Crawfishes usually come into season during the summer. In Shanghai, the spicy crawfish are a particular favorite among local people. A plate of crawfish and a bottle of beer are absolutely the best choice for summer night snacking. Fumao Crawfish is a famous restaurant in Shanghai. It has a number of chain stores throughout the city. The crawfish sold at their restaurants are handpicked from Taihu Lake, a big lake near Wuxi City, in the southern part of Jiangsu province. Before the crawfish are cooked, the heads are removed making them easier to eat. The crawfish are unsalted, and spicy.