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  Shanghai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shanghai was lost to Japan in the Battle of Shanghai in 1937 until its surrender in 1945.
Shanghai is increasingly a critical center of communication with the western world, examples include the opening of the Pac-Med Medical Exchange in June of 2004.
Shanghai faces the East China Sea (part of the Pacific Ocean), and is bisected by the Huangpu River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shanghai   (4352 words)

 Shanghai cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shanghai cuisine, known as Hu cai (滬菜 in pinyin: hù cài) among the Chinese, is one of the most popular and celebrated cuisines in China.
Shanghai does not have a definitive cuisine of its own, but refines those of the surrounding provinces (mostly from adjacent Jiangsu and Zhejiang coastal provinces).
Due to the rapid growth of Shanghai and its development into one of the foremost East Asian cities as a center of both finance and contemporary culture, the future of Shanghai cuisine looks very promising.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shanghai_cuisine   (590 words)

 Encyclopedia: Shanghai cuisine
Fujian cuisine is derived from the native cooking style of the province of Fujian, China.
The cuisine of a country is generally a microcosm of the nation and Malaysian cuisine reflects the multi racial aspects of Malaysia.
The cuisine of Singapore is often viewed by her population as a prime example of the ethnic diversity of the culture of Singapore.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Shanghai-cuisine   (856 words)

 TradeMissionUS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shanghai's southern-style Yuyuan Garden is a maze of plant-intensive waterways, pavilions and stone bridges that combines Ming and Qing dynasty influences.
Shanghai's nightlife has been famous since the 1900s and spans the diversity of tastes for young and old.
Shanghai's climate ranges from cool to humid, with plenty of rain and four distinct seasons.
www.chinabiz-88.com /IntroCNSHH.htm   (819 words)

 he Cuisine of China   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In general, Cantonese cuisine is characterized by its variety, the freshness of its ingredients, and its delicate sauces and seasonings.
Shanghai's people have a 'sweet tooth', and more sugar is used in Shanghai than in any other part of China.
Shanghai's neighbors also contribute to the diversity of the area's cuisine: Hangzhou, known for its West Lake carp; Zhenjiang to the west, for its vinegar; and Shaoxing, for its warmed rice wine.
www.163asia.com /cwok_5cuisinec.htm   (931 words)

 China Tourist Attractions :: Eating in Shanghai
As a modern city, Shanghai has attracted a great number of expert chefs from other parts of China, and has become one of China's gastronomic centres of the eight major styles of Chinese cuisine.In Shanghai you can have a taste of all the different kinds of food in the world.
Shanghai dishes are characterized by the use of heavy and highly flavoured sauce.
Shanghai's world-spanning culinary styles, superior dining environments, cosmopolitan atmosphere and high quality of service make the city a heaven for all those who crave variety and excitement on their plate.
chinatravel.com /cgi-bin/moxiebin/bm_tools.cgi?print=104;s=5_2;site=2   (894 words)

 Shanghai Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The essence of Shanghai cuisine lies in its propensity for the sweet and tangy, as presented in Shanghai Style, a comprehensive repertoire of inspired creations.
The earliest Shanghai food used to be distinguished by its thick stock, heavy sauce, moderate taste and natural flavor.
What is now known as the Shanghai cuisine actually combines the characteristics of all kinds of local cuisine in the areas south of the Yangtse River.
www.regenttour.com /china/food/ShanghaiCuisine.html   (143 words)

 Shanghai   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The characteristic of Shanghai dishes is they have the flavours of every place.
Shanghai is the biggest city of industry and commerce in China and its food industry is well developped.
Shanghai steamed fish is one of the typical dishes.
www.china-on-site.com /pages/cooking/cookingcatalog13.php   (131 words)

The imperial cuisine of today has evolved from the ancient recipes of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1912); great care is taken to ensure the authenticity of the dishes.
Unlike Cantonese cuisine, Hainanese food is not typically recognised as being one of the ‘great cuisines’ of China.
Historical and archaeological studies suggest that there is a direct correlation between the indigenous cuisine of various cultural groups and their natural surroundings, beliefs and ancestral traditions.
www.tatnews.org /common/print.asp?id=2443   (2224 words)

 Lady From Shanghai
The restaurant is the labor of love of Josephine Feng, a young native Shanghai émigré who arrived here in 1987 and, after ten years as a textile designer, decided to go into the restaurant business in partnership with her husband, Ji Jie Hong, and Mr.
Wing Jing Lau, the proprietor of Shanghai Domain and Winter Garden (Wing, in his double-breasted vest of fl glove leather and pastel dress shirts, is a trimly elegant presence in the dining room).
Shanghai itself is well known for unusually sweet sauces for thoroughly cooked, braised meats and steaming noodle casseroles.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/food/reviews/underground/2515   (683 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I haven't had this much fun eating in ages, especially because Shanghai cuisine is really heavy on buns - steamed, baked, fried, etc., all of which are sold on the street or in little hole in the wall spots.
Shanghai cuisine is distinctly different from the Chinese food most Americans are used to.
Oddly, Shanghai has never been particularly big in the States with the exception of those small steamed dumplings that have become a ubiquitous staple in many Chinese restaurants regardless of region.
www.o-dub.com /travel/shanghai/shanghai5.html   (535 words)

 CBBC - China Guide - City Guides - Shanghai
Xin Tian Di The Shikumen buildings within Shanghai Xintiandi retain the antique walls, tiles and exterior of the Shikumen housing of old Shanghai, while the internal spaces have been designed and decorated to suit the uptempo lifestyle of the 21st century city dwellers.
The Shanghai Museum, which formally opened in October 1996, features some of the best museum galleries and displays in the Chinese world.
Shanghai's international airport is now on Pudong, soon to be reached by fast train.
www.cbbc.org /china_guide/city_guides/shanghai.html   (787 words)

 cntravel.biz -- Travel Guide: Packages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Arrive Shanghai - the largest commercial and financial center of China in late afternoon, and met by CTS tour guide, transfer to the hotel.
After a short break, stroll the Bund (Wai Tan) waterfront area, a sweeping area along the Huangpu River, which became the center of Shanghai's foreign business establishment and the symbol of Shanghai's identity as a modern city.
You will enjoy the traditional Shanghai cuisine at the Lubolang Restaurant, a place that played host to primer USA president Clinton.
www.cntravel.biz /china_tour_packages/2003/cts01.shtml   (500 words)

 Shanghai Food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shanghai, being a relatively new city in China, does not really have a cuisine of its own, but successfully refines all the work of the surrounding provinces such as Zhejiang and Jiangsu.
Through years of culinary practice and the assimilation of the art in other styles of cuisine, Shanghai chefs have also created a style of cuisine peculiar to the region.
Shanghai dishes are usually characterized by the use of heavy and highly flavored sauce.
www.shanghaifinance.com /food/shanghai/shanghaifood.htm   (391 words)

 shcuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shanghai, the major seaport in the estuary of the Yangtze River, is the most developed area in China.
The history of the city determines that Shanghai people like to absorb and refine other cuisines including western cuisine into their own.
Shanghai's best-known delicacy is "hairy crab"(da zha xiei).
www.lehigh.edu /~zhz4/chncuisinelesson/shcuisine.html   (129 words)

 CRACKING THE CODE / We uncover what it takes to get real regional Chinese cuisine
One hallmark of Sichuan and Mandarin cuisine is the use of organ meats, which accept a high-intensity of spicing.
Chaozhou is a subregion of Guangdong province (Canton), and its cuisine is a subculture of Cantonese cuisine.
His cuisine is reminiscent of that of a cook in the lifelong service of an official's household in China.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2002/07/07/CM1076795.DTL&type=printable   (4850 words)

 Shanghai Shanghai: At times double the delights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shanghai Shanghai, the little restaurant I'm reviewing today, apparently thought once was not enough.
Shanghai Shanghai courteously provides diners a laminated visual guide to its dim sum under each place setting at its glass-topped tables.
She herself has found a little bowl of heaven in Shanghai Shanghai's Beef Chunks Noodle Soup ($4.95), thick wheat noodles and morsels of tender braised beef in a rich-flavored broth.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /food/98603_rest06.shtml   (1099 words)

 Dining, Shanghai, Regent Tour China
While Chinese cuisine ranks as one of the best in the world, Shanghai cuisine ranks high in China.
(Shanghai also leads the country in the catering business.) Highly expert chefs preside over the kitchens of Shanghai's famous restaurants, offering wonderful presentations of one or more of the eight celebrated styles of Chinese food: Beijing, Guangdong, Sichuan (Szechuan), Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Hunan, Anhui, and Fujian.
Also in Shanghai, there are a number of Western-style restaurants as well as vegetarian restaurants serving dishes cooked with vegetables and bean products only.
www.regenttour.com /chinaplanner/sha/sha-food-dining.htm   (130 words)

 Insider: Shanghai - Shanghai | Travel + Leisure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Shanghai is a city on steroids, growing more dramatically than any other place in Asia.
The chef specializes in Shanghai cuisine (usually rich, sweet, and salty), preparing braised bean curd with hairy crab—roe sauce and pork dumplings flavored with crab roe.
Its atrium, front desk, and jazz bar are aglow in high-tech fiber-optic light, in sharp contrast to the refined dark woods and blue carpeting of the rooms.
www.travelandleisure.com /articles/insider-shanghai   (1106 words)

Mandarin cuisine is the food of the northern imperial courts of old Peking, known today as Beijing.
Mandarin cuisine, an elaborate style arising from the imperial days, is often intricately decorated with vegetables carved into flowers, animals, and designs.
Generally considered the cuisine of Chinaís southeastern region of Zhejiang Province, the sauces tend to be rich due to slow cooking techniques and reduction of sauces.
www.inmamaskitchen.com /FOOD_IS_ART_II/food_history_and_facts/chinese_cuisine.html   (701 words)

 Shanghai Chinese Cuisine, LLC - Restaurant with Chinese food. Fresno, California - Home
Shanghai Chinese Cuisine, LLC - Restaurant with Chinese food.
As a family-owned-and-operated restaurant for 25 years, Shanghai Chinese Cuisine, LLC takes great pride in creating scrumptious Chinese dishes for you and your family.
Whether you come for a quiet dinner for two or gather your entire family for an exciting Chinese food adventure, a memorable experience awaits you at Shanghai Chinese Cuisine, LLC.
www.shanghaichinesecuisine.com   (281 words)

 Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Though with a history of more than 400 years, Shanghai cuisine is the youngest among the ten major cuisine in China.
In the later part of 19th century after Shanghai became a major domestic and international trading port, Benbang dishes underwent some substantial changes by adopting certain merits of other cuisine.
Snacks are a big thing in Shanghai and the best place to find all kinds of them is Nanjing Road and Yuyuan Bazaar area.
www.yangtzecruises.com /gallery/cuisine/shanghai_snack.html   (579 words)

Shanghai cuisine has also remained constant through the years, earning its place as one of the main schools of cooking in Chinese cuisine.
Although Shanghai’s food parallels that of Guangdong and Beijing, emphasizing seafood dishes and wheat and noodles, respectively, Shanghai cuisine has its own distinct delicacies, flavors and cooking techniques that have made it one of the most celebrated in China.
Shanghai noodles are thicker and denser than noodles from Guangdong or Beijing.
news.asianweek.com /news/view_article.html?article_id=db5d33807726a4bd0da8046cfae3eb8e   (921 words)

 Shanghai Travel Guide: Dining in Shanghai, Local flavors and Restaurants
Shanghai, the oriental pearl in China, is tourists, businessmen as well as shoppers' paradise.
Ben Bang differs from Canton cuisine which also makes use of fresh sea food in as much as the Shanghai dish has a strong flavor and the bright color of soya bean sauce.
Sichuan Cuisine and Cantonese Cuisine were more fashionable here years ago but the former is too hot and does not appeal to the local's taste while the latter is considered expensive; consequently Benbang Dishes are regaining popularity again.
www.travelchinaguide.com /cityguides/shanghai/dining.htm   (993 words)

 eG Forums -> Shanghai Cuisine - A rare treat in Theme Park Chinatown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
I couldn't tell you where exactly Shanghai Cuisine was as it was peeing down with rain.
I can tell you that it did go a long way to restoring my faith in Chinese food in NY we started with a rice cake broth which was at the same time deeply meaty and light with none of the greasiness that I have usually found.
I had soup dumplings at "Shanghai Cuisine" recently (89-91 Bayard St., 212-732-8988), as part of an average-minus meal.
forums.egullet.org /index.php?showtopic=3905   (806 words)

 Shanghai : Introduction : Best Dining Bets | Frommers.com
Best Shànghai Dining: The city abounds in restaurants serving tasty local fare, but the standout for contemporary Shànghai cuisine has to be newcomer Shànghai Uncle, Yán'an Dong Lù 222, Bund Center Basement (tel.
Best Cantonese: Any hotel worth its salt in Shànghai has a Cantonese restaurant (the second most popular Chinese regional cuisine in town after Shànghai's own), but the two top choices are the long-presiding Dynasty, Yán'an Xi Lù 2099, in the Renaissance Yangtze Hotel (tel.
Its signature sour beans with smoked bacon and its fiery chicken dishes are probably not what you're used to, but they are definitely worth trying.
www.frommers.com /destinations/shanghai/0717020003.html   (1315 words)

 UMAMI Information Center - It's umami, but not as we know it
There is no doubt that Chinese cuisine is becoming increasingly hip at the moment, in the UK and elsewhere, and in the words of one restaurant critic, "London is in the throes of a...
One of the central pillars of his cooking is the importance of a flavoursome stock made with natural ingredients, and more often than not this involves umami.
The cuisine of the Shanghai area, which is Hong Qiu Feng's speciality, is characterized by being stronger in flavour than the slightly blander cooking of other areas of China.
www.umamiinfo.com /news/news/sep01   (352 words)

 Chinese Cuisine - Shanghainese|Shanghai Style
Shanghai does not have a definitive cuisine of its own, but refines those of the surrounding provinces.
Its flavours are heavier and oilier than Cantonese cuisine, featuring preserved vegetables, pickles and salted meats.
Beggar's Chicken is a legendary dish wrapped in lotus leaves, covered in clay and oven-fired to steamy, tasty perfection - in olden times, it was baked in the ground.
www.chinesefooddiy.com /intro_shanghainese.htm   (215 words)

 Old Town Chinese Restaurant - Home Made Shanghai Style Cuisine
Shanghai cooking is known more for using preserved vegetables and salted meats than the the freshness obsessed Cantonese style of cooking.
He was impressed with the quality and consistency of their food, with price being a further benefit.
When you walk in you will notice that the walls are filled with a few dozen fl framed pictures showing Shanghai scenes...mostly from it's glorious past in the early part of the last century before the Communists took over.
www.guamdiner.com /reviews/review.php?review=111   (912 words)

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