Collected by Elizabeth Overton
Building 1 No 11 Sanlitun Road Chaoyang, Sanlitun Road, 东城区北京市 China, 100027
Most visitors come for the Peking duck (and rightly so). But Jing Yaa Tang also offers impeccable drinks—try their eponymous drink that mixes whisky with a dash of cinnamon and orange. While the menu doesn't hew to any particular regional cuisine,...
China, Beijing Shi, Chaoyang Qu, Maizidian St, 6号楼
Dumplings are a northern Chinese staple—inexpensive, hearty, and with a variety of fillings—and the boiled dumplings (shuijiao) at Baoyuan don’t disappoint. What sets them apart from your corner dumpling shop is the colored...
Wu Dao Ying Hu Tong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
A not-too-long hutong (lane) flanked with eateries of diverse cuisines and interesting curio shops, one can leisurely stroll or take a sip in one of its many cafes. Nearby is the famous Yonghegong Lama Temple as well s the Confucius Temple....
42 Guozijian St, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
Located off the busy streets in the middle of a quiet hutong alley, this store has gone from modest to modern chic, and has moved into beautiful furniture. They used to have beautiful laser-cut wood accessories made by Chinese designers and have...
6 Fangyuan W Rd, Chaoyang Qu, China, 100096
This is the best place in Beijing to buy contemporary Chinese ceramics. Spin works with artists in Jingdezhen, China’s porcelain capital, and the pieces here are original, limited-edition works of art at competitive prices. Attractive vases,...
10 Anlelin Rd, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100075
The ancient craft of enamel art, also know as cloisonné, is demonstrated through the use of color application to a design that will eventually be baked and polished. All throughout Beijing, this art form can be discovered. A backroom tour through...
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