Shanghai never lacks any luxurious restaurants but sometimes tiny and low-key restaurants are even more charming to me with its unexpected delicacies and talented chef. OSTRA recently welcomed a new Japanese executive chef Hirata Hiroki and relaunched with a brand-new concept.
Wang Yong has the ability to reinterpret street food and turn it into fine dining. He is able to find a great balance between use of general and high-end ingredients, also able to find inspiration from Western cuisine and apply it to Chinese cuisine, deconstruct and apply it to his own Chinese dishes.
China is the first country to resume life in this new normal and due to the excellent preventative measures put in place early on, has been successful in controlling and limiting the spread of the coronavirus, allowing many restaurants to reopen.
A big closure has been announced, with Hakkasan Shanghai closing its doors for good effective Monday April 13. Bund No. 3 and No. 18 were previously the two most popular buildings on the Bund. Faced with the expensive rents, the loss of tourists due to the epidemic, Hakkasan's permanent closure is no doubt a warning sign. Moreover, the Studio Frantzen, which was expected to open on the Bund 5 in March, is now pending without further information.
For the first meal with my foodie friends since the restart of restaurants, we chose Oriental House off menu as before. It filled me with great joy when the fresh flavor of seafood floated up from the restaurant, which served as a warmly consolation to me since I am not able to travel to eat in short term. “Tasty food surely changes life！”
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