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What dish to order at Mei Long Village to get "wine-braised seafood?"

roz Jan 7, 2012 01:46 PM


I'm going to Mei Long Villlage tonight, and some chowhound posts have recommended getting the "wine-braised" seafood at the restaurant. However, when looking at the only on-line menu I could find tor the restaurant, it wasn't clear to me which dish I would order to get this. Any suggestions on how to order this dish, or other good fish dishes at Mei Long would be greatly appreciated.



  1. ipsedixit Jan 7, 2012 07:54 PM

    Ugh, "wine-braised seafood". Don't be fooled.

    That's a bad translation, or rather a translation that generalizes a Shanghainese style of cooking -- i.e., using Huangjiu (or yellow rice wine) to braise dishes.

    It's a Haipai style of Shanghainese cuisine.

    So, if you go to Mei Long Village, to sample a wine braised seafood, try the House Braised Fish Head, or Fish Tail, the Fish Filets in Wine Sauce or really any of the hot braised fish dishes.


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