54-60 Wujiang Lu,
near Nanjing Xi Lu
The Yang's Fry chain is, if not the originator, then clearly the benchmark for Shanghai's homegrown pan-fried pork dumpling, the shengjian bao. They're a stone-cold Shanghainese street food classic, and a cousin to Shanghai's more famous soup dumpling, the xiaolongbao. The puffy dumplings, with a thick, bready skin sprinkled with sesame seeds and chopped spring onions, are shallow-fried in wide...