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Best Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes) in Shanghai, at A Da 阿大葱油饼

Best Cong You Bing (Scallion Pancakes) in Shanghai, at A Da 阿大葱油饼

The A Da Cong You Bing 阿大葱油饼 is probably best Scallion Pancake is Shanghai. A Da, a nickname, surnamed Wu, has been making scallion pancakes for many years.  The great ingredients, same method and consistent quality, which is why people line up and don’t mind waiting, since each batch takes about 20 minutes. The bite into...
Best Wonton Soup in Shanghai - Er Guang 耳光馄饨

Best Wonton Soup in Shanghai – Er Guang 耳光馄饨

Er Guang Wontons are arguably the best wontons in the Huangpu District, if not Shanghai.   I don’t care if  my sample size might be small, but I would put these up against anyone else wontons.   The neighborhood folk would tend to agree with me, as you see them already seated before they open...
Shanghai Soup Wontons at Fujian Qianli Xiang Wontons 福建千里香馄饨王

Shanghai Soup Wontons at Fujian Qianli Xiang Wontons 福建千里香馄饨王

Wontons in Shanghai are like the little ugly stepchild to the favored steam dumplings, otherwise known as Xiao Long Bao 小笼包.  Yet, soup wontons are every part of Shanghainese cuisine.  Fujian Qianli Xiang, not from the province of Fujian, is a franchise chain of simple Shanghainese soup Wontons eateries.  The simple menu includes just 4 items, small...
Le Sheng, Shanghai (closed)

Le Sheng, Shanghai (closed)

Le Sheng 308 Anfu Rd, Xuhui, Shanghai, China +86 21 5406 6011
Xibei YouMian Cun, Shanghai

Xibei YouMian Cun, Shanghai

Xibei YouMian Cun Hongxin Plaza, West Wing, 5/F, 762 Tianshan Lu, near Gubei Lu 天山路762号5楼, 泓鑫广场西区, 近古北路 +86 21 5875 2999 Xibei Oat Noodle Village西贝莜面村 1535 Dongfang Lu, near Pujian Lu 东方路1535号 近浦建路 +86 21 5875-8586
First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, Huangshan黃山

First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, Huangshan黃山

The First Floor Restaurant 老街第一楼, located in the historic Old Street, in the TunXi district of Huangshan city, is arguably the most popular restaurant in town. On a recent trip to see the famed Huangshan (Yellow Mountain), we spent a day in the nearby town to check out the local sights. Situated at the beginning...
The Cook at the Kerry Hotel, Shanghai

The Cook at the Kerry Hotel, Shanghai

The Cook at Kerry Hotel in Pudong was our first visit for Restaurant Week this year, here in Shanghai. The Cook restaurant is a unique concept which blends buffet style, but not an all inclusive all you can eat, with distinct cuisine bars, such as Western, Japanese, Italian, Chinese, Cheese, Deli, Noodle, and a great...
Duck King, Shanghai

Duck King, Shanghai

I could easily talk about the intimidating and great tasting Sichuan chicken which was crispy as well as spicy. Or the delicate flavors of the diced vegetables with ground pork. I might even mention about the savory julienned tofu bean curds. Tempted I am to discuss about the Chinese white wine Er Guo To, with...
Fu Sing Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant, Hong Kong

Fu Sing Shark Fin Seafood Restaurant, Hong Kong

Good BBQ Pork – Char Siu is not that difficult to find. Siu Mei’s are often hit or miss. If you are polite and ask the right questions, you can more than often get a good cut of the BBQ Pork. But sometimes you just get the ideal slice . . . and that’s when...
Yellow Door, Hong Kong

Yellow Door, Hong Kong

Located on the 6th floor in a non-descript office building in the crowded district of central is Yellow Door Kitchen. The Yellow Door Kitchen specializes the renown spicy Sichuan cuisine. The Michelin Guide recently awarded them Bib Gourmand, which emphasizes acceptable pricing standards for locals. The small restaurant, which can be reserved for private dining...
Hai Di Lao 海底捞火锅, Shanghai

Hai Di Lao 海底捞火锅, Shanghai

Haidilao is Hot Pot restaurant. Their popularity started in Beijing and Sichuan, before they came to Shanghai, recently. Haidilao is known for their unique attention to customers and special complimentary services. With dozens of locations throughout China, Haidilao is one of the well-known hot pot chains. The staff is attentive to your every need, as...
老昌美食 Lao Chang Restaurant in Harbin

老昌美食 Lao Chang Restaurant in Harbin

Lao Chang is a restaurant chain based in northern China. They feature a pancake-like food that you stuff with vegetables and meat, which is tasty as hell. After a day of sightseeing, Lao Chang was suggested by our local Harbin driver. Shortly after ordering, you are presented several little dishes. With all sorts of diced...

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