This market in Donghuamen street, which opens everyday from 3-10PM, is worth a visit if you're in Beijing. Founded in 1984, the market offers snacks made of insects and typical Chinese ingredients. It's one of the most unusual places in the capitol, and very popular.
Tourists love to take photos of the insects and typical red lanterns that hang from the stalls. If you're picky, this isn't the place for dinner....skewers of grasshoppers, crickets, scorpions, worms, snake, chicken hearts, kidneys, etc, although there are lamb skewers, grilled beef, stuffed eggplants, noodles, tofu, grilled