Five Must-have Flavorsome Dishes (You Should Get Your Hands On, During Shanghai Tour)

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Barsbold Baatarsuren Apr 23 6 min read
Five Must-have Flavorsome Dishes (You Should Get Your Hands On, During Shanghai Tour)

Shanghai and its streets posses one of China's most excellent and most idiosyncratic cuisines. The nationals of China have labeled Shanghai as the “city of fancy cuisines” the region flourishes in a range of flavors that are specified into the boundaries of Shanghai.

The Shanghai foods are famous to have a lovable tooth, and sugar is a must-to-add ingredient in most of their dishes. It is said that Shanghai is the only region that even offers signature dishes, which means that no eateries around the world can develop the taste or flavor that Shanghai has in its cuisines.

We are pinning down the best or traditional food items of Shanghai for you, so, you must give a try to these mind-blowing spices during your Shanghai tours.

Croaker Noodle Broth

Have you ever heard about the noodles twisted into the multiple mouthwatering tangs and luscious fish? Some things are made to be experienced than just to be heard or seen. To get your hands on these creamy broth noodles you need to start planning your Shanghai tour from now.



Croaker is a well-liked fish in Shanghai, and so is the fish soup permeated with noodles is. As the fish is famous for its juicy meat and unique flavor, it becomes tastier when combined with noodles and served freshly hot in a huge bowl.

Squirrel Shaped Fish

If asked about balancing the spices along with the appetizing colors, finest taste, perfect food presentation, and great quality then no one can compete for the cuisines of Shanghai. Squirrel Shaped Fish marks all the essential flavors and taste in fancy Chinese cuisine. The fish is dipped into hot piping oil, to give it a crusty outer texture but fries on low heat to keep the inner meat soft and juicy.



The appetizing piece of fish is then covered with hot yet delicious soup. To add more heavenly tasted it is also squirted off with saccharine and sour sauce to give yummiest flavor and color to fish.

Braised Eggplant

During your Shanghai tour if you haven’t tasted this little spicy yet delicious purple veggie then I can bet you are on the verge of major missing.  Those who didn’t even hear the word “Eggplant” before has been fallen for the unique taste of it. According to the locals, at least for once during the Shanghai tour, the visitors do try this exclusive dish of Shanghai and falls for its flavor in the very first attempt.



The braised adaptation of this succulent vegetable is infused with the flavors of Shaoxing wine, fresh garlic, soy sauce, ginger, vinegar, and chilies. This particular purple veggie of Shanghai has turned out to be a fastener menu item at most of the lavish eateries of Shanghai.

Fried Buns

The scrumptious crispiness of dumplings is something to die for. The fried buns are rolled in the mouthwatering taste of partially-fermented dough and wok.



The fried underside of the bun is completely luscious and worth to melt for; the underside of a sizzling pot fried bun is golden and crunchy while the rest of the bun is white and spongy. The filling of fresh meat with the balanced combo of sesame or scallion is the heart-melting ingredient of delicious buns.

Sweet & Vinegary Ribs

Have you ever given your taste buds a treat, which includes the explosion of sweet and sour? If not, then it’s time to head to Shanghai right now. Ribs, twisted in the fusion of sauces made from picky ingredients of sugar and sour is considered as one of the famous dishes of Shanghai. People, who have visited Shanghai couldn’t resist marking this lip-smacking dish as one of the amazing memory of their Shanghai tour.



The freshly fried ribs first slightly cook in the specific spices and then drop down into the pan to make the outer layer crispier. Once the cooking process is done, get ready to dip the ribs into flavorsome sauces.

It’s a little piece of advice for all of our fellows if any of you ever get a chance to visit Shanghai or in case if any of you scheduling your Shanghai tour in upcoming days, then list down these five flavorsome dishes to add some spice in your Shanghai tour along with fun and adventure.

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