No. 333, Xihu Avenue, Shangcheng District (上城区西湖大道333号)
Brief of Yong Jin Ge Chinese Restaurant
Yong Jin Ge is situated inside Hangzhou’s Sofitel West Lake Hotel and is noted for preparing authentic Hang Bang Cai (Hangzhou Cuisine). The restaurant’s signature dish, Crabs Fried with Pepper, has been a specialty of the restaurant for over ten years and serves as the number one seasonal favorite with locals.
The dish is created by absorbing essences of Singaporean Cuisine and Thai Cuisine which are then incorporated into the cooking methods of Hangzhou’s fried crabs. The main ingredient is San Men Green Crab* which is freshly cooked and seasoned by using multiple ingredients like fish sauce, pepper sauce, egg and milk. In just one bite, one’s taste-buds are tantalized with a wealth of flavors such as sweet, spicy, sour and fragrant.
*San Men Green Crab is a species of crab found in the coastal areas of middle Zhejiang Province and is known for its high medicinal and beautifying value. It has also been honored many titles such as ‘Protected Product of National Geographic Landmarks’, ‘China Organic Product’ and ‘Chinese Renowned Brand'.