Shanghai Dumpling Tour & Cooking Class

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10:00 AM
By Request
Shanghai, Jiashan Rd Metro
Shanghai, Jiashan Rd Metro

This food tour includes both a sampling of local dumplings, plus the opportunity to try your hand at making them yourself with a one-hour cooking lesson finale.

About this Journey

This food tour includes both a sampling of local dumplings, plus the opportunity to try your hand at making them yourself with a one-hour cooking lesson finale.

From street side stalls frying up potstickers to mom-and-pop shops serving boiled jiaozi we’ll try the best dumplings Shanghai has to offer.

While sampling fried, steamed and boiled dumplings (and a few extra surprises), we’ll make our way through the leafy former French Concession to admire art deco architecture and see how the local Shanghainese live. After eating your fill, you’ll learn how to make a dim sum specialty from a Chinese chef. 

*Please note, this tour requires a minimum of 6 people (adults) to run.

What We Love
  • - Watching potstickers fried streetside
  • - Learning the history behind the dishes
  • - Making our own dumplings


  • 3 Hours


  • 10:00 AM Please inquire for upcoming dates.


  • Walking 1.2 miles (2 km)

What’s Included:

  • Local Guide
  • Welcome Packet
  • 8-9 Local Dishes
  • Chinese Beer, Liquor, Soft Drinks & Bottled Water
  • Cooking class plus the recipes to take home

What’s Excluded:

  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Transportation to and from start and end points
  • Expenses of a personal nature

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