Being a famous historic old town located in the Wuzhong District, 18 km east of Suzhou, Luzhi Town is also known as Puli, an ancient name for this town.
With the reputation of 'a town of water and fishery', Luzhi has bountiful aquatic product resources. When you are having dinner here, you should not miss mushroom and swan mussel, which are well-known all over China.
Other renowned foods in Luzhi are Puli Trotters and Puli duck, and they are said to be prepared according to the recipe of poet Mr. Pu-li, who often treated guests with these two dishes. Besides the above-mentioned delicacy, Luzhi Radish - a pickled radish prepared according to a Qing Dynasty recipe, also enjoys high reputation for its rational nutrition, and it has been sold for more than one hundred years.