Category: Chinese

Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Hi!! As promised, I'm back with another installment of Cultural Shanghai. I know I said I would be going to a historic teahouse, but ..... I got a bit distracted browsing Lonely Planet.... and.... couldn't take my eyes off one restaurant in particular: 绿波廊 绿波廊 绿波廊 is THE restaurant in the Yu Garden food scene. … Continue reading Cultural Shanghai: 绿波廊 (Lu Bo Lang) The Restaurant of Dignitaries

Cultural Shanghai: The (Not so) Sad Holocaust Story (上海犹太难民纪念馆)

Hi!!! Yesterday, I had some pretty insane crab ..... at a subway station. Well, there's a reason for that. Right after lunch, we were off to start a new series on the blog: Cultural Shangahai From the centuries old buildings on Waitan to hutongs, Shanghai is renowned for it's cultural history. I've always wanted to … Continue reading Cultural Shanghai: The (Not so) Sad Holocaust Story (上海犹太难民纪念馆)

Braised Eggplant

Hi!! I'm back with another recipe! This one is a favorite on my mom's side and it's not surprising why. Eggplant is chock full of vitamins and antioxidants. More importantly, it's practically a soft flavor sponge. Even better, unlike most other braises, braised eggplant doesn't take forever. While a perfect vegetarian dish, we usually add … Continue reading Braised Eggplant