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Oct 28, 2007 07:23 PM

Fresh Shanghai Hairy Crabs ( Dai Chop ) in TO

I was at ElegrantView and see they have fresh Shanghai Hairy Crabs ( Dai Chop ). $27 per crab. Anyone try it ? In case you don't know what I am talking about, this is a picture of it.

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  1. Shanghai Bund also has fresh Shanghai Hairy Crab $58 each, 5 liang + .
    I haven't tried it.

    6 Replies
    1. re: ace123

      yeah, not sure if they are the real one from Shanghai "Yang Ching" lake ! haha.

      1. re: skylineR33

        I really doubt they are the real one. Probably just an hairy crab from any lake.
        I heard that there's a laser logo on the genuine ones.

        1. re: ace123

          The laser logo may not be real. In Hong Kong there are pond crab from Hubei with a fake laser logo !

            1. re: skylineR33

              I'm curious if they are imported live or dead if they are REALLY from China.

              1. re: 325i

                They must be at least imported live from China, otherwise it is not even eatable.