Monthly Archives: July 2013

Shanghai Brewery

It looks like I may be simply posting about restaurants now.  I’ll try to post about something more culturally relevant next time. The other night, we went to the Shanghai Brewery, which is in the French Concession, if I remember … Continue reading

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Qinghai Restaurant Down the Block

When most people think of China, they think of the typical Mandarin, Han culture, or maybe Cantonese.  The minorities of China and the many diverse cultures are generally ignored.  But after about two weeks of going to restaurants that have … Continue reading

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Yuyuan or Yu Garden [Image Heavy]

While I’m still writing about the area near the City Temple, I’ll also write about the Yu Garden, which is in the same area, though we went there on a different day.  The Yu Garden is very beautiful and unexpectedly … Continue reading

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Shanghai City Temple Part II

Sorry my last post was cut off so abruptly and posted before I was able to go through and edit anything–sloppier than usual.  So let me finish talking about the area around the temple.  To put it bluntly, it’s a … Continue reading

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Shanghai City Temple

It’s a shame to say, but the area around the temple is actually more interesting than the temple itself. I’ll start by talking about the temple anyway. It was smaller than I expected and I have a feeling that it’s … Continue reading

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Zhujiajiao [Image Heavy]

We’ve all heard Psy’s “Gangnam Style” by now, probably more times than we would like to admit.  But apparently in China, they have what they call “Jiangnan Style,” which is the opposite of flashy, trendy, new–all things associated with Gangnam.  … Continue reading

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