This dish is another version of paomo for Han nationality people in Xi’an. The main ingredient is pig intestines, which generally doesn’t hold appeal for many people from the West. In Xi’an however, the popularity of this traditional Xi’anese dish has endured for over 1000 years. The dish is served with a bun that is broken into pieces, and to which the following is added: pig intestines, tripe, chicken, sea cucumber, squid, and vegetables. Served with pickled sweet garlic and fresh chili paste. While it may not sound appetizing, locals swear by it, making it as popular today as it was a thousand years ago.
Update: August 13, 2021