East Meets West Shanghai Terrace

Cuisine Type Cantonese and Shanghainese Location 4/F Hours

Lunch 11:30 am to 2:00 pm (Sun – Sat)
Cocktails* 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Sun – Sat)
Dinner 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm (Sun – Sat)

*Cocktail hours do not include food service. Food service resumes with dinner at 5:00 pm.

Enquiries

+1 312 573 6695 diningPCH@peninsula.com

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Dress Code
Smart Casual
Voted the number one "Chinese Restaurant in Chicago" by Zagat Survey, Shanghai Terrace offers Cantonese delicacies amidst a 1930s supper club décor, or outside on The Terrace with spectacular skyline views and cocktails. Step into the seductive setting of the restaurant and savour distinctive cuisine, consistently honoured with the AAA Four Diamond Award. With Chef de Cuisine Ivan Yuen at the helm, the menu encompasses a magnificent blend of traditional dishes and Chef Yuen's creative rendition of classics. At lunch, bamboo baskets of freshly steamed dim sum contain favourites such as barbecue pork buns, Peking Duck and shrimp and chive dumplings.

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Shanghai Terrace MENU

DIM SUM

Barbecue Pork Bun
Prawn & Pea Shoot Dumpling
Shrimp & Chive Pot Sticker
‘Secret’ Vegetable Dumpling
Lobster And Chicken Dumpling With Black Truffle
Scallop Bean Curd Sheet
Stuffed Glutinous Rice In Lotus Leave
Pan Fried Turnip Cake
Pork Dumpling In Shanghai Style
Shrimp Spring Roll
Crispy Crab Wonton
Seafood Siewmai
Spicy Beef Pot Sticker
Chiu Zhou Pork Dumplings
Ginger Custard Bun
Steamed Assorted Taro Tie

CHEF’S RECOMMENDATIONS

Scallop In Xo Sauce
wok fried, sugar pea, homemade xo sauce

Shanghai Terrace ‘Secret‘ Kung Pao Chicken
peanuts, ginger, onions, chili pepper

Steamed Market Fish Fillet
ginger, scallion, coriander soy

Wok Fried Shredded Beef Tenderloin
green chive flower, celery, oyster sauce

Mapo Tofu
minced beef, pickle cabbage, mapo sauce

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change.

SALAD

Seafood
shrimp’s cake, salmon, sesame vinaigrette

Roasted Chicken
mango, wonton crisp, hazelnut dressing

‘Secret Garden’ Vegetables
cherry tomato, plum, osmanthus vinaigrette

DYNASTY PLATTER

SEA

Summer Salad
Shrimp Pot Sticker
‘Secret’ Vegetable Dumpling
Sautéed Slice Halibut
With Yellow Chives
Ginger Fried Rice

‘SECRET’ GARDEN

Summer Salad
Vegetable Spring Roll
‘Secret’ Vegetable Dumpling
Seasonal Jade Vegetables
Ginger Fried Rice

LAND

Summer Salad
Seared Pork Dumpling
‘Secret’ Vegetable Dumpling
Kung Pao Beef Tenderloin
Ginger Fried Rice

SOUP

Wonton Soup
shrimp, pork, supreme broth

Chinese Yam With Superior Broth
pork, lily bulbs, ginseng

Chicken Hot And Sour
egg threads, bamboo shoots, tofu

RICE & NOODLES

Seafood Chow Mien
assorted seafood, bean sprout, ginger garlic sauce

Beef Chow Fun
spring onion, vegetables, mushroom sauce

Chicken Fried Rice With Salty Fish
egg, onion, crisp vegetables

Happy Red Rice
pistachio, sunflower seed, ginger root, egg

Hakka Fish Fillet
rice broth, mustard green pickle, preserved gluten

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change.

“SECRET GARDEN” SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

Secret Garden Martini
lavender-rosemary infused absolute elyx, crème de cassis, cranberry juice, splash of club soda

Sour Cherry Old Fashion
orange infused makers mark, gingerale, sweetened cherries, thyme

Green Tea Mojito
bacardi white, chinese green tea, mint, baby arugula leaves, lime juice

Summer Passion Peach Ice Tea
woodford reserve, peachtree schnapps, rosemary simple syrup, ice tea

Cucumber Garden Fizz
cucumber infused Hendricks, lemon juice, bitters, club soda

Crystal Journey
louis roederer brut champagne with your popsicle choice: lychee, orange, peach

*This menu is for reference only, as individual cocktails are subject to change.

CHAMPAGNE COCKTAILS

Emerald | “stone of eternity love”
louis roederer brut champagne, midori melon liquor, st german elderflower liquor

Amethyst | “stone of spiritual healing”
louis roederer brut champagne, Chambord, strawberry puree, cranberry juice

Sapphire | “stone of wisdom”
louis roederer brut champagne, blue curacao, malibu rum, ty ku liquor, hint of grapefruit juice

CLASSIC SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

Shanghai Pink
soho lychee liquor, pink grapefruit juice, simonnet-febrvre rose

Cucumber “Hayes”
patron silver, cilantro, cucumber, lime

Dirty Strawberry Lemonade
absolut, strawberry puree, mint, simple syrup

The Ning Sling
absolut mandarin, lychee, fresh mint, passion fruit

WINES BY THE GLASS

CHAMPAGNE & SPARKLING WINES

NV Louis Roederer Brut
NV Simonnet-Febvre Brut

ROSE CHAMPAGNE & ROSE WINES

NV Laurent Perrier Rosé
NV Moet Chandon Rosé
Domaine De Bila Haut Rosé
Fattoria Di Basciano Rosé

WHITE WINES

Selbach Incline, Riesling Kabinett
Colterenzio, Pinot Grigio
Mohua, Sauvignon Blanc
Jean Marc Brocard Chablis, Burgundy
Stag’s Leap, Chardonnay
Far Niente, Chardonnay

RED WINES

Enrique Foster Mendoza, Malbec
Roche De Bellene, Burgundy
Il Chave Cote Du Rhone, Rhone Valley
Flora Springs, Merlot
Chateau Pey La Tour, Bourdeaux
Smith & Hook Central Coast, Cabernet Sauvignon
Hall Vineyards Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon
Jordan Alexander Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon

ASIAN BEERS

Tsing Tao, China
Singha Lager, Thailand
Kirin Light, Japan
Asahi Super Dry, Japan
Sapporo, Japan

NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS

Shanghai Celebration Ice Tea
lychee infused

Virgin Ning Sling
orange, lychee, fresh mint, passion fruit, soda

Strawberry Garden
strawberry puree, mint, simple syrup, soda

PREMIUM CHINESE TEA

Taiwan Oolong
blue tea, light fermented

Jasmine Pearl
green tea, not fermented

Yunnan Pu Er
black tea, heavily fermented

*This menu is for reference only, as individual cocktails are subject to change.

TERRACE BITES

Summer Vegetable Spring Roll
seasonal vegetables, rice wrapper, mango, cilantro salsa

Stuffed Crab Claw
sesame, shrimp mousse

Fish Filet With ‘Secret’ Homemade Chili Salt
salty egg yolk, dried shrimp dust, chili pepper

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change.

 

General Tso’s Chicken
marinated cucumber, sichuan peppercorn sauce

Pan Seared Pork Dumpling
water chestnut, flower mushroom, ginger vinegar

Sichuan Spiced Steamed Edamame
lime salt

DIM SUM

Steamed Pork Dumpling Shanghai Style
Shrimp Spring Roll
Fried Crab Wonton
Buddhist Vegetables In Rice Crepe
Seafood Siewmai
Barbequed Pork Bun
Green Leaves Shrimp Dumpling
Bean Curd Roll With Scallop And Shrimp
Vegetable Dumpling
Spicy Beef Pot Sticker
Foie Gras & Duck Dumpling
Barbequed Pork Puff

PEKING DUCK

served in three courses

Roasted Peking Duck
mandarin pancakes, cucumber, scallion, hoisin sauce

Duck Dumpling Soup
chinese green mustard, egg white

Braised Noodle With Shredded Duck
cabbage, winter bamboos, duck broth

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change.

APPETIZERS

Golden Shrimp
cucumber ring, walnuts, chinese mustard mayonnaise

Peking Duck Salad
toasted almond, tangerine, truffle peanut dressing

Pineapple Tofu In Basket
crispy tofu, sesame seeds, pineapple sauce

Wok Fried Mussels
minced beef, chili, black bean sauce

Vegetarian Goose
roasted, bean curd, cha siu sauce

 

FISH & SEAFOOD

XO Wok Fried Lobster In Its Shell
glass noodles, vegetables, spicy xo sauce

Pan Fired Chilean Sea Bass
ginger crushed, fermented bean, cilantro oil glaze

Kung Pao Prawns
peanuts, ginger, scallion, chili peppers

Steamed Market Fish Filet
ginger & scallion, coriander soy

 

RICE & NOODLES

Happy Red Rice
pistachio, ginger, garden vegetables, eggs

Yang Zhao Fried Rice
shrimp, duck, onion, egg

Beef Chow Fun
flat rice noodles, sprouts, scallion, mushroom soy sauce

Shanghai Fried Noodle
shrimp, pork, chicken, peppers, basil, premium lime soy 

 

TRADITIONAL CANTONESE SPECIALTIES

APPETIZERS

Three Ways Cold Appetizer
marinated duck, pork terrine, braised beef shank

Beef Chowder Soup
egg white, cilantro, onion

Chinese Wild Ginseng Soup
chestnuts, premium herbs

Roasted Duck And Pork
five spices, honey maltose glazed, plum sauce

Crispy Tofu With Salt And Pepper
chili, green bean, puff barleys

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change.

SOUP

Lobster Hot And Sour Soup
spinach, egg, tofu, winter bamboo shoots

Wonton Soup
shrimp, pork, superior broth

ABALONE

Australian Red Abalone
stuffed asparagus , braised jus

Yoshihama Abalone
fish maw, premium mushrooms, braised jus

Monk Jumps Over The Wall
dried seafood delicacies, finest herbs, in thick broth

MEAT & POULTRY

Dong Po Pork Belly
braised, red miso, palm sugar, star anises

Kung Pao Chicken
peanuts, garlic, bell peppers, chili peppers

Crispy Duck
pickling spice, mushrooms, asian vegetables

Chinese Style Beef Tenderloin
chinese vegetables, black pepper sauce

Pan Fried Rack Of Lamb
garlic miso, herbs, black bean sauce  

TOFU & VEGETABLES

Home Style Bean Curd
enokitake, asian vegetables, mushroom jus

Seasonal Vegetables
cashew nuts, ginger, soy bean sauce

Stuffed Chinese Fritter With Yam
pineapple, bell pepper, pumpkin, tomato, sweet and sour sauce

Braised Mushroom With Chinese Vegetables
premium mushroom, codycep flower, braised jus

TRADITIONAL CANTONESE SPECIALTIES

ENTREES

Steamed Giant Tiger Prawn
minced garlic, spring onion, cilantro

Marinated Wild Chicken
chinese herbs, rose wine, premium soy sauce

Abalone With Chicken In Casserole
roasted garlic, bell peppers, braised jus

Wok Fried Shredded Beef
ginger, scallions, oyster sauce

Sautéed Baby White Fish With Preserved Pork
garlic chives, celery, snow pea

Pan Fried Stuffed Sea Scallop
prawn mousse, garlic, salty egg yolk

Braised E-fun Noodle
assorted mushroom,superior broth

Braised Eggplant In Casserole
lemongrass, diced chicken, salty fish

Braised Beef Brisket In Casserole
green turnip, herbs, chuhau sauce


DESSERTS

Shanghai Dessert Trio
coconut lime gateaux, strawberry coconut yuzu verrine, mango passion dumplings

Chocolate Mandarin Parfait
chocolate ginger parfait, szechuan peppercorn sorbet, caramelized peanuts, mandarin gelee

Pineapple Yuzu
pickled pineapple, yuzu sponge, coconut crumble, coconut sorbet, pineapple ginger cream

Banana Mango Spring Roll
lime, caramel sauce, condensed milk

Coconut Custard
passion fruit gelee, mango sorbet

TRADITIONAL CANTONESE DESSERTS

Chilled Mango Sago Cream With Seasonal Fruits
tapioca, coconut cream, banana cake

Bird’s Nest Soup
ginseng, chinese red dates, goji berries

DESSERT WINES

09 Heinz Eiffel Eiswein, Rheinhessen, Germany
05 Disznoko 5 Puttonyos, Tokaji, Hungary
11 Marenco Brachetto D'aqui, Piedmont, Italy
Dow’s 10 Year Tawny
Warre’s Otima 10 Year Tawny

*This menu is for reference only, as individual items are subject to change. 
 

 

 

 

 

Meet the Chef Ivan Yuen


Chef Ivan Yuen was promoted to Chef de Cuisine of Shanghai Terrace at The Peninsula Chicago in May 2010. Having started as a cook in 2003, Chef Yuen has shown great leadership and creativity in menu development and his extensive background in Chinese cooking makes Shanghai Terrace the perfect window to showcase his culinary expertise.

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