“What’s your favorite food?” in Chinese 你喜欢吃什么?

Food is an important part of daily life for Chinese people. Not only enjoy eating, but Chinese people also believe that eating good food can bring harmony and closeness to the family and relationships.

The importance of food in Chinese culture itself dated back to thousands of years ago. With their deep passion for food and culture, Chinese people even have ancient proverbs that talks about food, for example ”To the ruler, the people are heaven; to the people, food is heaven” 統治者,人民就是天堂,對人民來說,食物就是天堂

So, what is your favorite food?

Nǐ xǐhuān chī shénme?


Do you like to eat Chinese food or Western food?

Nǐ xǐhuān chī Zhōngcān háishì Xīcān ?


I really like to eat Chinese food.

Wǒ fēicháng xǐhuān chī Zhōngcān


What do you like to eat (what is your favorite food)?

Nǐ xǐhuān chī shénme?


I like to eat dumplings

Wǒ xǐhuān chī jiǎozi


How about you?

Nǐ ne?


I like to eat Pizza.

Wǒ xǐhuān chī bǐsà



Key Vocabularies:

  1. 中餐 Zhōngcān = Chinese food
  2. 西餐 Xīcān = Western food
  3. chī = eat
  4. 喜欢 xǐhuān = like
  5. 非常 fēicháng = very, extremely
  6. 饺子 jiǎozi = dumpling
  7. 比萨 bǐsà = pizza

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Student Recruitment Manager at China Admissions. Originally from Indonesia but based in Beijing, China since 2017, and has been loving her life and journey in China ever since. Got a Master's degree from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing back in 2019.
Nadia Wijaya

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