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Beijing: 5 Must Eat Foods

October 19, 2017 Lexie Mikula No Comments

If you’re headed to Beijing, prepare your taste buds for a world of flavor! Traditional Chinese cuisine is out of this world delicious, and here are 5 tasty foods you must try when headed to The Forbidden City:

1. Guan Chang


This stuffed sausage is a local favorite, fried and served with a savory mashed garlic sauce.

2. Lvdagun


If you’re looking for a sweet treat, look no further! This red bean paste rolled in sticky rice or millet flour is the perfect snack to satisfy your sweet tooth.

3. Mending Meat Pie


These crispy pastries filled with meat are the perfect appetizer to any meal.

4. Dumplings

chinese dumplings

No trip to China would be complete without a classic dumpling meal! Traditionally made with prawn or pork filling wrapped in a wheat-flour skin, dumplings are a great shared snack or solo endeavor!

5. Everything on Wangfujing Snack Street…

Wangfujing Snack Street

This street is lined with vendors and restaurants selling the best, and perhaps most adventurous, foods in Beijing! Scorpion and starfish skewers, anyone?

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