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How to Eat a Hairy Crab

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ID: 1807 Intermediate
Hairy crabs from Yangcheng Lake are an extremely popular food in southern China. As a foreigner, however, you might be a bit confused as to how to try to eat one of those things. This lesson will teach you everything you need to know about how to consume these tasty arthropods, as well as the faux pas to avoid (and a healthy dose of expectation management).
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大闸蟹 dàzháxiè hairy crab
正宗 zhèngzōng authentic
阳澄湖 Yángchénghú Yangcheng Lake
zhī [measure word]
fúwùyuán ,yǒu dàzháxiè ma ?
Waiter, do you serve hairy crabs?
yǒu 。
yào zhèngzōng de Yángchénghú dàzháxiè 。
We want authentic ones from Yangcheng Lake.
dōu shì zhèngzōng de 。
They're all authentic.
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