Forget the modern restaurants and buffets that dot Beijing. Discover a hidden side of Beijing in the old hutong neighborhoods of this ancient capital of China. On this hutong food tour, you’ll get to eat at local hidden gems that tourists would never find. Your small group will be led by a English speaking local tour guide into the alleyways of old Beijing, where you’ll visit 5 small restaurants and food stalls to try over 15 different local dishes. You’ll travel by tuk tuks through the maze of streets and be able to enjoy unlimited beer and soft drinks stored onboard. Barbecue your own meat at a traditional Beijing BBQ, roll your own pancakes at the best stall in town, and sit down with a local family in their hutong house to try their famous noodles. FInish off the evening at a hidden hutong craft beer brewery, where you’ll be able to try a pint of their local brew. Explorers and foodies won’t want to miss this tour!
Uncover the ancient secrets of Chinese cuisine during this ideal market tour and cooking class in China's culinary capital, Beijing. Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of a local food market and gain a deeper understanding of the region's rich culinary culture and purchase fresh ingredients from friendly shopkeepers to use for later. Then, under the guidance of an expert chef, prepare local delicacies and delicious dishes inspired by recipes used for hundreds of years. Cook in the cosy environment of a local Beijing home and you'll soon master the techniques of sweet and sour pork and kung pao chicken, two of China's most recognisable dishes.