Articles Tagged ‘Food’

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...

Shanghai Shopping for Western Food

Shanghai Shopping for Western Food November 29, 2010 | Food | Read More
Shopping for international goods in Shanghai can be difficult if you don’t know where to go. Want Cheerios in the morning?—We know where to find them. Need real bacon for a little recipe you miss from back home?—We know where that is, too! For a quasi-western store, you can head to shops like the...

Shanghai, on the Ultra Cheap Budget

Shanghai, on the Ultra Cheap Budget September 27, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Visiting the Pearl of the Orient can be a bit costly, but there are ways, sneaky ways, to keep your trip costs low without sacrificing what you’ll see and experience. Here is a simple guide to keeping your hard earned cash securely in your wallet. Accommodation. For the truly broke, couch surfing is...

Where to Grocery Shop in Shanghai

Where to Grocery Shop in Shanghai July 25, 2010 | Food | Read More
There are always creative options for shopping in Shanghai, but if you just want to get all your groceries in one spot the options are more limited. True, its more fun to buy your veggies at the street stalls, and they are significantly cheaper outside as well, but for variety, government oversight and...

Supermarket Sweep – The Best Travel Snacks in Shanghai

Supermarket Sweep – The Best Travel Snacks in Shanghai July 4, 2010 | Food | Read More
Finding delicious snacks in Shanghai is easy, and usually these foods are actually calculatedly healthy! Tea Eggs.  These may look like an item only Sweeney Todd would devour, but they are actually great tasting and incredibly healthy. The first few times I saw them at the convenience store, bubbling...

Shanghai’s Best $5 Meal

Shanghai’s Best $5 Meal June 10, 2010 | Food | Read More
In China, $5 is a lot of money! You could possibly eat like a King on $5 a meal in Shanghai, though the variety might suffer. For the best for less, you’ll have to head to Huai Hai Road and attempt to find an expat hangout favorite—Windows. Windows is a strange phenomenon. With three locations in...

A Romantic Getaway : Shanghai

A Romantic Getaway : Shanghai May 23, 2010 | Romantic | Read More
Many people don’t think of Shanghai as a particularly romantic place– and that is a real shame because the city is passionate, lively at times and cozy at others, and home to some of China’s best restaurants. Because it is more affordable than its European counterparts, the city has...

Affordable Shanghai Travel

Affordable Shanghai Travel May 16, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
For any budget, Shanghai is an amazing city and can be thoroughly enjoyed. A few weeks ago we ran a story called Shanghai for Elites. This post is a counter to that article, proving that Shanghai can cater to the 5-star crowd as well as the backpacker on a budget. Lodging – For cheap lodging, nothing...

Top Five Romantic Places to Eat in Shanghai

Top Five Romantic Places to Eat in Shanghai April 15, 2010 | Five Star, Food, Romantic | Read More
Many people don’t think of Shanghai as a romantic destination, but with some of the best dining options in Asia, you’d be surprised how romantic this epic city can be. Shanghai has long walks along the Bund, or in the city’s many green parks. It also has a plethora of romantic eateries,...

Top Five Reasons to Visit Shanghai

Top Five Reasons to Visit Shanghai March 29, 2010 | Food, Hotels, Nightlife | Read More
Shanghai has long been a place of exotic mystery to outsiders, even as it transforms itself from a neglected fishing community to China’s economic, fashion and technological hub. Today, Shanghai is a place of lasting fondness for any seasoned globe trotter, and for good reason. Here are the top five...