culinary tour

Lamb Overload: Street Food in Xinjiang

After spending two weeks in Xinjiang, I’ve eaten more than my fair share of lamb. In fact after returning to Shanghai, I almost considered going vegetarian for a couple weeks just to recalibrate the cosmic seesaw that is my digestive … Read More

Eating Bitter(Melon): The Cure for Gout?

When you live to eat, one of the worst afflictions you could ever suffer from is undoubtedly gout. Once known as “The Disease of Kings”, gout is usually brought on by a diet rich in purines, found often in offal … Read More

Shanghai Ranks in Top 5 Cities for Foodies!

According to CNNGo, Shanghai is the fifth best vacation destination for foodies. And while we’re not going to argue with them about their top selection of London (for its offal?! I mean, we love our Weird Meat from tip to tail … Read More

What To Do With Parents in Town in Shanghai

‘Tis the season for friends, family, and loved ones to start visiting all of us living, working, and studying in China. One of the questions we always hear is “What do I do with my parents for a week in … Read More

UnTour Shanghai Adds Weekly Oodles of Noodles Tour

Solo travelers who love noodles can rejoice! Due to high demand and sheer love of pasta, We have added the Oodles of Noodles option to our (now) four-strong list of weekly tours that are open to the public! While the … Read More