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Beijing restaurants
(Agencies)
Updated: 2009-05-31 10:11

Vote and try best restaurants for free

Beijing restaurants

A "Gourmet Storm" activity is being organized by the Beijing Youth Daily, fantong.com and Beijing Coco Cola. From May to October, the organizers will recruit customers to try out 40 famous restaurants for free, and provide discount and coupons at more than 2,000 restaurants in Beijing. Consumers will be invited to vote and select 100 "exemplary restaurants" and 10 special honorary restaurants. To participate log on fantong.com.

Italian food promotion

Piazza Italia has a promotion this weekend. Its first floor supermarket now promotes snacks, beverages and soft drinks. On the 3rd floor lounge bar there is live music today and a wide range of snacks. The outdoor caf opens from 8 am-10 pm daily, with coffee, ice cream, sandwiches, pizzas and Italian Sangria. 5200-8068

Lobster and Angus beef set meal

Beijing restaurants

Taverna, Mediterranean style restaurant at 1949-The Hidden City, offers a lobster and beef steak set meal for 388 yuan, plus 10 percent surcharge. The set meal includes a lobster cream soup and a main of half a lobster plus Angus beef steak. Besides, Teverna's seasonal menu has Paella de Taverna, which costs 188 yuan for a double helping, plus 10 percent surcharge. It also offers al fresco dining. 6501-8882