Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung
Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung
China Society

Luosifen, the controversial smelly Chinese soup noodle dish that went from obscurity to durian-level fame

  • The noodle dish divides opinion sharply, with some families sending relatives eating it out on the street to avoid the stench
  • Others say the flavour is life-changing and claim the soup is addictive once tasted

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Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung
Smelliest food in the world, luoshifen, or snail-based rice noodles, is creating a buzz on Chinese social media and attracting President Xi’s attention. Photo: Handout/Tom Leung
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