Archive for November, 2010

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[Shanghai] Xiao Long Bao 小笼包

You can’t go to Shanghai and not have Xiao Long Bao! Actually you can… Din Tai Fung is pretty damn good. Adrian suggested this hole in the wall place in the French concession. I can’t remember the name of the […]

[Shanghai] The Bund (外滩)

What a strange name. I wasn’t sure if people were saying Bund, Band or Bun! The Bund is a stretch of buildings on a road which runs along the western bank of the Huangpu River. It sits between Baidu Bridge […]

[Shanghai] Xin Tian Di (上海新天地)

On my last full day in Shanghai, I decided to venture into expat/tourist domain. Here’s where I’ve got to mention my observations about Shanghai. I knew from conversations with friends and family that Shanghai has changed a lot in the […]

[Shanghai] Mystery Meat

One evening I was walking the streets of Shanghai, and was trying to find some dinner. Nothing on the main stretch of road interests me, until I looked down a dark alley and saw a sign for some 小吃 restaurant. […]

[Shanghai] What to wear – Autumn in Shanghai

I reckon I was in Shanghai at the best time of the year. It wasn’t hot and humid, not was it freezing cold as some of my friends have experienced. Temperatures usually fall sharply mid November as winter settles in. […]

[Shanghai] Streetside Guo Tie 锅贴

What I love most about travelling solo is wandering the streets alone and discovering new nooks and crannies away from the tourist crowd. This little place stood out because, while it was on the main shopping street on HuaiHai Lu, […]

[Shanghai] Hot Pot King

Before I flew down to Shanghai, HS put me in touch with his friend Adrian living there who so graciously offered to take me out. Adrian’s friends were having a clothing line launch, and I was to meet him at […]

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