Beijing Food, Beijing Restaurants
Beijing food or Northern food is a collection of varieties from Hebei, Shangdong, LowerYangziRiver, Inner Mongolia and Xinjiang. Methods of cooking include barbecuing, deep-boiling, roasting, smoking and braising. Local products such as garlic, ginger, leeks, pork, spring onions, bean sauce, different spices, chilies and vegetables, particularly the Northern white cabbage, together with duck, pork, chicken, seafood, beef, and lamb are used to make many varieties of gourmet dishes.
|Featured Beijing Dishes
Beijing Roast Duck – Peking Duck
Beijing Roast Duck is the epitome of Beijing cuisine and is well known both at home and abroad.The dish is mostly prized for the thin, crispy skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat.
Mongolian Hot Pot
Next to Beijing Roast Duck, Mongolian Hot Pot is another great example of traditional Beijing cooking.The slices of different meats are dipped in boiling water with various kinds of vegetables until they're done, and then eaten with special sauces and side dishes.This dish is especially favored during the cold season.
This dish is prepared by frying prawns in oil until golden red. Then they are cooked with Hong Kong's Bifengtang special techniques. This dish is delicious and slightly spicy, with a pungent garlic aroma.
Gong Bao Ji Ding
Gong Bao Ji Ding is a spicy chicken dish with peanuts and other vegetables. For some reason this dish is never the same from one restaurant to another. Perhaps this adds to its appeal as it is very popular with foreigners.
To Doe Zi
This dish is for potato lovers.The potatoes are stir-fried with green peppers and seasoning, and can be served hot or cold.
|Beijing Resaurants for Muslim & Vegetarian
82 West Chang'an Ave.
Tel: 86-10-6603 8460
A2 Hujialou Beijie
Hours: 11:00-14:00 17:00-20:30
Tel: 86-10-6506 3291
14, Qianhaidongyan, Di'anmen Dajie
Hours: 9:30-13:30 17:30-20:30
Tel: 86-10-6404 2554
Muslim Baikui Century-old Restaurant
158 Jiaodaokou Dajie, Dongcheng District
Hours: 10:30-14:00 16:30-20:30
Tel: 86-10-6404 0967
Muslim Mansion Restaurant
B5 Dongheyan, Andingmenwai, Dongcheng District
Hours: 10:00-14:00 17:00-22:00
Tel: 86-10-6426 2990
153 Qianmen Nandajie
Hours: 10:30-14:00 16:30-22:00
Tel: 86-10-6303 0775
24 Yongdingmennei Dajie
Tel: 86-10-67002 4679
Gong De Lin Vegetarian Restaurant
158 Qianmen Nandajie
Tel: 86-10-6702 0867