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Beijing’s food scene, along with the city itself, has been evolving at a rapid clip. Some say that there are 60,000 restaurants in the city, but a firm number continues to be out of reach as more and more restaurants open to cater to the tastes of expats and well-off locals who are now discovering the expanding culinary scene. If you are craving a certain food, there is likely a version available in Beijing.

Chinese cuisine is, of course, the most popular in the city, with restaurants and eateries serving all kinds of regional Chinese cooking. You can find authentic Chinese food from all provinces in Beijing, though some say southern Cantonese/Hong Kong food (what m…