It is located in Hutong where you can experience the old Beijing culture. The hygienic condition is of a great standard and it’s tidy. The restaurant features special decorations and a quiet environment. The price is quite economical. The dishes are elegantly named with unique flavors, and the waiters and waitress are quite enthusiastic and considerate. Many a customer speaks highly of this restaurant.
Chinese name: 静思素食坊 (大佛寺店) Jingsi Sushi Fang Dafosi Dian
Recommended dishes: Er Zhi Chan (二指禅, fried gluten and bean products with the appearance and taste of sausage), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹), shredded “pork” in a sweet bean sauce (京酱肉丝, fried mushrooms with a pork taste), Zi Qi Dong Lai (紫气东来, agar-agar and bean products with a meat flavor), sweet and sour “fish” (糖醋鱼, bean products with the appearance and taste of fish), vegetarian “fish” (素鱼, water gluten with the appearance and taste of fish), spicy “kebabs” (羊肉串, roasted gluten with a kebab taste), braised bamboo shoots (油焖鲜笋), vegetarian noodles (罗汉面)
There are two main kinds of dishes: one is pure vegetarian cuisine and the other is meat-like vegetarian cuisine. It is in a quadrangle dwelling at Caoyuan Hutong which is full of old Beijing culture. The restaurant is decorated elegantly with book pictures stuck on the walls and is brimming with an intense cultural background. The service here is also quite considerate and gentle. There is also free parking and a credit card facility. The delicious dishes and great service have earned a high reputation from the customers.
Chinese name: 百合素食 (草园胡同店) Baihe Sushi Caoyuan Hutong Dian
Recommended dishes: pumpkin paste (南瓜羹), multi-layered steamed bread (千层饼), vegetarian “sausage” (素肠, gluten and bean products with a sausage taste), yam paste (山药羹), vegetarian “chicken drumstick” (素鸡腿, bean products with a chicken taste), boiled “fish” (水煮鱼, bean products and vegetables with a fish taste), sweet and sour “spare ribs” (糖醋排骨, lotus roots with a spare rib taste), vanilla multi-layered bread (香草千层饼), fried soybeans with a “sausage” (甜豆炒腊肠, gluten and cucumber with a sausage taste)
It is decorated in an antique style and is very special and elegant. The dishes are cooked with a meat-like style by using vegetarian ingredients. The appearance is quite vivid and the taste is great. There is a buffet service and a direct ordering service for the dishes. The ingredients are all fresh, organic and very healthy. The environment is quiet and is very suitable for friends gathering, dating, family parties or other events. There is also free parking and a credit card facility is provided.
Chinese name: 叙香斋素食 Xuxiangzhai Sushi
Recommended dishes: wrapped rice with medicago (苜蓿手卷), spicy “kebabs” (羊肉串, roasted gluten with a kebab taste), boiled “fish” (水煮鱼, bean products and vegetables with a fish taste), desserts (甜点), “pastel de nata” (葡式蛋挞), sushi (寿司), twice-cooked “pork” (回锅肉, eggplants cooked in sauce with a pork taste), steamed gluten (烤麸), roasted “duck” with a crispy skin (脆皮烤鸭, bean curd skin wrapped around mushroom with the appearance and taste of duck)
The environment is good and quiet, with few people. It is simply and elegantly decorated. The vegetarian dishes are made with organic, fresh and healthy ingredients. The meat-like dishes, made from vegetarian ingredients, are very delicious in taste and are vivid in appearance. The prices are relatively reasonable. The waiters and waitresses are quite considerate and enthusiastic. There are also Buddhist books provided for you to read while you are waiting for your meal. The restaurant has earned a high reputation from the customers.
Chinese name: 天厨妙香素食 (朝外店) Tianchu Miaoxiang Sushi Chaowai Dian
Recommended dishes: Suiyuan Jiechan (随缘解馋, a sausage-like dish made from gluten and bean products), Hongyan Zhiji (红颜知己, sweet and sour soup boiled with hawthorn), sautéed tender leaves of Chinese toon (美味香椿芽), Wentao Wulue (文韬武略, cold cucumber and dried tofu in a sauce), “steak” in a mushroom sauce (蘑菇汁牛排, specially made bean products with a steak flavor), West Lake Water Shield soup (西湖素菜汤), crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), red bean soup (红豆汤)
It is well-known for its quiet, elegant and clean environment which is highly spoken of by the customers. The dishes have a great look and taste. Er Zhi Chan (二指禅, fried gluten and bean products with the appearance and taste of sausage) is quite delicious and strongly recommended by a great many customers. The fire tofu (火焰豆腐) is tasty and saturated from the surface to the inside, it’s quite mouth-watering.
Chinese name: 博味堂自然素食 Boweitang Ziran Sushi
Recommended dishes: sizzling “beef” in black pepper (铁板黑椒牛柳, bean products with a beef taste), tomato soup (番茄浓汤), wrapped rice with fresh vegetables (蔬菜手卷), twice-cooked “pork” (回锅肉, eggplants with a pork taste), stewed lily, taro and pumpkin (百合香芋南瓜), eggplant noodles (茄子面), crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), crispy papaya cake (木瓜酥), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹)