Guangzhou Food & Drink Gossip: August 2019

By That's Guangzhou, August 5, 2019

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The Scandalous Scoop is a regular feature where our editors share the latest food and drink gossip making the rounds in Guangzhou.

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How to Properly Eat Xiaolongxia, Shanghai's Favorite Crayfish
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The return of xiaolongxia (read our guide to devouring xiaolongxia here);  

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KFC’s launch of a vegetarian-friendly mushroom and cheese burger; Heytea’s delicious collab with Ovaltine; the return of Paulaner to Guangzhou, with a new shop set to open in Panyu district; 

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McDonald’s new Coca-Cola chicken wings (yum!); and the upcoming launch of iconic Club Cubic in Guangzhou.

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Guangzhou’s second Michelin Guide, meh; summer, it’s way too hot for a patio; the fact popular Shenzhen burger purveyor Starling was unable to survive in distant Foshan’s Shunde district, RIP.

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