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Shanghai Garden Restaurant Review: Just like its Seattle sibling, Shanghai Garden in Issaquah has signature pink walls, minimalistic décor, and round family-style tables. Chef Hua Te Su, who apprenticed in Taipei, follows classic techniques, but doesn’t restrict himself to tradition. His ever-evolving menu features choices such as hand-shaved rice, corn or barley green noodles for chow mein. Cold appetizers include spicy cucumbers or braised bamboo, while a favorite warm starter is the barley green pot stickers. Soup dumplings are messy to eat, but a favorite; filled with a combination of minced pork, shrimp and crab, they explode with flavor. Main courses feature scallops or shrimp coated in white pepper and chicken breast in a sweet, tangy strawberry sauce. Don't miss Su’s ice cream du jour for dessert. Flavors vary seasonally, but may feature honeydew, sour plum, dried longan berry and lychee. Also located in the International District at 524 Sixth Ave. S., Seattle, 206-625-1688.