Unpretentious and delicious Shanghainese cooking
One of the world's great dishes, Beijing duck served in China's capital has precious little to do with the dish that is served under the same name elsewhere in the world. Made in a complex and time-consuming manner, the slicing is a form of art, and the texture and flavour of the best versions are second to none. Here is a selection of our favourite places.
The Paris of the Orient
Shanghai has seen a remarkable change for the better in its restaurant scene over the past decade. It is now easy to find the finest local delicacies next to idiosyncratic restaurants of global inspiration.
Ivan Li's restaurant might be in an unlikely location, but the food is worth the journey to the outskirts of Beijing