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Beijing Cuisine

Being capital city of China, Beijing congregates the delicacies of different parts of China such as Chinese four major cuisine-Cantonese cuisine, Shandong cuisine, Sichuan cuisine , and Huaiyang cuisine. Restaurants of different flavors can be easily found here and there in Beijing and are comparably affordable.

Credit cards and traveller's cheques are acceptble at most hotels and larger restaurant, while some hotels or restaurants charge an additional surcharge of 10% or 15% of the bill.

Peking Roast Duck
Peking Roast Duck is the specialty of Beijing and one of the world's great culinary creation. The special duck roasted called "crammed duck". To give them the plumpness and tenderness the ducks have been force-fed with a mixture of flour, maize and soybean cake est. well-roasted Beijing duck is shining, crisp but never greasy.

The very first Peking roast duck restaurants is called Quanjude. They started the business in 1864.The seven-floor Heinemann Roast Duck Restaurants finished in 1979, it's the most famous and largest in Beijing.\

Imperial Court Dishes
The Imperial Court Dishes are another representative cuisine of Beijing. The court dishes feature high-grade materials and fine culinary skills. The most famous restaurant for Imperial Court Dishes is located in Beihai Park, one of the imperial parks built in Qing Dynasty. Fangshan Restaurant at Beihai Park, Tingliguan Restaurant at Summera Palace and Dasanyuan Restaurant are the three most famous one.

Mongolian Hot Pot
Mongolian Hot Pot is another famous local delicay of Beijing. In Winter, people taste mutton that is instantly boiled in a hot pot. The most famous restaurant for Mongolian Hot Pot is Donglaishun.

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