15 December 2015

Huaiyang Restaurants in Beijing

Fresh Huaiyang dishHuaiyang cai is the famous cuisine of the Middle and Lower reaches of the Yangtze River, which nowadays includes Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, and parts of Jiangxi and Henan Provinces plus Shanghai. Huaiyang cai centers on Yangzhou and Huai' an after Zhe (Zhejiang Province) cai and Hui (Anhui Province) cai became two among the Eight Cuisines of China. Huaiyang cai can be called the noble dishes in Chinese cuisines, taking center stage in several international banquets, from which we may know the status and characteristics of Huaiyang dishes within Chinese cuisines. Huaiyang cais' emphasis is geared more to the original taste of its ingredients and sauces, which meet the healthy dining fashion of organic dishes.

 Wu Ming Ju
Chinese name: 无名居(wú míng jū)
The well-decorated restaurant serves the genuine Huaiyang Cuisine. The dishes are really tasty but some of them need to be ordered one day ahead.
Average cost per person: CNY100 - CNY150
Recommended Dishes: Meatballs, Beggar's Chicken, Crystal Shrimp Meat
Wu Ming Ju (Haidian Branch)
Location: 1/F Lixiang Dasha 111, Zhichun Lu, Haidian District
Hours: 11:00 - 21:30
Wu Ming Ju (Yansha Branch)
Location: No.32, Zaoyiing Beili, Maizidian, Chaoyang District
Wu Ming Ju (Beixiaguan Branch)
Location: No.40, Gaoliangqiao Xiejie, Haidian District
Wu Ming Ju (Yayuncun Branch)
Location: No.102, Section B, Huizhong Li, Datun Lu, Yayuncun, Chaoyang District

 Mei's Mansion Family Feast
Chinese name: 梅府家宴(méi fǔ jiā yàn)
Located deep in Daxiangfeng Hutong, this restaurant is in a compound and it offers luxurious dishes of Huaiyang Cuisine. If you want to have dinner here, it is wise to make a reservation ahead of time. The intriguing aspect is that the eaters do not have the right to order specific dishes: tThe host will arrange the menu according to different prices the eater ordered.
Recommended Dishes: Walnut Cheese
Average Cost per Person: CNY400
Location: No.24, Daxiangfeng Hutong, Xicheng District

 Song He Lou
Chinese name: 松鹤楼(sōng hè lóu)
Recommended Dishes: Sweet and Sour mandarin fish in Squirrel Shape
Average Cost per Person: CNY80
Location: No.10, Taijichang Dajie, Chongwen District

 Runyang Restaurant
Chinese name: 润扬食府(rùn yáng shí fǚ)
Recommended Dishes: Braised Dried Bean Curd Shreds with Vegetables
Average Cost per Person: CNY60
Location: in the passageway of Cui's Residence, No.26, Meishuguan Dongjie, Dongcheng District

 Yuhuatai Restaurant
Chinese name: 玉华台饭庄(yù huá tái fàn zhuāng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY60
Recommended Dishes: Fried Yellow Croaker
Location: Bldg 23, Madian Yuzhong Xili, Haidian District

 Huaiyang Renjia
Chinese name: 淮扬人家(huái yáng rén jiā)
Average Cost per Person: CNY60
Recommended Dishes: Sweet and Sour mandarin fish in Squirrel Shape, Braised Meatballs
Location: 1/F, Disabled Activity Center, No.318, Guanganmennei Dajie, Xuanwu District

 Changzhou Hotel
Chinese name: 常州宾馆(cháng zhōu bīn guǎn)
Average cost per person: CNY50 - CNY80
Recommended Dishes: Fish Head Soup, Stewed Spareribs with Plum
Hours: 11:00 - 13:00 16:00 - 21:00
Location: 113 Jixiang Li, Chaoyangmenwai Da Jie, Chaoyang District

 You Zi You Wei
Chinese name: 有滋有味(yǒu zī yǒu wèi)
Average cost per person: CNY50
Hours: 10:30 - 22:00
Location: No.308, Andingmennei Da Jie, Dongcheng District

 Huaiyang Chun Restaurant
Chinese name: 淮扬春饭店(huái yáng chūn fàn diàn)
Recommended Dishes: Meatballs
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Location: No.10, Sanlihe Dongli, Yuetan Beijie, Xicheng District

 Huaiyang Fu
Chinese name: 淮扬府(huái yáng fǔ)
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Location: 1/F, Beijing Opera Mansion, No.22, Pinganli Xidajie, Xicheng District