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Red Lantern Hot Pot & BBQ Restaurant, Eastwood

Mini personal hotpots seem to be the latest craze in the world of hotpot restaurants and they are now available at the newly opened Red Lantern Hotpot Restaurant in Eastwood (not to be confused with Luke Nguyen’s Red Lantern restaurants). It is located on the strip of restaurants directly across from Eastwood Public School and true to its name, this Chinese restaurant has red lanterns hanging throughout the interior, with plenty of tables for groups to indulge in the buffet together.

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Shanghai Memory, Ashfield

As most Sydneysiders know, Ashfield is known as Little Shanghai with good reason – its main street is lined with various Shanghainese restaurants, all spruiking their xiaolongbao steamed pork dumplings which are often their signature dish. If you’re not a local, it may be hard to differentiate between all these restaurants but luckily tonight I’m with my best friend who has lived around the area for a long time.

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New Shanghai, Chatswood (Lemon Grove)

A colleague of mine is relatively new to the North/Western suburbs of Sydney and wanted to know some good restaurants to go to. I suggested Shanghainese cuisine, to which she responded that she had a very unpleasant time eating that cuisine in the past. She wasn’t sure what to order and didn’t order any dumplings! So I convinced her to give Shanghainese cuisine another go and to let us introduce some delicious dishes for her to try.

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