Prepare to enter Shanghai's vibrant food and drink scene! As a lively metropolis Shanghai is home to an ever-evolving gourmet industry. Readers will tour the trendiest venues across this dynamic city, and gain a wider appreciation of the unique cultural histories behind signature dishes and beverages, which are often influenced by regional Chinese cuisine.
Interesting anecdotes from Chinese history make this more than just a foodie-book. Many of the stories combine practical recipes with cultural content, while others give the reader clear guidance for sampling the tastiest food in Shanghai. The book also features first-hand restaurant reviews of the multinational food scene in Shanghai, including a world-famous restaurant which spread its wings to find a new home in this remarkable city.