Dragon Well Manor

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Dragon Well Manor (龙井草堂) is a restaurant in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China preparing and serving food based on the ideals of sustainable slow food, serving seasonal produce sourced from local purveyors. The owner Dia Jianjun has been awarded a medal by Terra Madre organization in 2010 for his contributions to preserving traditionally made and sourced food in the increasingly industrialized China.[1]

It is noted for the attention to natural ingredients, and the insistence of maintaining a tradition Chinese culinary tradition. According to a major story in The New Yorker "it has a devoted following among Zhejiang's public figures and wealthy businessmen." [2] One of its best known dishes is wuming yingxiong (无名英雄), made by boiling a stock from smaller crucian carp in the manner of bouillabaisse and then poaching the serving fish in this broth.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Xu, Junqian (2011-03-23), "Rich tastes", China Daily 
  2. ^ a b Dunlop, Fuchsia (2008-11-24), "Garden of Contentment", The New Yorker: 54–61 

Coordinates: 30°13′38″N 120°06′39″E / 30.227146°N 120.110779°E / 30.227146; 120.110779