July 25, 2012

Shanghai Lunch

Pots filled with rich, dark, aromatic and absolutely delicious Chinese black tea

Chilled cucumber sticked marinated in a garlic vinaigrette - totally addictive!

Szechuan chicken. Check out those chilli peppers!

Super thick and chewy Shanghai noodles. Perfect with a dash of black vinegar.

Soup noodles with pickled greens and finely chopped pieces of pork.

Turnip pastries, super flaky and flavourful. One of my favourites!

Dumplings in broth - not sure what kind of meat or seafood is in it.

Fresh, handmade pan fried dumplings with a mixture of pork and vegetables inside. So good!

Fried rice

Moo Shoo filling, wraps in the back. Served with sweet hoisin sauce.
Family lunch with my dad's side of the family was had at a local Shanghai restaurant and it involved two large tables and lots of food! There was so much food, we were all rolling out of our seats and crying, "Please! No more!" when the other table insisted on bringing their unfinished dishes over for us to polish off. It didn't work. The food was so good, we had all gorged ourselves to the brim with zero space left in our stomachs. Not even for one more bite! My favourites had to be the turnip pastries, Shanghai noodles, fried dumplings and marinated cucumbers. Mm!

2 comments:

  1. Yummm looks so good. What was the name of the restaurant and where is it located?

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  2. @K I should start posting the name and location of the places I got to, should I... lol

    The restaurant is called "Skyland de Shanghai Restaurant" and is located at
    680 Silver Star Boulevard
    Toronto, ON M1V 4S5

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