Shanghai Yu Yuan in Causeway Bay: lion’s head with hairy crab worth the visit, other dishes less so

In retrospect, we were glad we ate at Shanghai Yu Yuan during hairy crab season, because one of the crab dishes we ordered made the visit worthwhile. It wasn’t the fun pei (mung bean sheets) with hairy crab roe (HK$ 398), which, at that price, we had high hopes for. Sadly, though, it wasn’t nearly as good as the versions we’ve tasted in Shanghai, which were far more generous with the crab. Instead, it was a dish of lion’s head with hairy crab that we loved, and which was…

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