14 December 2015

Minority Food in Beijing

Tibetan Roast GigotChina is a multiracial country. Except for Han, there are 55 minority groups inhabited here. Each of them has their own special cuisine passing down from their father generation. Now, the unique cuisine of minority groups are widely spread around the country and are well accepted and liked by eaters.

 Makye Ame (Tibet style dining bar)
Chinese name: 玛吉阿米西藏风情餐吧(mǎ jí ā mǐ xī zàng fēng qíng cān bā)
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Roast Mutton Chop, Roast Mushroom, Yoghourt
Hours: 11:00 - 22:30 (Reservation is necessary)
Location: 2/F, A11, Xiushui Nan Street, Chaoyang District
Bus Route: 1, 9, 120, 808 (get off at Yonganli Stop)

 Yi Nationality Restaurant (Yi Nationality Style)
Chinese name: 彝家肴(yí jiā yáo)
The restaurant is decorated with dense folk feature. There are decorations and costumes of Yi ethnic minority to buy here.
Average Cost per Person: CNY 60
Recommended Dishes: Cold Water Fish
Hours: 10:00 - 23:00
Location: 14, 1st Section, Anhui Li, Ya Yun Cun, Chaoyang District

 Goldpeacock Dai Nationality Flavor Restaurant (Dai Nationality Style)
Chinese name: 金孔雀德宏傣家风味餐厅(jīn kǒng què dé hóng dǎi jiā fēng wèi cān tīng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY40
Recommended Dishes: Pineapple Rice, Potato Ball, Rice Wine
Hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Location: No.16, Central University for Nationalities Bei Lu, Weigong Village, Haidian District

 Camellia Girl Rice Noodles
Chinese name: 茶花妹子过桥米线(chá huā mèi zi guò qiáo mǐ xiàn)
Average Cost per Person: CNY20
Recommended Dishes: Crosses the Bridge Rice-flour Noodle
Camellia Girl Rice Noodles (Dianmen Branch)
Location: No.101, Dianmenwai Dajie, Xicheng District
Camellia Girl Rice Noodles (Dongsi Branch)
Location: No.272, Dongsi Beidajie, Dongcheng District

 Guizhou Luoluo Sour Soup Fish
If you would like to find some sour flavor, please come to this Guizhou restaurant and try fresh fish in sour soup.
Chinese name: 贵州箩箩酸汤鱼
Average Cost per Person: CNY 70
Location of Guijie Branch: 186, Dongzhimennei Dajie, Dongcheng District
Location of Chaoyang Park Branch: west gate to Chaoyang Park, 1, Nongzhanguan Nan Lu, Chaoyang District
Location of Fangzhuang Branch: 1-4, Pufang Lu, 15, Fangchengyuan Third Block, Fengtai District

 Three Guizhou Men
Chinese name: 三个贵州人(sān gè guì zhōu rén)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Recommended Dishes: Fish in Sour Soup, Rice Bean Curd
Three Guizhou Men (Yonganli Branch)
Location: No.6, Guanghua Xili, Jianguomenwai, Chaoyang Disrtrict
Three Guizhou Men (Jianwai SOHO Branch)
Location: No.0717, Jianwai SOHO, No.39, Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District
Three Guizhou Men (Zhongguancun Branch)
Location: 2/F, Lixiang International Mansion, No.58, Beisihuan Xilu, Haidian District
Three Guizhou Men (Gongti Branch)
Location: 2/F, No.8, Gongti Xilu, Chaoyang District

 Dahr Khan (Inner Mongolian Style)
Chinese name: 达尔汗蒙古文化餐吧(dá ěr hàn měng gǔ wén huà cān bā)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Recommended Dishes: Milk Tea, Roast Whole Lamb, Stewed Mutton Eaten with Hand
Hours: 11:00 - 02:00
Location: A11 - 2, Jianguomenwai Da Jie, Chaoyang District

 The Middle 8th Restaurant (Yunnan Style)
Chinese name: 中八楼(zhōng bā lóu)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Recommended Dishes: Rice Wine, Roast Fish Packed in Leaves, Pawpaw Salad
Location: Middle 8 Street,, Dong Sanlitun Zhong, Chaoyang District

 Yunteng Hotel Restaurant (Yunan Style)
Chinese name: 云腾宾馆餐厅(yún téng bīn guǎn cān tīng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY60
Recommended Dishes: Crosses the Bridge Rice-flour Noodle, Braised Chicken in Vapor Pot, Rice Wine in Bamboo Tube
Location: Yunteng Hotel, Bldg7, Donghuashi Beili (East), Chongwen District

 21A Rest House (Yunan Style)
Chinese name: 甲21招待所(jiǎ èr shí yī zháo dài suǒ)
Average Cost per Person: CNY80
Recommended Dishes: Gastronomy Bone, Sauteed Mushroom
Location: No.21 A, Tucheng Donglu, Huixin Dongjie Bei, Chaoyang District

 Miao A Duo Restaurant (Miao Nationality Style)
Chinese name: 苗阿朵餐厅(miáo ā duǒ cān tīng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY40
Recommended Dishes: Fish in Sour Soup
Location: No.8, Zhongguancun Lu, Haidian District
Bus Route: 333, 47 (get off at Baofusi Beizhan Stop)