Fall in love with the delicious dishes of Beijing cuisine

Walking around every corner of Beijing, you will be like stepping into a movie going back to the past and then to the future. With profound cultural and historical value, Beijing is an attractive destination for those who want to explore both the traditional and bustling modern beauty of China.

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And one cannot ignore an important “element” in this adventure journey: discovering the unique and diverse cuisine in Beijing. Gently touching the heart of China, you will surely have special vibes with the delicious dishes here. Let’s explore Beijing cuisine with Gloloy!

Pocket the must-try dishes when coming to Beijing

Peking roast duck

Peking roast duck is one of the famous dishes in Beijing cuisine . Peking duck has a unique feature compared to other types of roast duck because of its crispy golden skin, inside is delicious, soft and richly flavored meat.

A plate of duck is chopped into exactly 120 pieces, and each piece must have 3 parts: skin, lean meat and both skin and lean meat, creating a unique dish, ensuring a balance of flavors. Beijing roast duck is not only a delicious dish but also has profound cultural significance. If you come here and miss this dish, how can you say you have come to Beijing, right?

Gourd candy

When mentioning Beijing cuisine, many people often immediately think of gourd candy – a traditional dessert often seen in historical films. Candy is made from all kinds of fruits, boiled in sugar water to form a compact, round and soft shape.


The sweetness of sugar and the aroma of nuts create a wonderful combination, making gourd candy an indispensable dish when traveling to Beijing.

Zha Jiang Mian Noodles

Zha Jiang Mian noodles are a very popular traditional noodle dish in Beijing. The noodles are cooked and mixed with rich sauce, minced pork, radishes and herbs. The noodles have a unique flavor. When eating, visitors will feel the freshness and unique flavor of Zha Jiang Mian noodles compared to countless other types of noodles.

Mongolian lamb hotpot

If you visit Beijing during the cold winter, Mongolian lamb hotpot is a dish that was born for you. This dish includes fresh lamb, raw vegetables and spices cooked in a hot pot. The lamb is sliced ​​thinly and quickly cooked at the dining table, then served with typical sauces that help your taste buds come alive and feel the cold more comfortable. Try this hot pot to feel the difference of Beijing cuisine compared to hot pot dishes in Vietnam!

Cung Bao Chicken

In addition to Beijing roast duck, Cung Bao chicken is also a famous dish with its spicy and fatty taste typical of Beijing. The chicken is richly marinated and cooked with chili, roasted peanuts and spicy pepper.

Rotten tofu

Beijing’s culinary specialty is stinky tofu, a dish that has a very unpleasant taste but captivates many gourmet souls. Fermented tofu is often fried and served with garlic, onions and pepper to enhance the flavor. This is truly a unique and interesting dish in Beijing cuisine. 

Lu Zhu Huo Shao

Lu Zhu Huo Shao is somewhat similar to Vietnamese beef in wine sauce or pha lau, but still has its own unique characteristics. Made from a variety of ingredients such as pork, beef, pig lungs, tofu, bread and other ingredients. All of these ingredients are boiled in meat broth, creating a rich and nutritious broth. All ingredients blend together, creating a unique and extremely delicious flavor.

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