Approximately 20,000 Chinese Muslims live in the Muslim Quarter. This neighborhood in the Lianhu district bustles with activity from the daily influx of domestic and foreign visitors. The narrow alleys are filled with small stores and aromas from every imaginable food. Especially popular is the Beiyuanmen Muslim Food Street adjacent to the Drum Tower. There are so many options to tantalize your taste buds. Among the specialties are charcoal-grilled meats such as lamb, beef and chicken. Other concoctions feature noodles, dumplings, pancakes cabbage, stew and/or rice. There are over 300 types of food offered in the Muslim Quarter. So, bring your appetite.