The cuisine might look a little bit complicated when you look at a Chinese character menu listing. Though you won't find many Yunnan-restaurants outside Yunnan, certain dishes are famous, like 'crossing the bridge' noodles and steam-pot chicken.
If you're looking for something you can adapt in your daily menu, you landed on the right spot. Yunnan cuisine - also known as Dian cuisine - doesn't get its own place in the traditional four or eight schools of Chinese cuisine. And, you won't find many Yunnan-restaurants outside Yunnan, though certain famous dishes, like 'crossing the bridge' noodles and steam-pot chicken may find their way onto the occasional menu. But, relax, if you are concerned that you might not like the Yunnan-kitchen, the bigger hotels serve also western food. Thus, dive into a new experience!