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Big Darn Crabs

In today's lesson we're talking about food again (sorry, we can't help it!). Shanghai is famous for its hairy crab - these little guys are immensely popular and not to be missed when they're in season in the fall months. Tune in to today's show to find out how to talk about these in Shanghainese.  ...

Host: David, Jason, Daini

Published: May 08, 2014

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Food Flavors, Shanghai Style

Some places are known for their spicy food (Sichuan, Hunan), others, for their salty food (Dongbei). Shanghai is known for its sweet, oily flavors. Love it or hate it, you're going to want to be able to talk about it should you find yourself in a Shanghai-style restaurant. Learn how to describe flav...

Host: David, Daini, John
Topic: food, taste

Published: May 08, 2014

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