Pengzu is acknowledged to be ancestor of cooking. It is said that in the Yao period, Pengzu got appreciation of the Emperor and was granted a title because he was good at cooking, so he established a Dapeng country in Xuzhou. Dishes in Xuzhou inherit the traditional antiquity of Dapeng with sophisticated steps and unique flavor. Almost every dish has a touching story.
There are many business districts and a number of large shopping malls, supermarkets in Xuzhou now. The shopping centers in Huaihai road and Zhongshan road are placed closely side by side, which are the most prosperous places.
Xuzhou tourist hotels are spread throughout the city, whose reception capacity and service levels can meet the needs of all levels of Chinese and foreign tourists. Wherein the Nan Jiao Hotel and Garden Hotel are international three-star tourist hotel, which have complete set of facilities that can meet various needs of different people.