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Cuisine that is always a matter of good taste

Updated: 2013-09-14 08:10
( China Daily)

If you think Chinese cuisine is all about roast duck, you are in for a pleasant surprise. Come to Beijing and check out the cuisines from across the country.

Dianke Dianlai

Mostly spicy and making use of flowers as ingredients, Yunnan cuisine never fails to impress. The menu changes every day.

If you go:

Open: 10am-10pm

Address: 8 Dafangjia Hutong, Dongcheng district

Tele: 6512 0930

New Feitengyuxiang

Sichuan food stands out for a reason and is definitely worth a try. Its diversity and use of ingredients are a feast for the senses. Come and check the fish filets in hot chili oil and be prepared to be amazed.

If you go:

Open: 11am-2pm, 5-10pm daily

Address: Inside Huatong Hotel, 1 Gongti Bei Lu, Chaoyang district

Tele: 6407 8615

The Canteen

Despite its humble setting, the dim sum alone is worth a visit to the establishment. The popular Cantonese restaurant will not disappoint with its array of tempting offers.

If you go:

Open: 11am-2pm, 5-10pm daily

Address: Yaxin Tower, First Floor, 46 Liangmaqiao Lu, Chaoyang district

Tele: 6462 4036

Duck de Chine 2

While other cuisine may tempt, rightly so, roast duck still remains something special. Beijing is renowned for the dish and it is readily available, yet this restaurant takes it to another level.

If you go:

Open: 11am-2:30pm, 5:30-10:30pm daily

Address: 1949 Hidden City 2, 98 Jinbaojie, Dongcheng district

Tele: 6521 2221

Zheng Xin