Dining Out in Yangquan Shanxi China

Yangquan has some beautiful restaurants of a huge size seating over a thousand with large areas within the restaurant for parties and functions, public eating areas, and smaller private areas for groups of up to twenty people.

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Dinners and lunches usually have at least 20 courses, or more.

Extravagant by western standards but usual and customary by Chinese standards.

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The meal begins with a selection of cold dishes, include sliced meats, sweet celery, bean shoots with chilli, cucumber, corn and boiled peanuts and macadamia nuts and other delicacies followed by a fish dish, then a hot pot, fried dishes and vegetables, and finally dumplings, noodles. rice and ending with sweet succulent fruit usually watermelon, often mandarins and strawberries

Mr Zheng, Principal Maria and Maggi

Even a simple meal for two becomes a huge feast of many foods. This is a hot pot restaurant.

Each restaurant only serves one type of food. The restaurants specialize in what they get known for.

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