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Sweet and Sour Pork
Generally sweeter and more sour than the Cantonese version.
They are filled with a broth, then steamed. The soup squirts out in the diner's mouth as he bites into the dumpling.
Ten Varieties Hot-Pot
A plate of sliced meats and vegetables which the diners cook in a communal pot of steaming broth.
Yangchow Fried Rice
Leftover rice stir-fried with an especially rich mixture of foods.
A casserole dish of huge steamed pork balls.
Live shrimp are placed in spiced wine. They become inebriated, and are eaten in that condition.
A flattened deep-fried fish served whole and smothered in sweet-and-sour sauce.
Eight Precious Rice
A sweet rice pudding with mixed dried fruit, often served in mid banquet.
Dragon Well Tea
Some connoisseurs consider it to be the finest green tea in the world. It is grown near Shanghai.
Shanghai cuisine region in China
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