Italian restaurants in Shanghai are some of the best. I’d argue that Shanghai would rank near the top worldwide with its diverse Italian restaurant scene. Here are the some of the top ones I have visited and haven’t.
Favorite Shanghainese Restaurants 1. Old Jesse 吉士, Shanghai – the steamed fish head and drunken crab 2. 小白桦酒家 XiaoBaiHua, Shanghai – deep fried frog legs 3. Restaurant Art Salon, Shanghai – crab roe 4. Fu 1088 福一零八八, Shanghai – braised … Continue reading
This short article is from the June 16-29 City Weekend print magazine, page 41. Here is the link to the online version. Stay tuned for full write-ups about each restaurant.
Hello Folks! It certainly has been awhile. Guinness is the world’s best beers – is also one of my favorite beers. I was recently invited to an event which showcased Guinness Original, one of the varieties of the eponymous brand. … Continue reading
What is Bar Rouge Bar Rouge is one of the best nightclubs in the world, not just in Shanghai. Been around for years, Bar Rouge is internationally renown for it fabulous views of the Shanghai nighttime lights, the Huangpu River, … Continue reading
What is Le Cafe des Stagiaires? Le Cafe is a typical neighborhood bar that you’ll find on almost on any street in Europe. Except that it is located in Shanghai, Le Cafe has every bit of warming charm that draws … Continue reading
What is Sushi’O? Sushi’O is a restaurant concept centered around the Japanese dish of sushi. Conventional sushi restaurant have a sushi bar, sometimes with table seating. Sushi’O smashes that idea and centers drinking around sushi and Japanese dishes. With the … Continue reading
What is The Sailors? Sailors is a little restaurant that features fish and chips, which is, strangely enough, one of two on Yong Kang Lu. At Sailors the charming restaurant has a sort of fast food feel with the crates … Continue reading
What is Catch? Catch! is a small roadside stand of an eatery, with a couple of outdoor sidewalk tables, that does fish – deep fried fish. Arguably the most famous British culinary contribution, fish and chips (what the Americans call … Continue reading
What is De Bellotas? De Bellotas is a Spanish restaurant located near Shanghai’s Xintaindi. Situated just a 5 minute walk away, with a couple of other interesting restaurants like Tenya, Bellagio, and Green Massage, De Bellotas occupies a really space … Continue reading
What is Papa Mario’s? Every neighborhood needs a casual pizza joint, where everyone knows your name. Even in Shanghai, you’ll find just such one, Papa Mario’s. Near peoples’ square, Da Papa Mario’s is a simple Italian restaurant that strives to … Continue reading
What is Qing He Gu? Qing He Gu is a Korean BBQ restaurant chain. Located on outskirts of downtown Shanghai in the district of Min Hang, Qing He Gu caters toward area’s large Korean population. On the 2nd floor of … Continue reading
What is AQ Shabu Shabu 阿久? For 90 RMB, AQ Shabu Shabu offers all you can eat (AYCE) Japanese style shabu shabu. Located in Changning, AQ Shabu Shabu is also known as A Jiu (or 阿久). This restaurant is a … Continue reading
What is Alchemist Cocktail Kitchen? The Alchemist Cocktail Kitchen is a bar. . . a restaurant. . . and a lounge. And amazingly, they do pretty well on each. Located at Sinan Mansion, Alchemist is known for their creative drink … Continue reading
What is New York Style Steak & Burger? New York Style Steak & Burger is a steakhouse that features great burgers. Naturally, you’d think a place that does great beef would also do great steaks & burgers. Most steakhouses in … Continue reading