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Beijing Cuisine and Restaurants

Beijing Cuisine integrates the cooking techniques of Han, Manchu, Mongolian and Hui ethnic groups, and absorbs main local dishes from all over the country. Based on Shandong Cuisine and essences of the imperial cuisine of the Ming and Qing dynasties, Beijing Cuisine has formed its own unique characteristics. Dishes prepared by Beijing chefs are soft, crisp, fresh and tender. Imperial dishes and Tanjia dishes present unique tastes, Beijing Roast Duck is a "national dish" well known both at home and abroad, in addition to Baked Meat, Instant-boiled Mutton, Braised Shark's Fin, Sheep's Head in an Earthen Pot, Fried Fingered Citron and other famous dishes. The most notable snacks include Small Steamed Corn Bread, Dragon Whisker Noodles, Pea Flour Cake, Shaomai (steamed dumplings with the dough gathered at the top), Mung Bean Milk, etc.

Bifengtang Prawns

Clean prawns, fry them with coil and take them out until prawns become golden red. Then prepare prawns with Hong Kong's Bifengtang cooking techniques. This dish is salty, delicious, aromatic and slightly spicy, with a garlic smell.

Donglaishun Instant-boiled Mutton

Donglaishun Restaurant mainly serves Instant-boiled Mutton, which is tender. delicious and refreshing, not greasy at all. It also offers various kinds of snacks to customers after instant-boiled mutton is served. Known as No.] Instant-boiled Mutton in China. Donglaishun Instant-boiled Mutton was named as a famous Chinese dish by the Domestic Trade Bureau in March, 2000.

Steamed Grouper in Clear Soup

Kill and clean the grouper, then steam it for seven to eight minutes. The ready-made grouper is delicious with tender and refreshing meat. It will be more delicious if you eat the fish with seasonings.

Butter and Large Shark's Fin

Prepare ice fish slices, place the slices on a plate in the shape of a flower, and steam it until the fish is done. Stew shark's fin with both traditional and Western techniques. This dish has a unique taste, with delicious shark's fin, chicken, milk, icefish and shrimps. This dish is prepared according to a folk legend about "Butterflies Love Flowers."

Beijing Roast Duck

Known as "No.1 delicacy on earth," Beijing Roast Duck is a representative of Beijing delicacies. Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant is known for grilled ducks, and Pianyifang Roast Duck Restaurant for braised ducks. Both of them are old restaurants with a history of 100 years.

Recommended Hotels and Restaurants

  • Beijing Hotel
  • 33 East Chang'an Avenue
  • Tel:65137766
  • Grand Ho Beijing
  • 35 East Chang'an Avenue
  • Tel:65137788
  • Jinglun Hotel
  • 3 lianguorrenwai Dulic
  • Tel:65002266
  • Huanghe Jingdu Grand Hotel
  • 29 Xizhaosi Zhongpe, Chongwen Dkt.
  • Tel:67135588
  • Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant
  • 32 Qianinen Dajie
  • Tel:65112-118
  • Pianyifang Roast Duck Restaurant
  • 73 Tiantan Dongce Lu
  • Tel:67020904
  • Wuxiangzhai Restaurant
  • 198 Wangfujing Avenue. Dongcheng Dist.
  • Tel:65253562
  • Grand View Garden Hotel
  • 88 Nancaiyuan, Xuanwu Dist.
  • Tel:63538899
  • Fangshan (Imperial Food) Restaurant
  • In the Beihai Park
  • Tel:64011889
  • Donglaishun Xindong'an Restaurant
  • 130 Wangfujing Avenue, Dongcheng Dist.
  • Tel:65280932
  • Swisso Beijing Hong Kong Macao Center
  • 2 Beidajie, Chaoyangmen
  • Tel:650122889
  • Kaorouwan Restaurant
  • 102 Xuannei Dajie. Xicheng Dist.
  • Tel:66031700
  • Xiang E Qing Beijing Haidian Food Plaza
  • 2 A, Dinghuisi, Fucheng Lu, Haidian Dist.
  • Tel:88135388

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