Blog Tag - Beijing Snacks

A Beginner's Guide to Lao Beijing Dishes and Snacks
Beijing cai may not considered the most refined of Chinese cuisines, but it does have its highlights of down-home goodness. Essentially an amalgam of...
Cold and Hungry? 5 Must-Try Beijing Winter Snacks
When the temperatures take a dip, one of the things that get hotter in the cold weather is Beijing’s scrumptious winter snacks, which tastes better...
News You Might Have Missed: Tech, Blood, and Neanderthals?
Beijing’s getting high-tech, looking for snack certification, and adding to its long list of scandals. Will Beijing become the new Silicon Valley?...
Wangfujing Snack Street 2: Scorpion's Revenge!
What's your first memory of China? Mine, strangely, concerns scorpions. Fresh off the plane, I bowled up to my hostel (somewhere near Xinjiekou) and...
Authentic Cantonese in a Tiny Beijing Hutong: Xiao Che Tian Pin
Nailao is the classic northern/Imperial dessert snack and can be found at a number of spots around Beijing (for more on lao Beijing snacks,...
Lao Beijing Snacks: Skinny, Stringy Foods
These foods only have two things in common - they are stringy, and Beijingers love to snack on them. They range the gamut from chewy noodles to...
Now You Eat Them, Now You Don’t: Beijing's Vanishing Snacks
The Beijinger’s dining editor Jen Leung has been making our mouths water with a run-down of various Beijing xiaochi (“small eats” or snacks) over...
Lao Beijing Snacks: Food in Bowls
In the Beijing snack realm, bowls are ubiquitous. They are used to hold a near endless variety of food, even drinks (see douzhi below). But exactly...
Lao Beijing Snacks: Introduction
What are the traditional xiaochi (“small eats” or snacks) that Beijingers have been enjoying since an emperor was ensconced in the Forbidden City?...
Culinary Conservationist: Eileen Mooney on Beijing Snacks
Beijing-based food writer Eileen Wen Mooney has been sampling Chinese food throughout Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China for the past 25 years....