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Chinese food is delicious. For example, beef noodles (牛肉面) is one of my favorites. Fried noodle (炒面) and fried rice with shrimp(虾仁炒饭)are also yummy.

Q: How to say other mouth-watering Chinese dishes in Chinese? (What are other favorite food names in a restaurant menu.)

Q: What are the proper sentences to order food in a Chinese restaurant?

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mouth-watering = 令人垂涎的 –  user58955 May 29 at 20:55
    
Sorry for the ambiguity. The first question was actually asking what are other or favorite food names in a restaurant menu. –  ChineseHulu.com May 30 at 3:21

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Here is a list, you may referred to it and choose some from it

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Chinese_dishes

some typical dishes are as follows

English Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Pinyin Notes

Baozi 包子 包子 bāozǐ : steamed buns with fillings

Dim sum 點心 点心 diǎnxīn : a staple of Cantonese cuisine

Guotie 鍋貼 锅贴 guōtiē :fried dumplings

Jiaozi 餃子 饺子 jiǎozǐ :steamed or boiled dumplings

Mantou 饅頭 馒头 mántóu :steamed buns

Wonton 餛飩 / 雲吞 馄钝 / 云吞 húntún / yúntūn :sphere-shaped dumplings usually served boiled in broth or deep-fried

Xiaolongbao 小籠包 小笼包 xiǎolóngbāo :soup dumplings, a specialty of Shanghai cuisine

Zongzi 粽子 粽子 zòngzǐ :glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, usually with a savory or sweet filling

sample sentences:

  1. 來一盤(lai-yi-pan) 餃子(jiao-zi), 麻煩你(ma-fan-ni)。
  2. 給我一籠(gei-wo-yi-long) 小籠包(xiao-long-bao), 謝謝你(xie-xie-ni)。
  3. 我點一份(wo-dian-yi-fen) 餛飩(hun-tun),有勞你了(you-lao-ni-le)。
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粽子 are definitely not mouth-watering –  user3306356 May 31 at 5:00

Q: How to say other mouth-watering Chinese dishes in Chinese?

In Chinese you can say something like “垂涎欲滴”、“垂涎三尺”……This means foods are too nice for you to eat so that you are now drooling.

Q:What are the proper sentences to order food in a Chinese restaurant?

Some steps of ordering dishes, you can watch the torturial of Chinese video: 点菜幻灯片教学版

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Thanks for the answer! And sorry for the ambiguity. The first question was actually asking what are other or favorite food names in a restaurant menu –  ChineseHulu.com May 30 at 3:22

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