San Want Hotel, Shanghai

San Want Hotel, Shanghai

The San Want Hotel is a mid-size independent hotel, which a couple of scattered locations in Asia, including Taiwan, Southern China, and Shanghai. I previously had a chance to try their dim sum restaurant at their Taipei hotel. I recently stayed over night at the Shanghai location. Its a nice hotel. The rooms are fine, better…

Itsuki Teppanyaki 五木铁板烧, Shanghai

Itsuki Teppanyaki 五木铁板烧, Shanghai

Itsuki is an all you can eat Japanese Teppanyaki/BBQ restaurant. Located in the Donghu hotel, they have a pretty good deal for 150 RMB, which also includes all you can drink (alcohol included). For beef lovers, this place features a pretty quality of meat. I’ve had some forgettable all-you-can-eat Japanese restaurants, but Itsuki, which comes highly…

Mayan Grill, Taipei

Mayan Grill, Taipei

With growing emergence of Mexican restaurants, in both Shanghai and Taipei, I have seen both high end restaurants like Maya, everyday type of restaurants like Cantina Agave, and almost fast food types like Oola Mexican Grill. Mayan Grill, which opened in the spring of 2011, has entered with its own concept, featuring a great dining space, which is…