Are you a foodie?
If so, this tour is for you! Welcome to an off the beaten path hutong food tour, where you will get to taste all kinds of local foods, learn about the different regions’ cuisines, hear about Chinese culinary customs, get tips on how to select specialties in the shops and experience how it truly feels to be a local in China!
Your guide will meet you at Exit C of the Dongsi subway station (Line 5 or Line 6) and you will start your food adventure from there. You will visit the Lishi Hutong, where you will get to experience on a more personal level what it truly feels like to be a local without the crowds. By staying off the beaten path you will also have a unique chance to support a local community while being amazed by the sights and smells of true Beijing. Here are some of the things you can expect to taste: Dried, Fermented Mung Bean Juice Fried Sugar Cake; Jianbing - a Thin Millet Flour Pancake; Luzhu Huoshao - Wheaten Cake Boiled in Meat; Zha Guan Chang - Fried Corn Flour Cakes Beijing; Suan Nai - Beijing Yogurt; Shaobing - Baked Sesame Seed Cake Cold Noodle; Plum Juice Yellow Flower Wine; Baozi - Steamed Bread, Filled with Meat or Vegetables; Jiaozi - Dumplings with Pork and Vegetables; Roujiamo -Shredded Pork in a Pita Bread Lotus root in orange juice Spicy Hotpot--with either meat or vegetable on sticks Muslim Kebabs - including lamp kebabs, leek ,eggplant etc. At any point, please feel free to ask your guide as many questions as you like.
The difference between private tours and join in group tours
High quality tour with a more personal experience. Your guide will be available for any questions you have. Furthermore, there is much more flexibility with your itinerary. Want to meet other people interested in the same activity. Click here.
Join in Group Tour
Mostly more affordable tours that have more inclusions and will allow you to meet new people and make some friends. Check out other joining tours in China here.