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Shanghainese

Finally, Shanghainese in San Francisco

With the opening of Bund Shanghai, San Franciscans no longer have to go out to the Peninsula for good Shanghainese fare, hounds say. If you want dumplings, make sure to hit this place...
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Shanghainese style Crab meat and Roe Ragu

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 12 days ago

International Collaboration! Spend the whole day making this ' Shanghainese Style Crab Meat and Roe Ragu ' using three different types of crabs.....BC Dungeness Crab, Australian Brown Queen Crab a...

Journey to the Dumpling | Xlnt XLB in Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Highlight of my recent trip to the Capitol was a dinner stop at Journey to the Dumpling in Elk Grove on my way home. It had been open for four weeks.

Excellent Chinese spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown

kimijye2
by kimijye2 1 month ago

For Monday-before-Christmas lunch next week, we are looking for a lunch spot in Flushing or NYC Chinatown that serves excellent Chinese food. If it is an upscale venue, even better – but it doesn't...

Chinese?

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by silsurf 1 month ago

Whats the best traditional Chinese in Portland, Cantonese or Shanghai

Dumpling Specialist | Parkside - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

In June I had a chance to check out Dumpling Specialist for lunch. Only 4 small tables and 10 chairs, it had been open for a month. The internet raves about the sheng jian bao (SJB), but they a...

Jiangnan Cuisine | Outer Richmond - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Recently "Cynsa" and I met for lunch at the newly opened Jiangnan Cuisine. She had already been there before, and I hope she'll tell us about her first tastes there. In order of service, we tried:

Su Zhe Eatery | Shanghainese in Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

On Monday William and I stopped by Su Zhe Eatery for lunch. It opened on Thanksgiving Day, taking over the former Su Hong space. The same chef is here and the new owner is a former server at Su Hon...

You tiao and dou jiang in Flushing or Manhattan

kimijye2
by kimijye2 5 months ago

Looking for really tasty you tiao. My Manhattan Chinatown source dried up and I need a new source. It's an essential part of my favorite breakfast spread.

An Illustrated Guide to Chinese Dumplings

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

" . . . Most dumpling types are closely associated with a region of China — even sometimes a single city or town — and tend to inspire a passionate following among locals from that area. . . "

Shanghai Cuisine at 89 Bayard Closed by The Marshall

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by stuartlafonda 11 months ago

After like, 30 years they are gone. My go to spot at lunch for soup dumplings and scallion pancake beef roll... ...so on to 456 New Shanghai, 69 Mott, next door to Big Wong, and ... solid soup d...

SHENGJIAN KING, First Markham Place

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 11 months ago

" SHENGJIAN KING, First Markham Place, 3255 Hwy 7 East. Tel: 647-526-2388 " I LOVE SHENG-JIAN-BAO!! ( Shanghainese, pan fried pork buns ) If made right, these crispy bottom, loaded with pipin...

Din Tai Fung San Diego opening Oct 1

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

A short while ago Din Tai Fung announced on FB that the San Diego location will open October 1. During the initial months it will be reservations only, and it starts accepting reservations tonight....

'Shanghai Nook, Hwy7/Woodbine, Markham' - Decent, traditional Shanghainese fare that outshines nearby 'Ala Kichen'.

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

I finally had a chance to try out the fairly new 'Shanghai Nook' yesterday night Most dishes we ordered had sauces and seasoning that were spot-on. Shanghainese smoked fish, Braised Pork belly w...

Jixiao's Buns in Paris

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

An ex-chowhound from the San Francisco Bay Area posted this shot of shengjian bao on IG. Since I could not find previous mention of it here, I wanted to share it. These look better than what we can...

XLB | Boise - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My solo lunch stop after wine shopping, https://www.chowhound.com/post/seasons-market-williams-eliot-ne-portland-1076542, was a visit to XLB, the restaurant closest to our house. Unfortunately,...

Looking for Yellow Fish outside Chinatown Manhattan

AliceS
by AliceS 1 year ago

We've been going to Yeah ShangHai for years to get the Yellow Fish (or green fish): white fish deep fried in seaweed served with dipping salt. Unfortunately my parents no longer have the ability to...

"Shanghai Shikumen Fine Cuisine," First Markham Place – Sensational, delectable and Authentic Shanghainese Fare! (LONG REVIEW)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

My Shanghainese Mother-in-law, a person with an extremely discriminating and refined palate, is currently on a long overdue visit from overseas. After a few days of home-cook meals and time zone ad...

I-Shanghai Delight | Old Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Before driving home after my recent meetings in the Capitol, I took a dinner break at I-Shanghai Delight in Old Sacramento to wait out traffic. This is a branch of the Fremont Shanghainese restaura...

"SIKA DEER" - Food still good and enjoyable but detected a slight slip in quality... Chef's day off on a Monday?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 years ago

Together with my 'kids', I took my out-of-town friend for some Shanghainese fare. Its been a while since my last visit. Overall, the food was still delectable but there were a few dishes that weren...

Shanghai style preserved pork @ Marina Food in San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Marina Food has house-cured Shanghai style preserved pork ("bacon" belly cut) displayed on top of the counter in the meat department. I bought a piece to try, $6.99 per pound, slicing and steaming ...