Shanghai Delicious Food—Do not Miss Them!

by jessica on April 8, 2013

Having experienced the wonderful Yangtze River, you will reach the prosperous metropolis—Shanghai! That’s right! It is an amazing city in China that features beautiful scenery, wonderful nightlife and also delicious food! It will undoubtedly be an enjoyable and perfect trip in China to taste the delicious and local Shanghai cuisines after appreciating the thrilling Yangtze River cruise. So, here just follow me to find out the tasty Shanghai food so as to satisfy your appetite!

Shanghai Xiaolongbao

Shanghai Xiaolongbao

For those tasty Shanghai foods, what should be recommended to you are the “Shengjianbao” and “Xiaolongbao”. The Shengjianbao is a kind of breakfast of buns including Shengjian Mantou and Guotie, when you eat you should dip them into black vinegar or soy sauce. In addition, the Luobo Sibing or those pancake stuffed with radish strips are also most popular and favorable breakfast preferred by those local residents. For the Xiaolongbao, also known as dumplings, is another kind of delicacy in Shanghai. When eating it, you will find it a kind of steamed bun full of pork or minced crab and even soup. Here is a common way to taste it, that is, bite the top off, suck all the soup, then dipping it in vinegar before eating—it is really tasty!

Shanghai Shengjianbao

Shanghai Shengjianbao

Besides the Shengjianbao and Xiaolongbao, what will also be highly recommended is the seafood there. Yes, of course the crawfish and hairy crab. These two kinds of seafood are so popular among the locals in summer which will cool you down in the high temperature in Shanghai.Just go and visit the Tongchuan Lu seafood market strip, where you can test and refine your haggling skills. Choose your lovely and favorite seafood there and take them to any restaurant there, where the chefs will make it delicious for your meal.

If it is the spring time when you travel to Shanghai, do not miss the Niangao there. It is soft and chewy and stir-fried with leeks and pork, or for special occasions mixed with pieces of hairy crab in a sweet brown concoction—it is really delicious which worthy your taste.

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