Sink your teeth into a flaky crust and gooey, cinnamon-laced apple filling. This bakery will deliver a fresh, authentic dessert right to your door for no extra cost. Just order five hours in advance.
Daily 9am-9pm. www.piehouse.com.cn. To order, call 5166 4464 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bridge Café
A well-known student hangout, this American-style café works just as well for a family meal – providing your kids can climb the stairs to its second-floor location. The kitchen will whip up a delectable apple pie any time of day. We recommend getting a table on the top-floor terrace while the days are still pleasant.
Daily 24hrs. Rm 8, Bldg 12, Huaqing Jiayuan, Chengfu Lu (west of Wudaokou subway station), Haidian District (8286 7026)
Serving-up American classics hot off the skillet, this restaurant is a Beijing staple. Their impressive pie selection is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Daily 7.30am-11pm. 0103, Bldg B, Jianwai Soho, 39 Dongsanhuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District (5869 3055/6)
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American Steak and Eggs
Long-time Beijinger and restaurateur Paul Astephen prides himself on his ability to deliver an apple pie so good, you’d swear it wasn’t made in Beijing.
Daily 7am-midnight. Xiushui Nanjie, Jianguomenwai (directly north of the Friendship Store, one traffic light west of Silk Market), Chaoyang District (6592 8088/8788) www.steakeggs.com.cn
The All-American Country and Western Buffet is a great place to treat the family on a Sunday afternoon. Polish off a plate of ribs, steak and BBQ beans with a slice of the classic country dessert.
Sun 4.30-9pm. 2/F, The Regent Beijing, 99 Jinbao Jie, Dongcheng District (8522 1888 ext 3823)