SHANGHAI: Fashion Week for Foodies

The Asian catwalks season draws to an end with the final stop in Shanghai. As a major exporter of Chinese fashion, Shanghai Fashion Week will be expected to show more talent from established brands, independent designers and fashion graduates, all offering the freshest trends for A/W 15. WGSN City by City offers you the best foodie finds across the city, perfect to enjoy during the week-long event. –Maria Mao Cui

4/F, 1515 Nanjing West Road / 86 (0)21 6067 5757
Neighbourhood: Jing’an Temple/Nanjing West Road

This Sichuan restaurant creates a fancy feel with its Tiffany blue decor throughout. The food offers a modern twist on Sichuan classics, which includes chicken in green peppers, spicy fish dipped in chilli oil and Dan Dan noodles as must-tries.

1000 Changping Road / 86 (0)135 0191 4594
Neighbourhood: Former French Concession/Huaihai Road

This dining den serves traditional Yunnan cuisine, including rice noodles flavoured with chilli, garlic and sliced fish, or deep-fried pork, slow-cooked in chicken broth.

KT55, Level B2, ASE Centre, 618 Xujiahui Road / 86 (0)40 0108 1717
Neighbourhood: Tianzifang

A casual dining place serving delectable dim sum with Cantonese and Southern Chinese influences, and a great selection of meats.

107 Songshan Road / 86 (0)21 5306 9650
Neighbourhood: Xintiandi

One of Shanghai’s best-kept secrets, Lan Ting offers local delicacies at reasonable prices, including braised chicken, stir-fried rice, bean starch noodle stew and deep-fried fish.

601 Nanchang Road / 86 (0)21 6473 6121
Neighbourhood: Former French Concession/Huaihai Road

Whether it’s steamed soup buns with minced pork or crab meat filling, pan-fried buns, or Shanghai Wonton, Lou Shi excels at serving Shanghai specialities.

L6, IAPM Mall, 999 Huaihai Middle Road / 86 (0)21 5466 5758
Neighbourhood: Former French Concession/Huaihai Road

Renowned Beijing roast duck restaurant Da Dong has just opened an outpost in Shanghai. Be sure to try the ‘Duck Three Ways’ for delicacies such as crispy duck dipped in fine sugar.

579 Fuxing Middle Road / 86 (0)21 6416 0133
Neighbourhood: Former French Concession/Huaihai Road

Visitors swing open a bookshelf to reveal a winding staircase that leads the way to this retro and glamorous three-storey cocktail bar. Each floor represents a different part of New York.


For more Fashion Week happenings, see The Latest Shanghai.


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