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Shanghai culinary walks

Culinary Backstreets is proud to partner with the highly rated UnTour Shanghai, offering visitors and expats alike the opportunity to truly eat like a local. The walks are designed to showcase the best of Shanghai’s hidden gems and historic back alleys, taking guests to authentic hole-in-the-wall eateries that are equal parts delicious, enlightening and exciting. With several different culinary walks, guests can specialize their eating experiences in Shanghai’s famous dumpling scene, hidden noodle joints, street food markets and much more. Click here to compare our Shanghai routes.

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Hands-On Dumpling Delights

Hands-On Dumpling Delights

$85 US/person
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: Max 8
  • Start/End: 10:00am ~1:00pm
  • Duration: about 3.0 hours

Our original dumplings tour, with a cooking class! For more than 2,000 years, Chinese chefs and home cooks have been perfecting dumplings in all their delicious bite-sized forms. Carried abroad by Silk Road travelers over the centuries, dumplings are popular around the world, but nothing tops the original! Explore this Shanghai tour

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Street Eats Night Markets

Street Eats Night Markets

$75 US/person
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: Max. 10
  • Start: 7pm, sometimes 8pm and 6pm
  • Duration: about 3.0 hours

When the sun goes down, the woks fire up along the streets of Shanghai’s night markets. See for yourself why no one can resist the temptations of the city’s diverse after dark delicacies. On this tour, we’ll head to two of the city’s liveliest night markets. Explore this Shanghai tour

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Street Eats Breakfast

Street Eats Breakfast

$75 US/person
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: Max 8
  • Start/End: 8:00am ~11:00am hrs
  • Duration: about 3.0 hours

Wake up with the city to taste the Chinese breakfast of champions. We’ll mingle with water calligraphers and tai chi masters, taste Chinese breakfast dishes made right in front of your eyes at local street stalls and learn the true meaning of fresh at a wet market. Explore this Shanghai tour

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