Mr. Shi's Dumplings
A Dongcheng staple, Mr. Shi’s Dumplings has a way of continuously drawing hungry Beijingers to its restaurant. If you haven’t guessed it yet, Mr. Shi’s Dumplings is known best for it’s top-notch jiǎozi, or dumplings. Although the restaurant’s name implies that the only food served at Mr. Shi’s dumplings is, well, dumplings, this is certainly not the case. Aside from the delicious dumplings that this hole-in-the-wall eatery dishes out, Mr. Shi’s Dumplings also offers an array of other traditional Chinese dishes such as gōngbǎojīdīng (Kung Pao Chicken), chǎomiàn (stir-fry noodles), and dòufu (tofu). While the restaurant’s prices may seem a little high for dumplings, Mr. Shi’s Dumplings’ portions are large, and the food is extremely tasty, making it well worth the few extra kuài.