Even though it was a mere six-table restaurant and cost him only 20,000 yuan to set up in Beijing in 1997, Wang Yong set high standards.
Whether travelling for business or pleasure, knowing where to eat can make a good trip even better. Here are recommendations for restaurants in three Asian destinations.
Beijing boasts a dazzling portfolio of historical structures from the distant past, including the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and the iconic Great Wall.
4/F Hyatt Regency Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin
Tel: 2723 1234
Open: 11.30am-3pm, 5.30pm-10.30pm
As the Olympics draws closer, preparations are under way for an equally intense competition among the capital's eateries.
A short stroll across the Charles Bridge, on the west bank of the Vltava River, lies the historic Mala Strana quarter.
Essensia, Mandarin Oriental
Quanjude, one of the oldest Peking duck restaurants in Beijing, will soon replace most of its traditional wood-burning stoves with fully automatic electric ovens, a newspaper reported yesterday....
WHEN YOU GO to Beijing, you must climb the Great Wall, visit the Forbidden City, and taste Peking roast duck.
Peking duck has about 800 years of history. Its origins can be traced to the Yuan dynasty (1206-1368) when it was first listed among the imperial dishes in The Complete Recipes for Dishes and...