This is Shanghai’s most authentic culinary experience! Get seriously off the beaten path to discover neighborhoods and restaurants that you would never find on your own all while enjoying the best food shoulder to shoulder with locals. You will visit 4 seated eateries where you’ll eat over 12 authentic local dishes only found in Shanghai in neighborhoods and communities that have been around as long as the city. Each stop are small, family-run restaurants that prepare their food by hand and serve it fresh, just like they have for generations. The tour ends at a family-friendly local craft beer pub for a drink!
While visiting our 4 food stops, you will get to learn about the families that have been making their specialties for generations. You’ll learn about the foods that locals love and why they became so popular as each dish, restaurant and neighborhood is explained by your guide.
Watch Shanghai’s most famous dish, soup dumplings, prepared fresh to order at our favorite dumpling shop in town. Then try a few traditional seafood dishes that are every local’s favorite at a bustling local hangout. Enter a traditional Shanghai community and be welcomed inside a private home for some of the best homemade food you’ll find in China! Slurp down the city’s most popular noodle dishes in a hidden local shop that’s been serving the same recipe for decades. Finally, finish the night at a fun & family-friendly pub for a pint of small-batch, locally brewed beer.