Zhejiang road, Muslim Food Street, bustling stores, open street butchers and roasted lamb aroma all over; my kind of place. Guang Guang Ji is THE place to go if you want to have some real halal food. Why I haven’t been here before? I - don't - know. We deliberated decided to go late to avoid the waiting and we still came upon the three floors packed of people at 1.30 pm, which is supposed to be “late” for locals to have lunch. This place is a complete success and I could realize why.
I was the only foreigner so I knew I was in the correct place. Energetic atmosphere, food coming and going all over, super friendly -and quick- staff and affordable prices for generous portions. We ordered several dishes and all of them were spectacular, tasty, spiced and as I always say: full of love. Lamb skewer, boiled mutton, beef baozi, Xinjiang rice (with raisins and lamb), cold and also hot noodles, traditional bread and I stop counting. We ordered so much food! My Top 3 dishes: lamb skewer, liangpi cold noodles and Xinjiang rice.
The whole experience is totally worth it and you can also go at night for a late -or very late- craving until 3.30 am. Halal food and Northwest Chinese delicacies to enjoy for a very good price.
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