Peking duck is as storied as it is misunderstood. Peking? Where's that? How do you eat Peking duck? Is Beijing the best place for Peking duck?
First things first: Peking is Beijing, and Beijing duck does in fact trace its popularity to the Imperial Court of the northern capital, but it is not as home-grown as many Peking duck fans would have you believe.
Let's carve the fat and get down to business. For any budget and level of expertise, below are the places where you should be eating Peking duck.