Re-defining Mall Dining: Oriental House

If you’re part of the Shanghai F&B industry or affiliated to it or even just a foodie, you will have noticed that many great restaurants are being pushed to move into malls and commercial complexes. It’s a government-led effort to make Shanghai cleaner and safer (?), with street-front businesses being shut down or losing their…

OH MY LAMB: Xinjiang Food at Miss Ali

Miss Ali is everything you need from a Xinjiang restaurant: tasty meats, big sharing portions with liberal amounts of seasoning and reasonable prices. The highlights of our tasting menu were definitely the lamb meat dishes (described below) and a stunning, crispy, addictive fried chicken with non-spicy deep fried red chilly chips. Lamb skewers come at…