Song Helou Restaurant
Song Helou is one of the most famous and time-honored restaurants in Suzhou. The world noted dish squirrel-shaped mandarin fish owes its origin to this place. The restaurant was founded in Qing dynasty. After development of several centuries, it offers you the classic Suzhou cuisine and each dish is filled with special local ingredients, time-tested cooking techniques, and historical stories. There are specialties recommended by many customers, namely song shu gui yu (squirrel-shaped mandarin fish), shi zi tou (Boiled Pork Meat Balls), and xiang you shan hu (Deep-Fried Eel).