Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Modern Shanghai 家上海 - Modern Sizzling XLB

The latest opening of Modern Shanghai in YOHO MALL at Yuen Long is a unique collection of all the best Hu cuisines. Led by an executive Chef Ben Luen, who has successfully launched two outlets in the Philippines, he continues to showcase the art from his experience, skills and patience in their dishes to Hong Kong. With a full coverable of Chinese cooking methods from the west, the restaurant promises on freshest and diverse ingredients to bring the best presentation on the table.
First comes to the deep fried Jiangsu river shrimps, sauteed with soy sauce and Shaoxing rice wine. They stay soft with a long-lasting notes of LongJing tea.
A Jiangsu smoked fish is also decently made with a delicious sweet soy glaze, which is served surprisingly warm and we loved those amazing crispy skin.
For big and bold indulgence, we savored two of their signatures. The non-chopped pork knuckle is stewed in strong essence gravy; meaty, tender and excellently sweetened with rich robust flavor.
Whereas a must order is definitely the traditional mud crab stir fried with multiple layers of Edamame beans, Shanghai rice cakes in brown sauce. Chef has deliberately chosen one catty & three taels crab to perfect this traditional Hue dish!
Last but not the least, the special steamed pork dumplings impress very much with a modern twist of being served in sizzling plate with crispy bottom and juicy filling. A dish that will satisfy the best of both worlds, meaning both pan seared pork buns as well as xiao long baos.
By the time of a food coma, one should never leave Modern Shanghai without trying their comprehensive desserts and signature mocktails.
Chef recreates a souffle treat by filling it with taro mochi ice cream rather than red bean and banana, believe it or not, this traditional dessert has never been that fluffy and exciting!
The plate of chewy glutinous rice pudding with beautiful touch of Osmanthus buds also becomes an elegant ending of this satisfying meal.
Authenticity, modern interpretation and all the mouthwatering dishes, it has been an unforgettable experience to dine in this elegantly designed restaurant.

Sauteed Mud Crab & Glutinous Rice Cake with Brown Bean Sauce & Edamame
麵醬毛豆肉蟹

Modern Shanghai
家上海

Tea Pot
茶壺

Modern Shanghai's Menu
家上海菜單

Hot Water
熱水

Sauteed Prawns with Scallion & Crispy Tea Leaves
茶香油爆蝦

Jiangsu Style Smoked Fish
蘇式燻魚

Smoked Fish
燻魚

Signature Braised Lucky Pork Knuckle
紅燒小元蹄

Sauteed Mud Crab & Glutinous Rice Cake with Brown Bean Sauce & Edamame
麵醬毛豆肉蟹

Crab Shell with Crab Roe
蟹蓋

Crab Claw
蟹鉗

Chef’s Special Pan-Fried Xiao Long Bao
脆煎灌湯小籠包

Pan-Fried Xiao Long Bao
脆煎小籠包

Xiao Long Bao
小籠包

Deep-fried Souffle with Taro Ice-cream
高力香芋雪糕

Taro Mochi Ice-cream
香芋雪糕

Osmanthus Pudding
桂花拉糕

Osmanthus Glutinous Rice Pudding
桂花拉糕

Green Tea Smoothie
Coconut milk blended with Snapple green tea, served with tapioca pearls & sweeten red beans
綠茶沙冰

Shanghai Lily
An oriental mix of lychee, grapefruit honey, mango juice, chrysanthemum tea & 7 Up, garnished with fresh mint
上海百合

Modern Shanghai 家上海
Address: Shop 1058, Level 1, YOHO MALL, 8 Long Yat Road, Yuen Long, New Territories
Telephone: 2602 2218
Opening Hours: Mon-Sun 11:30-15:30, 18:00-22:30

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