We left Shanghai with a lighter heart and heavier tummy, and this is why:
This beer cost 10 RMB. That's S$2. Basement of Times Square, Shanghai
You are not allowed to eat the menu
We didn't know that Ye Shanghai wasn't the same as Old Ye Shanghai, and we paid for it
French coffee in the French Concession
An inviting vegetarian cafe in the same district
Candied hawthorn fruit sold on the street, which we were later warned against, cos they're not hygienically prepared. Oops.
In case you didn't know how to drink Chocolate - at Whisk!
The best Peking Duck in Shanghai - Xindalu
Lillian's slogan borrowed from Carlsberg: Probably The Best Egg Tart In Shanghai
Franck's was a most delightful bistro on a most delightful street
Putting Naomi in a candy store is like putting Naomi in a candy store.
Best dumpling in the world. About to be eaten.
They mixed the sweet and savoury dumplings in the same bowl. Which was weird.
Best Taiwanese food in Shanghai is here, apparently
We were a little horrified at the lack of pedicure. Our Shanghainese relatives didn't share our concern.
Bound to be eaten - Shanghainese Hairy Crab
We found the cafe chain Wagas to be surprisingly good.
No, it wasn't a baby turkey. We asked.
Possibly the best meat dumplings in the world
At Hong Kong New World Plaza, they served freshly made beancurd (douhua) in a tub like this. And we emptied it like this.
These were the most delicious black sesame filled pumpkin dumplings we ever tasted
Naomi's late brother loved this Xinjiang kebab vendor's fare. So did we.
The skewered meats/vegetables were infused with the flavors that only some inedible fuel could create