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Mar 30, 2010 11:24 AM

Best Dishes at Shanghai Cafe on Mott St?

I usually get the braised pork shoulder (not on english menu) and the braised noodles with crab meat and young chives. plan on trying their soup dumplings too. anyone have other favorites? could anyone translate the chinese part of their menu?

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  1. I like their sauteed rice cakes--the right chewy consistency, not mushy like some places.

    Cold dishes are very good, esp. Kau Fu.

    1. anyone tried their crispy duck?

      1. thinking about trying to the shanghai fried rice

        1. Fish head casserole was memorable

          1. Whole fish with ginger and scallion
            Bean curd skin with green bean and preserved veg (w/ minced pork)

            A few months ago they had this incredible special: a clay pot chicken with chestnuts!

            They have Dong Po Rou on the chinese menu, but the version at Nice Green Bo is far better.

            Shanghai Cafe
            100 Mott St, New York, NY 10013