Zibo barbecue is an important part of Zibo food culture. Zibo Barbecue retains an independent small stove for pure charcoal and smoke barbecue.
Zibo will also establish a barbecue association, release barbecue maps, and hold barbecue festivals. The Zibo Barbecue Festival will be held around May Day, showcasing famous barbecue restaurants and specialty varieties, supplemented by various means such as performances and beer exhibitions, to provide high-quality barbecue products for citizens. It is planned that March November will be the “Zibo Barbecue Season”, connecting various elements of “food, accommodation, travel, shopping, and entertainment”, and launching a batch of “Zibo Barbecue+” characteristic cultural and tourism themed products. Zibo Barbecue “has become a new business card of Zibo, becoming a night economy city with a more fireworks atmosphere and a unique and charming city of Shandong cuisine.