Unpretentious and delicious Shanghainese cooking
One of the world's great dishes, Beijing duck served in China's capital has precious little to do with the dish that is served under the same name elsewhere in the world. Made in a complex and time-consuming manner, the slicing is a form of art, and the texture and flavour of the best versions are second to none. Here is a selection of our favourite places.
Alan Yau comes to Beijing
The Opposite House's Chinese restaurant serves excellent roast duck, but how is the rest of the food here?
The Real Deal
An atypical Cantonese restaurant, the Chairman is a favourite of top chefs such as Richard Ekkebus or Seiji Yamamoto
Quirky Pan-Asian food in Amsterdam
Run by the Lin sisters, A-Fusion is one of Amsterdam's most unusual Asian restaurants
Dim sum in central Amsterdam
A reliable spot for solid dim sum off Amsterdam's Dam Square