What are the table settings like at Wei Jing Ge?

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After taking note of the elaborate dining room at Wei Jing Ge at Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, it’s no surprise to find the table settings offer a fair amount of drama themselves. Each seat is given a flat decorative red plate with a creeping branch and vine weaving around the center. The plate creates a stark contrast to your table’s stark white tablecloth and the custom white Waldorf Astoria dishes that will be placed atop it when you dine. Sitting to the right of your plate is a curved piece of silver that operates as a holder for a large silver Worthy Noble & Kent spoon and a pair of black chopsticks. You won’t see much of your white napkin, which is laid with a flourish in your lap by your server, who is eager to draw your attention to the Shanghai restaurant’s menu.

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