Articles for Food

Shanghai’s Best Cuisine

Shanghai’s Best Cuisine April 22, 2012 | Food | Read More

Shanghai’s Best Chinese Restaurants

Shanghai’s Best Chinese Restaurants March 22, 2012 | Food | Read More
There is so much hype over the wonderment and awe that are the western and international restaurants in the metropolis of Shanghai, but what about the tasty Chinese grub in the city? Many travelers even complain that they never ate Chinese the entire time they were in the fashionable city. This is a...

Food Safety in China

Food Safety in China February 21, 2012 | Food | Read More
Food safety has been an increasing concern in China, especially after the huge melamine crisis a few years back. If you never heard about it, that’s good- you’ll be less terrified when you visit China. Still, there are some things to keep in mind while traveling in China concerning food safety...

Cinco de Mayo Shanghai

Cinco de Mayo Shanghai February 10, 2012 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Cinco de Mayo is one of the most amazing drinking holidays of the year. Like Mardi Gras, it’s pure fun, pure booze and easy to enjoy while abroad. Shanghai’s Cinco de Mayo scene is impressive, and with a few great Mexican eateries in town you can even make a day of it. El Mexicano has el...

Girls’ Day Out in Shanghai

Girls’ Day Out in Shanghai November 21, 2011 | Food | Read More
Well ladies, it’s time for you to take a day for yourselves! Leave your men, kids, pets and troubles at home and meet up with your girls for a day of relaxation and a night of fun. Shanghai is a party city, but it’s also full of luxury and opportunities for relaxation. That’s exactly...

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies in Shanghai

Best Neighborhoods for Foodies in Shanghai November 18, 2011 | Food | Read More
Shanghai is a segmented city, with very clear lines between neighborhoods and lots of fun friction and rivalries between the Pudong and Puxi crowds. Still, when it comes to great food there a few neighborhoods who literally take the cake. For starters, Pudong (literally, “east of the river)”...

Shanghai Food Unveiled

Shanghai Food Unveiled May 20, 2011 | Food | Read More
So, the food has you turning green? Perhaps that’s only because you don’t know what you’re looking at! China has a diverse cuisine with foods from across the vast country and abroad fused into one massive genre of delicious (and yes, sometimes odd) foods. If you run into a restaurant...

The Differences in Brand Name Foods in China

The Differences in Brand Name Foods in China March 31, 2011 | Food | Read More
In Shanghai, you’ll often notice brand names that you recognize, but with subtle differences that make them unique to China and somewhat less appealing to someone from where the product originated. For example, Pringles chips in America are made from potatoes and have flavors like sour cream and...

Top Five Romantic Restaurants for Valentines Day in Shanghai

Top Five Romantic Restaurants for Valentines Day in Shanghai February 3, 2011 | Food | Read More
Shanghai is love. How can you not be in the mood for romance walking along the beautiful and historical Bund hand in hand with your lover as you look at over the lights glistening on the water of the Huangpu River? The restaurants in Shanghai are especially romantic, and you’ll find some of the...

Christmas Eve Dinners in Shanghai

Christmas Eve Dinners in Shanghai December 23, 2010 | Food | Read More
Christmas Eve in Shanghai can be as festive as back home if you know where to go. Across the city several great restaurants have specials on offer for the holidays. From delicious French cuisine Kathleen’s to the high class contemporary food at M1NT. Mesa & Manifesto offers a Christmas Eve...