Shanghai Cuisine is the first Shanghai-style Chinese restaurant in
Houston. You can get spicy food here if you want, but it's not what
Shanghai cooks are known for. Thanks to the fermented pickled
vegetables and lots of mushrooms and flower buds, Shanghai-style
Chinese food manages to be bold-flavored without fiery chile peppers.
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Just when I think I've found my favorite dumpling house, a new one pops up and I have to give it a try. New entrant Shanghai Restaurant (9888 Bellaire Blvd # 106; Tel: 713-771-8825), in the same shopping complex as Arco Seafood, has...
"Pork with preserved vegetables" sounds boring. But Jay Francis kept tapping on this item on the menu at Shanghai Cuisine and insisting that I try it. A friend of his from China had recommended the restaurant and the dish, so we ord...