Talking about dining in Beijing, even the most experienced visitors will get tantalized. The reason is that the city is filled with so many delicacies all from through the country that it is too difficult to make a decision.
The city has developed its own culinary identity- Beijing Cuisine. The perennial favorite in Beijing is authentic Beijing Roast Duck which can be found at Quanjude and Bianyifang restaurants. Other choices include Imperial Court Food, Official Food and tasty snacks, which can be enjoyed at the local flavor restaurants.
Other Chinese cuisine, each having a distinctive flavor, give a wide scope for diners to choose to one's taste. There is also a fill spectrum of international fine fare. If you are not a good eater of the Chinese food, these foreign cuisine restaurants can make up for it.
Food streets offer a wide variety of food, and some sites are always open. Typical food streets are the Donghuamen Night Snack Street, Gui Jie (Ghost Street) and Wangfujing Snack Street. Strolling a food street is a good way to learn the local food culture for our knowledge.
The opening time is usually from 10:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 21:00. It is not customary to tip waiters in restaurants of Beijing, but some top-class restaurants may charge 10% to 15% extra service fees. Both cash and credit cards can be used to check in grand and mid-range restaurants.
Recommended Beijing Tour Itineraries:
Beijing One-Day Tours: 5 itineraries for you to choose.
Beijing Two-Day Tours: 2 itineraries to visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Badaling Great Wall, etc.
4-Day Beijing Travel: to the most popular attractions in Beijing.