Food

When traveling and shopping in Beijing, never forget to buy some take-away foods and snacks from local markets and snack shops. Beijing has many options for traditional local snacks, best examples are Lǘdagunr (Glutinous Rice Rolls with Sweet Bean Flour), Wandouhuang (Pea Cake), Aiwowo (Steamed Rice Cakes with Sweet Stuffing) and Bingtang Hulu (Crispy Sugar-Coated Fruit on a Stick) etc. These snacks are absolutely authentic Beijing traditional snacks as most of which has more than 200 years of history and they are still very welcoming with most Beijing locals and Beijing travelers. People are suggested to buy the traditional Beijing snacks in these time-honored food stores, such as Tianfuhao and Daoxiangcun, who still maintain the traditional ways of snack making.

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Food

  • Daoxiangcun Dongzhimen Branch
    Daoxiangcun is the most famous brand in making traditional local snacks, cakes and other characteristic foods. It has almost 100 branches in Beijing, and the brand has great fame and popularity among Beijing local and worldwide visitors.
  • Daoxiangcun Dengshikou Branch
    Daoxiangcun is the most famous brand in making traditional local snacks, cakes and other characteristic foods. It has almost 100 branches in Beijing, and the brand has great fame and popularity among Beijing local and worldwide visitors.
  • Tianfuhao Xizhimen branch
    Tianfuhao is famous for its braised pork products especially Jiangzhouzi(braised pork hock with soy sauce ) which was once the favorite of the Empress Dowager Ci Xi.