Gou Bu Li Bao Zi Tours – Tianjin, China

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Gou Bu Li Bao Zi
狗不理包子

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Goubuli (狗不理,gǒubùlǐ),in Chinese Gou Bu Li means "dogs won't pay attention".

It's a famous brand of baozi from Tianjin, China. Founded in 1858, it is one of China's longest established brands.

We can't explain why this name ,perhaps the most common is that it comes from a childhood nickname of the founder, given to protect him from bad luck.

Another spinoff of the story says that Gao Gui, after the wild success of his baozi business, had less and less time to converse with his patrons, which led to a joke amongst the patrons that Gao Gui does not care about them, hence the name "Dog Won't Care".

According to tradition, the Empress Dowager Cixi was brought some Goubuli baozi by Yuan Shikai, who returned from Tianjin, and she pronounced them delicious, instantly adding to their fame.

A proper English name "Go believe"(sounds like Goubuli) was created for the restaurant recently.

 

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By Gedeon,

French and English Guide from Switzerland!

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<p>Very famous dish in Tianjin but you need go to the right place because everybody is selling it everywhere in Tianjin.</p>
My favorite food in Tianjin

By Ruby,

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<p>Go Bu Li Baozi is the most famous local food in Tianjin, it`s a bun with meat inside, the one with salty duck egg inside is my favorite one.</p>

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