Shanghai, JW Marriot

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Look, you don’t need a passport to this Shanghai for great food; just head over to JW Marriott in Kuala Lumpur! ūüėÄ

All these are part of the Standard Chartered Bank’s Extravagant 8 menu priced at RM888++ per table of 8 for its credit card holders. From now till Jan 20 to Feb 17. And you get free fortune cookies!

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Salmon and fresh scallop yee sang with chef Wong Wing Yeuk’s special Chinese mustard sauce

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Double boiled soup with wantan dumplings, bamboo pith and dried scallops. Lovely change from the usual sharks fin soup

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Sweet and sour fish  fillet with pine nuts. The fish meat is cut in such a way that, when deepfried, it bursts into a flower!

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Deepfried golden tofu stuffed with foie gras and prawn paste

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Braised Shanghainese pork with bamboo shoots and broccoli beautifully presented like the¬†Forbidden City. So yummy and tasty. The meat is braised for hours. Wong says the key to this dish¬†in using a super sharp knife to cut the meat and bamboo shoots into thin sliver.¬†Yet, amazingly, he manages to keep the structure of the “palace” standing

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Imperial fried rice with prawns, crabmeat and egg

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Shanghai’s signature Xiao loong bao with pastry skin that’s really thin and translucent

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Panfried nian gao coated with nutty, aromatic sesame seeds

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Glutinous rice cakes in sweetened broth with red dates and dried longan

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