Beijing cuisine has salty, rich flavors. Pork and mutton have been represented in Beijing cuisine since the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasty especially as a result of the dietetic influence of the Mongol and Manchus. Beijing cuisine has been also much influenced by culinary traditions from all over China, especially from Shandong cuisine, one of the eight cuisines in China. Now Beijing food does not stress strangeness or uniqueness, only delicious food made from common ingredients with tastes that are very agreeable. Beijing Duck is the number one yummy food in Beijing. Of course, Beijing offers more than its local Beijing cuisine. You can find almost all the cuisines here coming from other parts of China or foreign countries – French food, American food, Japanese food, British food, German food, Indian food, Muslim food and much more.