Overseas – China

Shanghai's Nanxiang - 3 Levels of Xiao Long Bao

Xiao Long Bao is available all over Shanghai, with varying qualities. Most had thick chewy skin, and you kind of wondered if there was paper in the fillings. But there were some street side stalls that would throw off your footing, swearing to bring some back if you ever could. Shanghai’s most celebrated Xiao Long Bao could be found at 南翔馒头店, within the charming Yu Yuan 豫园 at the Old Town God’s Temple precinct. Amongst the scenic buildings, exquisite Jiuqu bridge, old trees who spoke stories and red autumn leaves, you could see one long queue. One really......

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