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  • noun A type of deep-fried dough stick


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From Mandarin 油条 (yóutiáo)


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  • The Chinese also make a kind of khapsay called youtiao

    Phayul Latest News

  • The youtiao is the best in town -- shatteringly crisp on the outside, ultra-tender and croissant-like on the inside.


  • Those who have breakfasted in China may already know that youtiao are deep-fried dough strips but may learn that the word is also used to refer to an untrustworthy person.

    The Foreign Devil's Dictionary

  • The quintessential Yonghe-style breakfast is doujiang and youtiao


  • Their almond milk tea with youtiao — a cylindrical Chinese fried dough strip — is also divine ($3).

    Late-Night Nosh

  • There's hot tofu pudding in ginger syrup, there's hot soy milk soup loaded with bits of barley and tapioca balls, and there's gloriously crisp Thai versions of youtiao served with honey mayonnaise.


  • But the crowning glory of Chinese breakfasts, she says, are two items you'll see only in the morning: youtiao and jianbing.


  • According to my sources, which include but are not solely limited to the guy who hands me my morning youtiao, these kinds of "feelers" have of late been going out by the mailbag-full.

    Taipei Times

  • The youtiao is perfect for all your soy milk dipping needs.


  • Sorry, I won’t be able to sleep if I don’t post one more: youtiao flickr vsdchbe slruh Says:

    Matthew Yglesias » The View From Your Breakfast


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