We booked this tour through Trip Advisor and it was a simple easy process. Our local guide Miko was fantastic! He contacted me the day before to confirm. Met us at the hotel and gave us a nice little talk while we taxied to the...More
The hutongs of Beijing are centuries-old residential lanes, where ancient traditions are still kept alive within a fast-changing city. Skip the tourist-clogged hutongs in more popular areas with an insider’s food tour of Dong Si, an off-the-beaten-track neighborhood famous for its savory treats. Taste your way around authentic markets, shops, restaurants, and bakeries while exploring Beijing’s hidden food scene during this unique culinary visit with a guide.
Hutongs, a staple of Beijing urban design, are spread throughout the city, but tourists tend to flock to the same popular areas. During this customizable food tour of Beijing’s hidden hutongs, you’ll follow your taste buds far off-the-beaten-track as you sample more than 20 local delicacies.
Your guide, a Beijing insider, will take you to Dong Si, an under-the-radar neighborhood where Beijing food traditions still thrive. You’ll have a chance to eat like a local and get to know a one-of-a-kind community with stops at corner bakeries, out-of-the-way food shops, and family-run restaurants.
Taste local delicacies, such as duck neck, fried ox tripe, and fried sugar cake, as you learn about the city’s vibrant culinary history, with your guide on hand to dish out answers to all of your burning food questions. Along the way, you’ll discover overlooked historical sights and picturesque neighborhoods that few tourists have a chance to experience. This is a private tour for just you and your party.
We booked the evening Food Tour. We Visited several Restaurants on the Dongsi Street. Out Tour Guide Lucy was very Kind and showed US different dishes but also gave us advice on travelling through China. I think the Tour is overpriced but this doesnt have...More
I had a 9 hours layover trip in Beijing and decided to follow this food tour. I intentionally choose the food tour over visiting tourist spots. What is a better way to know a place by following a local guide and eating local food. Linda...More
Great food tour by Miko in Beijing’s historic Hutong neighborhood where he took me to 5 restaurants and introduced me to local eats popular in that region of China. My favorite one is picking vegetables, seafood, meat and tofu then added hot water to create...More