Best places to try Huaiyang cuisine in Hongqiao CBD
Huaiyang cuisine, one of China's four major cooking styles, is indigenous to the south Yangtze River Delta region around Shanghai and is a must-try if you are staying in the city.
Here are three of the best places to try Huaiyang cuisine in Hongqiao's Central Business District (CBD), in the western suburbs of Shanghai, and some of their most famous dishes.
Fengherili Restaurant, located on the fifth floor of No.5 Building in Hongqiao Tiandi Shopping Mall, mainly serves seafood catering to tastes in Jiangsu and Zhejiang province. [Photo/Hongqiao WeChat]
The filleted croaker shrimp soup. [Photo/Hongqiao WeChat]
The seafood in the south Yangtze River Delta region are mainly steamed and poached, which requires highly fresh ingredients. The raw materials are flown to Fengherili Restaurant every day. The filleted croaker shrimp soup is the restaurant's signature dish.
The pickled cabbage yellow croaker wonton soup. [Photo/Hongqiao WeChat]
The pickled cabbage yellow croaker wonton soup is another popular dish in the restaurant, which is refreshing with the tasty yellow croaker scintillating your taste buds.
The seafood platter is also a good option that allows you to sample many of the restaurant's best dishes. It contains portunid crab, mussel, razor clam and mantis shrimp seasoned lightly with salt, allium and ginger, which brings out the tasty flavors of the seafood.