Garuda Indonesia Colours Magazine May 2019 - Page 93

Travel / Beijing / DELIRIOUS FOR DUCK E/ There’s something tantalising about having a freshly roasted duck expertly carved at your table – and it’s a ritual to be enjoyed at every Beijing duck restaurant. Quanjude (Wangfujing branch, +86 10 6525 3310) is a popular choice, but it can get busy so booking is essential. A relative newcomer compared to 155-year-old Quanjude, Da Dong (Sanlitun branch, +86 10 6551 1808) is unusual because its excellent version is roasted for almost twice as long as the 45-minute norm. At Duck de Chine (+86 10 6501 8881) they dry birds for two days before cooking to ensure a crispy bronze skin. I/ Ada sesuatu yang begitu menggoda saat bebek panggang yang masih panas disajikan di meja Anda ketika bersantap di restoran- restoran bebek di Beijing. Quanjude (cabang Wangfujing, +86 10 6525 3310) adalah salah satu yang populer dan ramai, jadi ada baiknya Anda melakukan reservasi. Restoran lainnya adalah Da Dong (cabang Sanlitun, +86 10 6551 1808), yang sudah beroperasi 155 tahun dan menyajikan bebek yang dipanggang dua kali lebih lama dari waktu normal 45 menit. Sementara, di Duck de Chine (+86 10 6501 8881), daging bebek dikeringkan selama dua hari sebelum dimasak, sehingga kulitnya lebih renyah. 3  The palace was the imperial family’s warm-weather pleasure dome, and it is a lovely place to watch the sun go down. The nearby Old Summer Palace is equally romantic... afterwards: it allows visitors to stay until 8pm from April to October. The palace was the imperial family’s warm-weather pleasure dome, and it is a lovely place to watch the sun go down. The nearby Old Summer Palace is equally romantic: it was the glorious (in part European-style) residence of 19 th century emperors, but was trashed by rampaging foreign forces in 1860. The soldiers left the exquisitely ornate buildings, fountains and meeting halls in ruins, but they are still magnificent in all their tumbledown glory. 4 91