Set off from Fuxing Park’s
southeast gate. Work up an appetite
walking through the grounds and
checking out the dancing couples,
elderly choruses and water
Get in your first
bites at A Niang Mian (36 Sinan Lu),
a Ningbo hole-in-the-wall famous
for its home-style seafood noodles.
Don’t miss a bowl of the yellow
croaker noodles (huangyu mian 黄
Over at 14 Yandang Lu,
Wei Xiang Zhai has been slinging
sesame-peanut noodles from
the first floor of an historic French Concession building for decades.
Most of the diners can be found
slurping on the majiang mian (麻酱
面) with a side of beef curry broth
soup (niuroutang 牛肉汤).
across the road to Ding Te Le (22,
494 Huaihai Lu) where you should
find room to down a bowl of the
house speciality, caramelised
scallion and pork noodles
(baizhicongyou rousi banmian 白汁
Do some quick
digesting while you walk through
Yanzhong Park and across Yan’an
Gaojia Lu. Peep at the Nine Dragon
Pillar under the expressway, an
oddly decorative column adorned
with golden dragons marking the
merging point of all the city’s major highways.
Hungry again right?
Shaanxi hot spot Zhu Que Men (391
Dagu Lu) shows off this province’s
noodle-heavy cuisine with excellent
renditions of sour-spicy soup
noodles (saozi mian 臊子面) and
‘oil-scalded’ noodles (youpo mian 油
It’s food coma time. Grab
a new release and head to your final
destination Taipan Massage, a foot
massage complete with TVs and
DVD players at 407 Dagu Lu.
Adapted from Oodles of Noodles,
a private tour offered by the
UnTour Shanghai Food Tours and publishers of Glutton Guide