It’s noon and you found justification for avoiding a lonely hour with a lunch box or sandwich at your desk Here are a few options around our fair city. (Also see some weekly food deals here and lunch options here.)
♥ TRB | Both Temple Restaurant Beijing and TRB Forbidden City have three-course lunch menus for 元198. Diners can select from the “Be Picky, Be Choosy” menu. Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM throughout the day.
♥ Migas | A food fan favorite given menus that ooze creativity and change weekly. It’s 元95 for an appetizer, main and dessert (three choices each), plus 元25 for a glass of wine. Nali Patio, Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM. Sample menu here.
♥ Niajo | Get an appetizer (three options) a main (three options) and a dessert, plus a wine, beer soft drink, coffee or tea, for 元118. New menu weekly. Nali Patio, Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM-3:30 PM. See sample menu here and writeup here.
Bitapitta | Set lunches from 元55 to 元70. The ‘Middle East Experience’ gets you soup or taboulah, ten ‘mezze’ dishes and soft drink for 元65 while the pitta sandwich set with drink is 元55. Monday to Friday, 11 AM to 2:30 PM. Menu here.
Gung Ho | All-you-can-eat pizza and salad, plus soft drinks, for 元59. Kids eat for 元29. Sanlitun and Lido shops. Daily, 11:30 PM to 2 PM
Latina | Buffet with a good range of salads, hot dishes and dessert options for 元98. Upgrade to 元128 for more than a dozen BBQ meats and to 元198 to further add seafood. Grand Summit, Monday to Friday, 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM.
(Temporarily closed) Bottega | Get a starter and main — six options each — for 元88. Add a dessert (元20) and a glass of wine (元30).
Mosto | Choose an appetizer and main—eight options each—for 元95, then add a dessert for 元15. Monday to Friday, 11:30 to 2:30 PM
The Local | 元45 pasta sets, 元65 chorizo burger sets, 元200 pizza sets (feeds three to four people) and more. Weekdays, 11 AM-3 PM.
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