Shanghai Dining - Restaurants & Foods
Shanghai Cuisine is not one of the eight major cuisines of China, but Shanghai is the most ideal paradise for tasting the blend of the most appealing aspects of these other national styles of food. So, in Shanghai, tourists can enjoy all the best food from home and abroad for all budgets.
Shanghai Cuisine, also known as Hu Cai, includes two styles: Benbang Cuisine and Haipai Cuisine.
Benbang Cuisine is cooked by using fresh fish, chicken, pork and various vegetables as the main ingredients. Like the dished of Suzhou and Wuxi cuisines, Shanghai Benbang dishes taste fresh, mellow and sweet.
Haipai Cuisine absorbs the advantages of many cuisines from other regions of China and even western cuisines, and then adapts them to suit local tastes. Fresh fish, shrimps and crabs are the main ingredients of Haipai Cuisine.
The most featured Shanghai Dishes are: Xia Zi Da Wu Shen, the famous seafood dish; Ba Bao La Jiang, featuring great flavor and bright color; You Bao He Xia; Yan Du Xian; Qing Chao Shan Hu, etc.
Besides, you can never miss the featured snacks when travelling Shanghai City.
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