Nearly 100 cuisines from all over China were recommended to be listed in the Beijing Olympics menu and made their appearance at an Expo in Xi'an , Shaanxi Province on Wednesday.
Yak steak, Malan Noodle, Mushroom soup are among the cuisines from all parts of China and many of the 30,000 visitors of the Chinese Catering Industry Expo showed interest in them which only account part of the recommended menu for the 2008 Games.
Organizers said the China Cuisine Association have been busy with choosing suitable food for athletes, officials, journalists as well as spectators during the Games two years away.
Asked by the Beijing Olympics organizers at the beginning of this year to help with the Olympic menu, the association will make recommendations to the BOCOG and Olympic service providers, Expo organizers said.
(Xinhua News Agency October 19, 2006)