Monday, May 12, 2008

Street food

Since I (still) cannot eat anything today I thought I’d do some self torture and add some yummy looking photos of Shanghai street food. I was recently told that the big street food market near Nanjing Xi Lu metro station (near Shi men lu) has been closed down due to the fact that it is too busy and dirty!? I am so disappointed to hear this. That food market was great; crowded and crammed, cheap and loud –just like food markets should be! Now where should we go to satisfy our cravings for freshly fried dumplings, newly baked wheel cakes and greasy pumpkin treats?

Here’s what doesn’t exist anymore at the old food market in Nanjing Xi Lu…

Wheel cakes -my favorite afternoon treat!

Wheel cakes in the makings

Pumpkin cakes. Greasy but yummy.


Classic 'jiaozi' (dumplings). Another one of my favorites.


From my Eyes said...

Yummy! :-)

Sorry to hear that you got a stomach flu. Hope you get better soon.

Anonymous said...

Why do they have to close them? :(
Those look great...I miss food in China *sigh*
I think my trip back to China is long overdue...

Jonna Wibelius said...

Pingu -I think so too. It's worth coming here just to eat :)