As the locals in Shanghai put it, 'Blessed are those born in Shanghai as they have the most chances to taste delicious food'. Shanghai Cuisine is not one of the Eight Major Cuisines of China, but is a choice blend of the most appealing aspects of these other national styles of food. Also, local chefs are always ready to adopt the best aspects of foreign cuisines and make them their own. Therefore, it may be safely said that you can enjoy all the best food from home and abroad for all budgets when in Shanghai.
General Introduction to Shanghai Cuisine
Bilingual Menu of Shanghai Dishes
Shanghai Cuisine Restaurants
|Pan-Fried Beef Steak with Black Pepper|
Chinese food has a profound history and culture. Due to the large area and multiple ethnic groups which the country has, different regions have their own cuisines and featured food. Dishes of different cuisines are varied in cooking method, appearance and taste. Additionally there are many distinctive Chinese snacks you may like to try when you visit the country. When you get tired of the local dishes and want variety, the following pieces will surely be good news for you. You can refer to the following links to know about all kinds of Chinese food in the city, including their characteristics, signature dishes and recommended restaurants. The introduction to the restaurants includes their features, locations, opening hours and average costs for your reference. Go to taste the flavors from all over China!
If you find yourself with a longing for dishes from your homeland, many foreign cuisines restaurants in the city offer you a wide range of choices. The following links providing you with detailed information on foreign dishes in Shanghai is sure to get up your appetite. Cuisines from over 20 countries are introduced, including their features, signature delicacies and representative restaurants. If you want to go and have a try, the addresses, operating hours and average prices of must be useful!
|Sautéed Sponge Gourd, |
Bamboo Fungus and Gingko
If you are on a tight timetable, fast food chains are to be found all over the city. These offer quality food at very reasonable prices. Vegetarian and Muslim restaurants are also available for diners who have special dietary requirements. Tired of common and dull dining experience? Many special restaurants in the city are for you to explore. If you want to have a leisurely afternoon, please do not hesitate to go to the bakeries, confectionaries, cafes and teahouses in the city. You are sure to enjoy yourself to the full!