3 UnTour Street Food Tours to Hit Up This May Holiday

By That's Shanghai, April 29, 2021

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Some of Shanghai’s best food is found street side around town. Make the most of it this May Holiday – simply pick a day and sign up for of one of UnTour's yummy food tours.

Beyond Bulgogi: Shanghai's Koreatown Tour

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Go beyond bulgogi on the first ever food tour of Shanghai’s Koreatown! As the sun sets, a local Korean guide will help transport you to the heart of Seoul. You’ll weave your way through the K-Town neighborhood, seeing Korea Street, the original K-Town building, the more modern side of the area, and pocha (night market tents) all while diving into a range of restaurants, bars and shops. Explore some of the best-kept secrets and most enticing places to eat and drink in this K-Town enclave – there’s so much more than bulgogi, bibimbap, and Korean fried chicken waiting to be discovered! Who needs a plane ticket when a world of delicious Korean food and culture is hidden just a few metro stops away?

Date: May 1 & May 5
Time: 3.30-6.30pm
Price: RMB595
Meeting Point: In front of the fountain at Jing Ting Tian Di 井亭天地, 1078 Hongquan Rd 虹泉路1078号

Street Eats Breakfast Tour

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Some of Shanghai’s best food is found streetside in the morning hours. Explore a local market, and taste the Chinese breakfast of champions with this street food tour through the beautiful former French Concession neighborhood. You’ll meet our trusted vendors selling classic local dishes, including the world-famous jianbing (Chinese crepe), steaming baskets of the city’s finest soup dumplings, freshly-pulled noodles and much more.

Date: May 2
Time: 9am-12pm
Price: RMB525
Meeting Point: Xiangyang Park South Gate, 1008 Middle Huaihai Road, by Xiangyang Road (across from the Gucci store) 襄阳公园-南门: 淮海中路1008号近襄阳北路

Hands-On Dumpling Delights

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Are you obsessed with dumplings? On this food tour + cooking class, you’ll get off the beaten path to sample regional varieties of dumplings, from streetside stalls frying up potstickers to mom-and-pop shops serving boiled jiaozi from China’s frigid northeast. After eating your fill, you’ll learn how to make a dim sum specialty from a Chinese chef.

While sampling fried, steamed and boiled dumplings (and a few extra surprises), you’ll make your way through the leafy former French Concession to admire art deco architecture and see how the Shanghainese live. You’ll make intricate Cantonese steamed shrimp dim sum, and leave with a detailed recipe so you can impress your friends and family with your newfound dumpling making skills after your return home.

Date: May 3
Time: 10am-1pm
Price: RMB595
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