The period from September to November is widely known as the best time to relish a crab or two. It is at this time of the year that the crabs are more meaty and tender and whether steamed or fried, either way, they are seasonally crab-tastic. Restaurants in and around town have already put their best crabs on show and trying any of the following and their signature dishes will certainly be worth the wait.
Osmanthus, the floral symbol of Hangzhou, has been extensively planted throughout the city and its eye-catching appearance and strong fragrance make it widely appealing to all. Its flowers are also edible and are often served as natural ingredients in Hangzhou’s renowned food and tea.