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The Imperial Bird – Beijing Roast Duck Posted by on Dec 4, 2012

When one thinks of Beijing, a few things immediately come to mind – the Great Wall, the Forbidden City, the 2008 Olympic Games, and the city’s most famous dish, Beijing roast duck (北京烤鸭 – běi jīng kǎo yā). Today, we’ll take a closer look at this delectable duck. History Just like much of Beijing, there’s…

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Better Know a… Municipality (Part One) Posted by on Jul 3, 2012

In a new series here on the Transparent Chinese blog, we’ll be diving deeper into China by examining the various regions of this massive country, one by one. In a nod to Stephen Colbert and his “Better Know a District” segment, we’ll be looking closely at each region and introducing some basic facts and interesting…

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Beijing Roast Duck (北京烤鸭) Posted by on Nov 30, 2010

Without a doubt the most famous dish in all of China, Beijing Roast Duck (北京烤鸭 in Chinese) has been around since the days of the Ming Dynasty. These days, everyone can eat like the Emperor in Beijing’s countless upscale restaurants (for a price, of course). A visit to one of these fine dining establishments is…

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