This lane has stood since 1923, one of Shanghai’s earliest food streets. Once a residential street surrounded by shikumen houses, Zhapu Lu blew up in the 1990s with more than 100 restaurants. Today the street is rather desolate, with many businesses closed and buildings demolished for urban renewal.
This historic theater up in Hongkou was once a temple, then it was Chinatown, now it's a bubbling club/lounge/bar regularly hosting cabaret theater shows. It's a really beautiful old space with a gallery and theater boxes, with a real feeling of...
The re-birthed German fine dining restaurant in partnership with the Paulaner group, returned after the original on Binjiang Dadao closed in 2018. Still white table-cloth environment and nice views over the river, except in Hongkou.
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