Here is a good winter lunch: a bowl of dou tang, or bean soup, with a basket of steamed beef in rice meal. The bean soup, which many places serve up way too thin or bland, is decent here.
The steaming basket outside looks and smells particularly inviting on a chilly day:
The big pots of shao cai (like stews) outside also attract customers.
Their wall menu covers the typical homestyle stir fry dishes as well. Upscale Tongzilin has fewer fly restaurants than other neighbourhoods, which makes this little spot particularly popular at mealtimes.
Name in Chinese: 唐记豆汤
Location: Xin Guang Rd, southeast of Great World Carrefour