A Chef's Guide to Shanghai Cuisine

By Christopher St Cavish - 2013-03-29T16:04:46Z

Photograph by Christopher St Cavish 

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Yangcheng Lake Crabs

Crab connoisseurs may already know about Shanghai’s hairy crabs, so-called for a matted flop on their claws and fine golden hairs on their legs. True aficionados, however, head straight to Yangcheng Lake an hour away to pick out their crabs themselves. The show up sometime later trussed, steamed, and ready to dip in mellow brown vinegar.