Goofed up Translations from The Manchurian’s Menu

Before making my grand exit out of Shanghai, I decided it was more than necessary to revisit The Manchurian, or Dongbei Ren (东北人), a chain of atavistic eateries that perfume a potent Mao-era ambiance.  While I love the nostalgic decor and variety of northeastern dishes (the medley of fried mushrooms comes to mind), the real …

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