The north of China offers a great contrast to the rest of the country: the environment is fairly bleak and the climate harsh for much of the year. The North China Plain, bordered by mountains to the north, stretches away in the west to the borders of Inner Mongolia. Spring and summer are dry and dusty, while the winters are freezing cold ... (Go on)

The Food in Peking -- (1/4 Menu)

(Drunken Chicken)

(Peking Sliced Lamb and Cucumber Soup)

(Quick-Fried Shredded Pork in Capital Sauce)

(Spare Ribs with Black Bean Sauce)

(Empress's Simulation of Crab)

(Peking Cha Chiang Mein Noodles)

(Sesame Prawn Toasts)

(Shredded Pork with Yellow Bean Paste)

(Peking Sliced Fish in Wine Sauce)

(Crystal Prawns)

(Shantung Hand-Shredded Chicken)

(Emerald Fried Rice)

(Shantung Sauce)

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