On the southeast corner of Guomao Bridge, I found a 7-Eleven convenience store near the corner of the Exchange Beijing building. As a branch of the worldĄŻs biggest convenience store chain, 7-eleven has locations everywhere in Beijing, all open 24 hours a day.
As you would expect from a convenience store, 7-Elven sells all sorts of everyday items. Magazines like Vogue and Fashion hang on racks. The isles are filled with soaps, shampoos, snacks, beverages, etc. The refrigerated area features ready-to-eat rice balls, desserts, and dairy products.
What makes this shop different from the counterparts in US, aside from the lack of a gas station, is the Chinese-style fast food served from 11:00 am and 5:00 pm. They offer steamed stuffed buns, minced pork congee with preserved egg, and various stewed food, all fresh and inexpensive.
What I appreciate
Everyday commodities, Chinese fast food.
What customers appreciate
Commodities for daily use, Chinese-style fast food, inexpensive prices.
Want to find a familiar convenience shop to buy staples? There are many 7-11 shops in Beijing. One of them is located in SOHO Modern City, near the Dawanglu metro station.
In Beijing, 7-11 is famous for its take-away food. They serve a popular pot-roast. Its ingredients are eggs, leek and bean curds, trumpet shells and chickens. They also serve Baozi (a steamed, filled dumpling traditional in Chinese cuisine).
You can also find staples from Korea, Japan, and the US. It is also a good place to buy some Chinese local snacks: preserved plum, fried peas, peanuts, walnuts, and honeyed Chinese dates.
Beijing Shopping: On the southeast corner of Guomao Bridge, I found a 7-Eleven convenience store near the corner of the Exchange Beijing building. As a branch of the world's biggest convenience store chain, 7-eleven ha...