How to eat a Shanghai Dumpling

The shengjian bao or pan-fried pork dumpling are a Shanghainese street food classic. Firstly memorize this symbol for Yang's dumplings. They are a chain and have branches all over the city but that shouldn't put you off - their branches are crammed with locals, whatever the hour, as they are considered the benchmark for shengjian … Continue reading How to eat a Shanghai Dumpling

The Great Bun-Fight

Per capita, I think Wellington punches well above its weight for sheer number of different great eateries. Not even really trying, you have several fantastic options on most streets. Some are hidden away and need a local's recommendation, but then lo and behold, the ultimate Wellington foodie festival, Wellington on a Plate; with fantastic restaurants … Continue reading The Great Bun-Fight