On an upcoming trip to Shanghai, we're pondering taking some time to go to Huangshan (Yellow Mountain). Beyond what the Lonely Planet mentions (e.g., a place called Huīzhōu Měishí ), any places we should check out for the local cuisine in the nearby region?
Our verbal language skills are nil, but we're both skilled at pointing to whatever other people are eating, and I plan to research dishes so that I can recognize their characters on a menu.
Not much on this region on the boards. One thread from 2008: