Ma Kai Restaurant

 
Ma Kai Restaurant

Introduction

On the axis of Beijing and next to Zhonggulou, there is a very famous Ma Kai Restaurant that specializes in Hunan cuisine. When it was established in 1953, Mei Lanfang once helped cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony. Ma Kai restaurant is famous for its powerful technical strength. Wang Jingren, a master in Hunan cuisine and once a chef for National leaders, has been at Ma Kai Restaurant for years. He has passed on his culinary skills to many students there. Many notable figures were his regular customers, such as Zhou Gucheng, Dong Shouping, Tian Han, Qi Baishi, Qi Gong, Ouyang Yuqian, Yuan Shihai, Liu Xuetao and Xu Jichuan. Fu Jie has also once written a poem for the restaurant.

There are a variety of Hunan dishes at Ma Kai Restaurant, featuring smoked, soy-bean and chopped chili dishes. Diyangyan promoted the restaurant and it has once been awarded “Scientific Progress of Beijing”.

Recommended dishes: Tong’an Chicken, Foshou Squid, Chaiba Chicken, Doujiao Zheng Lahe, Huaitai Duck.

Ma Kai Restaurant has won many national prizes since it opened. Apart from Hunan cuisine, it also serves Beijing Roast Duck and home-made rice dumplings, sweet dumplings and moon cakes with preserved meat and hams. With a two-floor building, the restaurant covers about 700 square meters and can accommodate about 500 people at the same time. There are 8 different-styled private rooms in total.

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On the axis of Beijing and next to Zhonggulou, there is a very famous Ma Kai Restaurant that specializes in Hunan cuisine. When it was established in 1953, Mei Lanfang once helped cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony.
Ma Kai restaurant is famous for its powerful technical strength. Wang Jingren, a master in Hunan cuisine and once a chef for National leaders, has been at Ma Kai Restaurant for years. He has passed on his culinary skills to many students there. Many notable figures were his regular customers, such as Zhou Gucheng, Dong Shouping, Tian Han, Qi Baishi, Qi Gong, Ouyang Yuqian, Yuan Shihai, Liu Xuetao and Xu Jichuan. Fu Jie has also once written a poem for the restaurant.


There are a variety of Hunan dishes at Ma Kai Restaurant, featuring smoked, soy-bean and chopped chili dishes. Diyangyan promoted the restaurant and it has once been awarded “Scientific Progress of Beijing”.

Recommended dishes: Tong’an Chicken, Foshou Squid, Chaiba Chicken, Doujiao Zheng Lahe, Huaitai Duck.

Ma Kai Restaurant has won many national prizes since it opened. Apart from Hunan cuisine, it also serves Beijing Roast Duck and home-made rice dumplings, sweet dumplings and moon cakes with preserved meat and hams. With a two-floor building, the restaurant covers about 700 square meters and can accommodate about 500 people at the same time. There are 8 different-styled private rooms in total.