A metropolis often mentioned alongside the likes of New York, Paris, Hong Kong and Tokyo, Shanghai is China’s most economically and culturally rich city. Boasting a blend of modernity and heritage, it is a destination famous for landmarks, nightlife and, of course, food.
You might find yourself apprehensive about eating your way through Shanghai, not because it is lacking in good food, but because you will likely be overwhelmed by all of the tasty options spilling out at every corner of the city. And hey, we know your stomach can only handle so much. Don’t know where to start? From baos to noodles, we’ve narrowed it down to a few must-try items that are quintessential to Shanghai food culture.
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