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Fans of Beijing duck will find few places in the capital that serve up this combination of flavor and glamor. Duck de Chine's version—crispy roasted skin, succulent and tender meat—easily rivals the best in town. The restaurant is housed in a gorgeous, traditional-style courtyard, and the elegant décor, huge windows, and low lighting create a striking environment. The ambiance is Asian luxe, with red lacquer pillars, ceramic tile floors, and red silk lamps overhead. Duck de Chine is where locals bring out-of-towners to be impressed. This is the second and larger location for the restaurant, which is just blocks away from the landmark Wangfujing pedestrian shopping street. If you want the duck, call ahead to order it in advance.