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Shouning Road: Xiaolongxia and BBQ

Shouning Road: Xiaolongxia and BBQ

A one-stop greasy spoon to indulge in Xiao Long Xia, other selected seafood and BBQ would be on Shouning Road. Shouning Road is bustling with an entire street of Xiao Long Xia, oysters, scallops, hairy crab (during season), BBQ (mutton, beef, fish, chicken mid-joints, etc.), “longevity noodles” (长寿面), HK desserts, so on and so forth.

Strictly Cookies

Strictly Cookies

Strictly Cookies is the best thing that’s happened to cookie lovers in Shanghai. As the first and only cookie delivery service in Shanghai since 2010, Strictly Cookies has gone all out and bagged home City Weekend’s Editor’s Pick for Best Desserts this year! 

Birthday Cake Delivery: 21Cake (廿一客)

Birthday Cake Delivery: 21Cake (廿一客)

A friend’s birthday is today/tomorrow and you haven’t got them a cake? Just order one from 21Cake. They deliver in Shanghai within 5 hours (except Tiramisu)! With the variety of flavors and on-time delivery, it sure beats buying those last minute cakes from mediocre bakeries.

Ah Niang Noodles 阿娘面

Ah Niang Noodles 阿娘面

There’s something about a long line of customers outside a restaurant that always spikes interest.

The Ah Niang Noodles Shop (阿娘面) at Sinan Road is only open during meal times for about 2.5 hours each time, and the snaking queue outside it everyday is testament to how popular it is.

Shanghai Muslim Market

Shanghai Muslim Market

If you’ve got a free couple of hours on a Friday, head to Shanghai Muslim Market for an entirely different China food and smell experience.