A long, long time ago 50 years to be precise lived a highly appraised and most valued chef de cuisine named Kwa-Se Yin in the city of great many flowers Yangzhou in China, about 350 km north-west of Shanghai.
His delicious “Peking duck” and his hand-made Wan-Tan dumplings delighted the palate of each and everyone who tried them he was head of a small but classy restaurant. One day the honourable Mister Yin decided to take on a long journey into the far, far west. His great quest was to enlighten the strange inhabitants of Eu-Ro-Pa with his art of cooking after a brief stopover in Bremen he opened the very first Chinese restaurant in Lubeck – that was in 1966. The most diligent Mister Yin was not only blessed with fortune and success but also with a great number of descendants, who delighted in joining the tradition of Chinese cooking Today three generations of the Yin family work in the Shanghai Restaurant and with their hearts and hands they make their contribution to the fine atmosphere of the place.