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Northeastern Chinese Food at Manchurian 1993, Shanghai 东北人

Northeastern Chinese Food at Manchurian 1993, Shanghai 东北人

Northeastern Chinese food is distinct from the other more well-known Chinese cuisines.  It is often forgotten, but well influenced in other fares, with dumplings, noodles, and lamb.  In Shanghai, there aren’t many Dong Bei restaurants, except of a small chain, known as Manchurian 1933 or Dong Bei Ren 东北人. Located in the Chang Ning District,...
Strictly Cookies & Nom Nom Dessert Bar, Shanghai

Strictly Cookies & Nom Nom Dessert Bar, Shanghai

Cookies are my favorite dessert, with ice cream coming a close second.  So, when I heard there was a Dessert Bar in Shanghai specializing in ice cream sandwiches, I knew I had to try it. Located on the border of the Changning District and the Former French Concession, Nom Nom occupies a former Starbucks location...
Limbo, Shanghai (Closed)

Limbo, Shanghai (Closed)

Limbo 1394 Yan’an Xi Lu, near Dingxi Lu 延安西路1394号, 近定西路 +86 21 6241 8925
You Zi Lin 柚子林 - Charcoal Grilling in Shanghai

You Zi Lin 柚子林 – Charcoal Grilling in Shanghai

#All You Can Eat! #Japanese BBQ #Beef, Beef, and more Beef #Includes Alcohol #Kind of not centrally located in Pudong Green Garden Hotel 328 Weifang Rd Pudong, Shanghai, China +86 21 5830 4257 You Zi Lin 柚子林 XianXia Road 858 ChangNing District Shanghai, China Trip Advisor
Ajiu Q 阿久, Shanghai

Ajiu Q 阿久, Shanghai

Ajiu Q 阿久 351 Wuyi Rd, Changning, Shanghai, China +86 21 6233 3000
Gram Bodega, Shanghai

Gram Bodega, Shanghai

Gran Bodega GF, 789 Wuyi Lu, Royalton Hotel 武夷路789号,近中山南路
Lotus Eatery, Shanghai

Lotus Eatery, Shanghai

Lotus Eatery (Closed) 85 Yangzhai Lu, near Xinhua Lu 杨宅路85号, 近新华路 PHONE: 6282 7756 Lotus Eatery (Open) 1112 Dingxi Lu, near Wuyi Lu 定西路1112号, 近武夷路
Mapuwu 麻浦屋, Shanghai

Mapuwu 麻浦屋, Shanghai

Late night, Korean, sobering, traditional are just some of the words to describe Mapuwu. Located on the edge of the Changning district, one of the best things about Mapowu are the late night hours – till 5am. Though there are grills on each table, you won’t find many people grilling the famous Korean BBQ here....
The Ever So Popular 1221, Shanghai

The Ever So Popular 1221, Shanghai

1221 has been one of my favorite Shanghainese restaurants. I first visited 1221 about 9 years ago on my first trip to Shanghai, and have remembered it ever since. Open for about 13 years, 1221 is also a popular restaurant for expats, foreigners, and tourists. Even with my American palette, I can understand why 1221...
Kota’s Kitchen, Shanghai

Kota’s Kitchen, Shanghai

Kota’s is a small yakitori restaurant near the Shanghai Stadium. This establishment combines the western culture of the Beatles with the traditional Japanese setting. This cozy place bring intimacy with the patrons and the friendly interactive staff. A favorite of friends, Kota’s does simple yakitori well without the unnecessary flair. The menu has pages of...
Colabo, Shanghai

Colabo, Shanghai

Colabo is small chain of Italian restaurants, conceptually created by a group of Japanese and Shanghainese partners. You might initially think that Japanese have no business doing Italian cuisine. But if you look into Italian cuisine in Japan, you realize that there is a great following of pasta and pizzas in the land of the...
Shanghai’s Tea City – DaBuTong 大不同-天山茶城

Shanghai’s Tea City – DaBuTong 大不同-天山茶城

There’s a place in Shanghai call DaBuTong Tea City. Its a massive complex, with traditional ornamental Chinese architecture. It looks as if there is a large castle on the corner of this busy street. There are shops on the street side with a large multileveled mall on the inside. Once inside the mall-like structure, you...

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