you can make the request. Please read that, okay? ‘Cause it has some instructions
about what you need to do before making that request, okay? Thanks a lot, guys, beautiful up here.


Vikki Key

Oct 10, 2017, 9:55 pm Reply

Why do they put msg on everything??

Nuno Soares

Nov 11, 2017, 12:03 pm Reply

The vendor is cute. Thanks for the food tour Trevor & Tingting (is cute too).

Mrs. Garcia

Nov 11, 2017, 4:55 am Reply

She's cute get her #!

Ugandan Knuckles ✅

Nov 11, 2017, 4:05 pm Reply

Allz deez foodz lookz soz goodz yumz apologizez myz zsz oh thats cool zszszsz ha! Oopz illz goz nowz.


Nov 11, 2017, 2:41 pm Reply

Trevor, I'm heading to Chengdu this weekend for 4 days, where can I find the sweet bing shown in 3:37? thanks!

MR. No One

Nov 11, 2017, 2:21 pm Reply

Wtf as that @6:47 ..
No fucks given

หีก็เลีย ทิ้งเฮียได้ไง

Nov 11, 2017, 8:45 am Reply


Mihail G

Dec 12, 2017, 3:06 pm Reply

My dream is to go one time in the China To

BornTo Live

Dec 12, 2017, 10:12 am Reply

what is MSG ? is it bad for you ?

Ron D.

Dec 12, 2017, 5:17 pm Reply

@6:20 I know he wants it between her legs…so tight and juicy….no pullout list….

Mehmet Ölçer

Dec 12, 2017, 10:07 pm Reply


Hazey Hayes

Dec 12, 2017, 2:44 pm Reply

Why do they have to put M.S.G in everything ?

Adel Void

Dec 12, 2017, 12:32 pm Reply

China is Heaven.

Chhantei Chawngthu

Dec 12, 2017, 7:35 pm Reply

It really makes me hungry…. Hmmm


Dec 12, 2017, 6:29 pm Reply

You should be an Airbnb experience.

Zayeem Hussain

Dec 12, 2017, 7:29 am Reply

Fed up with chinda tevor move out gulf

ALaurel Jordan

Dec 12, 2017, 4:26 pm Reply

OH!! I L O V E FRIED SESAME PNUT BALL!! MY FAVE of ALL street sweets !
XIE XIE a million?

Tammy Short

Jan 1, 2018, 11:54 pm Reply

To much MSG is bad for the kidneys and poison your system

Tammy Short

Jan 1, 2018, 11:55 pm Reply

Some are allergic to MSG

Mami Ayas

Jan 1, 2018, 8:04 am Reply

Why you buy big size if you dont know the taste before. I think its too much

Xiang C. LeuamChampassak

Jan 1, 2018, 3:54 am Reply

Trevor, Ting and you are awesome! Love the videos. Also, your Chinese is great. Xie-xie, Xiang CCLC

naomi blecher

Jan 1, 2018, 12:54 am Reply

what is your favorite china food that you have eaten?


Jan 1, 2018, 12:34 am Reply

Coming to Chengdu in may. Can't wait!


Jan 1, 2018, 4:21 pm Reply

please go to dalian!

Ted M

Jan 1, 2018, 2:48 pm Reply

Nothing sexier than a good looking guy that could speak another language. He's husband material


Jan 1, 2018, 2:57 am Reply

Dumplins cant b made by any means…only hand ?

Qwerty Qwerty

Jan 1, 2018, 5:59 pm Reply


Douglas Pigeon

Jan 1, 2018, 2:33 am Reply

We would like to see more of your partner in the shows

lanya Ahmed

Feb 2, 2018, 9:47 pm Reply


Weiyu H

Feb 2, 2018, 11:38 pm Reply

I came from Chengdu but now I live in France. I got homesick from this video, cryyyyyyyyyy


Feb 2, 2018, 1:46 am Reply

lol I love how the shopkeepers just ignore how hyper this dude gets "MMmmmmmm thats soooo delicious" lol they got their heads down … F**kin Love this guy and he is so fluent in mandarin crazy!


Feb 2, 2018, 3:06 pm Reply

MSG = receding hairline Trevor

Keith Doran

Feb 2, 2018, 12:58 am Reply

Def comin to visit


Feb 2, 2018, 4:19 pm Reply

He is so positive! So refreshing are his videos on YouTube!

Arfa Khan

Feb 2, 2018, 5:16 pm Reply

nice video


Feb 2, 2018, 1:22 am Reply

You're a very welcoming and interesting individual. It would be a great pleasure to meet you.

Baddog Ortiz

Feb 2, 2018, 1:06 pm Reply

Mr Trevor my family and I will be coming to visit you in the near future! hopefully you will be able to show us around!

Yesenia Penate

Feb 2, 2018, 4:28 am Reply

I miiiight be binge watching all your videos <3


Feb 2, 2018, 7:29 pm Reply

MSG = Make So Good


Feb 2, 2018, 10:25 am Reply

作为一个重庆人 我还没有尝过铺盖面?都只吃小面 好失败啊


Feb 2, 2018, 10:26 am Reply

My city is Chongqing. We have the almost same taste of food but I haven’t tried Pugai noodles


Feb 2, 2018, 10:26 am Reply

I should try it when I go back

Sean Hershkowitz

Feb 2, 2018, 6:57 pm Reply

Start a tourist business! You would be booked for months to give guided tours, hotel accommodation, and travel.

Yvette Harlan

Mar 3, 2018, 6:42 am Reply

same thing.. do you anywhere else except China or Korea like to see what Canada has American foods would be good British food Germany other than the same stuff

Dolph Odiorne

Apr 4, 2018, 3:26 am Reply

Wow. I would make a vacation wrapped around your apartment. I love watching you and and ting travel and fill me in on the flavors around the world. Thanks for everything that you do Trevor.

Parth Patel

Apr 4, 2018, 7:24 pm Reply

this guy preys upon innocent chinese shopkeeps daughters that are over 18, you can see it!

Janice Dupree

Apr 4, 2018, 6:03 pm Reply

Nice…bur thought we'd see your new place too : (

Janice Dupree

Apr 4, 2018, 6:03 pm Reply

Nice…bur thought we'd see your new place too : (


May 5, 2018, 5:36 pm Reply

Lol, do you still alow sofa surf..

Chang Shu

May 5, 2018, 1:35 pm Reply


Raudho Agnes

May 5, 2018, 12:01 am Reply

1:25 Those 4 wives at the back don't give any shits, just keep gambling mahjong on the street


May 5, 2018, 3:22 am Reply



May 5, 2018, 11:14 pm Reply

You are so lucky. Dumplings are my favorite

Fifi RT

May 5, 2018, 11:59 pm Reply


Julia Manalo

Jun 6, 2018, 5:40 pm Reply

wow!!! gorgeous place..yummy looking sesame ricecake..and a beautiful happy life!!!
..am envious james!

jun Sukbo

Jun 6, 2018, 6:47 am Reply

Come here in the philippines my friend i will show u all the street food and delicious food of all tribes here in philippines

Min Zhu

Jun 6, 2018, 1:51 am Reply

You have Sichuan accent now, Lol

alexander einstein

Jun 6, 2018, 4:18 am Reply

why don't you getting fat trevor? I'm seeing you eating all days!

Tupou Finucane

Jul 7, 2018, 9:14 pm Reply

Thank you for sharing your video.


Jul 7, 2018, 6:13 pm Reply

Please upload new tours videos

dayananda shetty

Jul 7, 2018, 1:41 pm Reply


Erin Damayanti

Jul 7, 2018, 7:50 am Reply


Erin Damayanti

Jul 7, 2018, 7:50 am Reply


nikolaos hazikiriakos

Aug 8, 2018, 5:32 pm Reply

Very expensive.

Anandhi N

Aug 8, 2018, 2:57 pm Reply

nice video

Kenny Ee

Aug 8, 2018, 12:21 am Reply

Trevor, when you are coming back to Vancouver, please pack some of these yummy food for me!

Sally Sommerford

Aug 8, 2018, 12:00 pm Reply

What’s MSG?

Densy Wang

Aug 8, 2018, 1:07 pm Reply

Plz2 go to manipur

deepak kumar

Aug 8, 2018, 11:57 am Reply

Stop using plastic bags

Alex Scott

Aug 8, 2018, 6:37 pm Reply

Have you had any couch surfers you regretted having over?


Sep 9, 2018, 6:19 am Reply

Ouch a 4 on the last one

Ric Ferr

Oct 10, 2018, 10:11 pm Reply

Got my mouth watering.

Carrie Williams

Oct 10, 2018, 3:19 pm Reply

Your personality is such a gift what God put in you how you treat n greet people with warm n love bless you love

SLAY 503

Oct 10, 2018, 2:02 am Reply

?Sweet!!even your commercials are in Chinese. ??

Themakeshiftman 9036

Nov 11, 2018, 10:17 am Reply

What is you are a kid(implying I’m a kid)?

Tola Khum

Nov 11, 2018, 3:01 pm Reply

Your word " Look at that " is very soft and sweet lol!!!

Rohit Agarwal

Nov 11, 2018, 12:03 pm Reply

Trevor checkout this chef in above link he is awesome got great recipes + food looks awesome hope you like

Seabuloon Kasper

Nov 11, 2018, 5:51 pm Reply

As someone who just started to learn Mandarin, it is very impressive how good he speaks Mandarin.


Nov 11, 2018, 2:55 am Reply

dude, did you just invite all the potential stalkers to visit?!! that's a bold move. good luck

Anjin San

Nov 11, 2018, 10:37 am Reply

What ist that? Ohhhh….. And this here ….ohhhhh….. mhhhhh soft

Frentzen Iverzen

Nov 11, 2018, 1:02 pm Reply

I love to see you Trevor and Ting Ting , but it can need much money .

Jaime Gil

Nov 11, 2018, 5:06 pm Reply

Hello my friend, this is Jaime, another food lover from Spain, do you still live in China, how is it compared to western countries, is people nice and friendly?

Karl Bryant

Dec 12, 2018, 4:45 am Reply

Street vendors need to use gloves ? street food should be inside a plastic transparent cabinet, not exposed to dust ? also MSG is not healthy

carl hernandez

Dec 12, 2018, 5:54 pm Reply

MSG part of the recipe Lol!

sompa das

Jan 1, 2019, 4:44 pm Reply

Hey Trevor. One thing is bothering me that everyone everywhere they give food in plastic bags. Is there any way we can get it in paper bags and promote it? Thanks in advance


Jan 1, 2019, 11:40 pm Reply


kali deres

Jan 1, 2019, 1:46 pm Reply

Trevor James, nothing and no one is bad spoken from your lips, you are a polite Canadian. please accpet my respect to you.

Snarf Blatt

Jan 1, 2019, 8:57 pm Reply

The wonton lady is just adorable.

silpa jasti

Jan 1, 2019, 2:19 pm Reply

bro come to Hyderabad and try the real spice of chicken biryani and the spicest courys

Richard Johnson

Feb 2, 2019, 9:46 pm Reply

Coming down there would be fun but the food I'd to carbi a y vegetarian food, how about a segment on that?

John Bundner

Feb 2, 2019, 10:03 pm Reply

Love the hand made noodles/dumplings!! It is very refreshing to see people open up to somebody these days! All the best, Mr. James!

Ricardo Tongol

Feb 2, 2019, 1:21 am Reply

Love your blog

Yang Liu

Feb 2, 2019, 1:58 am Reply

do you have a douyin account?

Ken Riccio poems

Feb 2, 2019, 7:11 am Reply

Ooh haa hoo himm hee, ohh, wow , ooooh!!


Feb 2, 2019, 10:41 am Reply


Ma Daren

Mar 3, 2019, 2:55 am Reply


Mrs Maria

May 5, 2019, 10:17 am Reply

It's a shame in this part of China they put MSG in their food as a norm!

Bhavesh Patil

Jun 6, 2019, 3:11 am Reply

CHu chu where is Shee we want chu chu

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Jun 6, 2019, 1:11 pm Reply

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shin james

Jul 7, 2019, 7:15 pm Reply

the price of china is not cheap anymore, it was increased very much, it wont be easy to live in china, i thought china was underdeveloped country, still the industry of china is poor, but the wage and the price of foods are not cheap anymore, theres inflation , that is why many companies want to leave china cos that country is not attractive anymore, its sad and they need to change and make a good condition if they want to keep the competition to survive,  china is not independent at all, the technology of china is quite terrible and poor, nobody wants to buy and use products of china in industry but cost, just only reason of buying products made by china is cheap price.

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