Summary: Beijing Roasted Duck,one of the main Beijing Tourist Attractions,is the best-known dish in Beijing. The crispy skin and the juicy meat leave a deep impression on first-time consumers during their Beijing trip.
It was an imperial dish during the ancient China. While in the late 1800s, the public got its first whiff of the dish when chefs began opening restaurants outside palace walls.
You may ask where I can enjoy this dish. Quanjude Roast Duck Restaurant, the most famous one in Beijing, even in China, can provide you a complete traditional roast duck dinner. Beside the branch in Qianmen Street, this restaurant also can be found in Hengpingmen West Street, Wangfujing Street etc.
The technique of slicing the skin and meat has a profound influence on the presentation and the diner’s sensations of texture and taste of the duck. The cook always slices the duck in front of customers.Usually, the cook slices the skin first then the meat, ensuring the skin is sliced with a thin layer of meat in order to avoid it breaking into pieces; the flesh is naturally rich in fat, so to avoid an oily taste, vegetables dishes are offered, carrot and cucumber sticks usually. Diners hold a piece of pancake and spread sauce over it, then add a delicate serve of skin, meat and vegetables and wrap them. This is one delicacy that is definitely acceptable to eat by hand.
So if you are having a Beijing tour in China,have a taste of the Beijing roast duck,which can add color to your Beijing China tour.