A guide to local favorites in Dong Si
- By Yifan Zhang
- Photos by Yan Cong
Between two metro stops — Zhangzizhong Road to the north and Dong Si in the south — lie 10 blocks of archetypal Beijing hutongs that are perfect for exploring everyday street life. The destinations below are a few less-obvious ones. By the way, “hutong” is a narrow alleyway in a traditional Beijing residential quarter, but it also describes a devotion to tradition and down-to-earthness.