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A taste of authentic Shanghai

Visitors to the Expo should head to Jade Garden, the city's No 1 Shanghainese restaurant, which has set up two outlets in the Expo Garden, Lu Hong says.

A taste of authentic Shanghai cuisine will be an important and memorable dining experience for visitors to the Expo 2010 Shanghai, especially if they want to better appreciate the traditions and culture of China's most populous city.

In the Expo Garden, there are about 100 Chinese restaurants providing tasty dishes from all parts of the country. But the one that stands out is Jade Garden, which is offering a delightful culinary interpretation of fine dining Shanghai style, known as su zhe hui.

Su zhe hui is a combination of Suzhou and Zhejiang styles, which are widely believed to be the essence of Shanghai cuisine. Since it opened in 1999, the restaurant has won fame for serving traditional and creative Shanghainese cuisine in a sophisticated setting.


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The theme of Expo 2010 is "Better City, Better Life," representing the common wish of the whole humankind for a better living in future urban environments.


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