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Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

1.Peking Roast Duck

The meat is prized for its thin, crisp skin, with authentic versions of the dish serving mostly the skin and little meat, sliced in front of the diners by the cook.

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

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Where to eat:

Quanjude Qianmen Branch

  • 32 Qianmen Street, Chongwen Distric, Beijing, China
  • Time: 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Quanjude Qianmen Branch

30 Qianmen St, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
Opening time: 11:00 AM - 20:00 PM

Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant is one of the best restaurants serving Beijing Roast Duck. With a history of nearly 150 years, there are many chain restaurants of it around Beijing.

2. Hot pot

Typical hot pot dishes include thinly sliced meat, leaf vegetables, mushrooms, wontons, egg dumplings, and seafood. Vegetables, fish and meat should be fresh. The cooked food is usually eaten with a dipping sauce.

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

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Where to eat:

  • Address: No.1, North Gate of Air Force Command College, 88-17, West Beisihuan Road, Haidian District, Beijing
  • Time: 10.00 -23.30

Tian Yi Shun

North 4th Ring West Road 88-17, KongJun ZhiHuiXueYu
Opening time: 10:00 AM - 23:30 PM

Tian Yi Shun is a famous local place serving the best hotpot in town. Enjoy a hot pot with your beloved ones in the cold day is a great experience.

3. Dumpling

Dumplings generally consist of minced meat and finely-chopped vegetables wrapped into a thin and elastic piece of dough skin. Popular fillings are mince pork, diced shrimp, fish, ground chicken, beef, and vegetables.

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

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Where to eat:

Nan Xiang Xiaolong Mantou

  • Address: 85 Yuyuan Lao Lu, near Fuyou Lu, Shanghai

4. Wonton

Main Ingredients: pork, shrimp, vegetables and green onions.

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

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Where to eat :

Er Guang Hundun

  • Address: 209-214 Zhaozhou Lu, near Hefei Lu, Shanghai
  • Time: 6:30pm-3:30am

5. Spicy Tofu (Mapo doufu)

It consists of tofu set in a spicy chili- and bean-based sauce, typically a thin, oily, and bright red suspension, and often cooked with douchi (fermented black beans) and minced meat, usually pork or beef.

Famous Chinese Food To Eat Before You Leave

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Ba Guo Bu Yi Restaurant

  • Address: 89 Di'anmen E St Dongcheng, Beijing China
  • Time: 10:30am-10:00pm

    Ba Guo Bu Yi

    Ba Guo Bu Yi 89 Di'anmen E St Dongcheng, Beijing China
    Opening time: 10:00 AM - 22:00 PM

    Ba Guo Bu Yi in Beijing is widely known as an authentic Sichuan cuisine restaurant. Spicy Sichuan style dishes are loved by customers in Beijing.

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My name’s Catherine, you can call me Kate. I love animals, writing and travelling.I started my Asian journey since 2003; and I have been nearly 20 countries so far. The more I go, the more I fall in love with this incredible continent. It has a unique beauty and distinctive culture that never fully explored. This’s why there are many countries I still keep coming back over and over again. I’m here to share with you my fun, sad or even scared memory on my backpacking trails. Hope it works on you!

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