Tea being poured in a Beijing restaurant
For Beijing’s best Chinese restaurants see Chinese Restaurants
The best-known dish in north Chinese cuisine. The duck, a local Beijing variety, is dried and brushed with a sweet marinade before being roasted over fragrant wood chips. It is carved by the chef and eaten wrapped in pancakes with slivered scallions (spring onions) and cucumber.
Introduced to Beijing in the 13th century by the invading ...