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Shanghai Night

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Debbie had been trying to get us to Shanghai Night restaurant in Ashfield for a while. Saturday night we were out running around in the city with our friend Patti and around dinner time were looking for a place to eat, so it seemed like a perfect opportunity.
I'm on a quest to find the best Xiao Long Bao (aka Shanghai Soup Dumplings) in Sydney. We've tried a few places already, including Din TaiFung and Golden Century, but I'm always on the lookout for new ones to try. Since Shanghai Night is billed as both Shanghai cuisine and snack food and it was highly recommended it seemed like a perfect opportunity.
We decided that with three of us a cab would be cost effective, so off we went. Ashfield is a new part of town for us, and the ride down Paramatta Road was fun. Eventually we were driving through an area full of Chinese restaurants and soon enough arrived. From the outside the place is completely unremarkable, plain and not particularly inviting. Inside though - it's th…