Beijing has so many great dishes and snacks that travelers might not know where to start. To make it easier, here are some of must-try local favorites for you to try.
Beijing residents like dishes made from intestines. Their famous dishes of pig intestines include baodu, luzhu huoshao as well as stewed liver. They put stewed pig livers in soup thickened with starch.
Beijing Fried Sauce Noodles
Beijing is famous for its fried sauce noodles or noodles with soybean paste. It is a dish of thick wheat noodles mixed with sauce added to stir-fried ground pork or beef with salty soybean paste.
Peking Roast Duck
3 things that everyone should try here: visit the Great Wall, eat roast duck and go to the Panjiayuan Antique Market.
Old Beijing Pear Drink
This drink is from sweet pears and added edible white fungus, crystal rock sugar, green plums. Also, they add Chinese Wolfberries to it. Locals believe that is a nutritious drink that is good for your lungs and throat.