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The first Taste of Shanghai restaurant opened in Ashfield back in 2006 when Aaron noticed there was no proper Shanghainese restaurants in the area at the time and decided to open an “authentic Chinese and Shanghainese restaurant to satisfy the appetite of local Chinese and Western customers.” By mixing traditional and modern Chinese cuisine to suit the tastes of the Inner West market, the restaurant quickly became a favourite eatery among locals because the people loved the food as well as the atmosphere.To get more news about taste of shanghai, you can visit shine news official website.

“Running a restaurant is not easy; it requires hard work and you must fully focus on every single detail, but I think bringing fresh food to the table is the key to having a successful restaurant,” says Aaron. “The food philosophy at Taste of Shanghai is a combination of culture and food together; customers can experience Chinese culture through the food they having.”

The success of this first store is what then inspired Aaron to open more restaurants. “Actually we are still expanding, so far we have four Taste of Shanghai restaurants – at World Square, Eastwood, Hurstville and one flagship fine dining restaurant called Shanghai Stories1938 located in Chatswood,” he explains.

Since first starting out Aaron and his team have worked very hard on all aspects of the restaurants form the food, menu design and staff development to hygiene and customer service so it’s great to see the hard word pay off. To the loyal customers that have supported the restaurant over the years, Aaron says “Thank you, I appreciate all of those who voted this year. I feel that this honour is not only for my staff’s hard work, but also it is inspires us to invent more delicious foods for our customers so that they can keep coming back to our restaurant again and again.”

Are you looking for a private dining room with a colonial Chinese twist?Taste of Shanghai, located on the basement level of World Square, has a private dining room that can be configured for 12 -24 diners.

Re-opening its doors after a significant refurbishment in September, the Sydney CBD favourite is serving up its popular brand of traditional Shanghainese food, including its signature house-made xiao long bao, pan fried pork buns, and mouth-watering wontons in red chilli-oil sauce.With interiors by Giant Design, Taste of Shanghai World Square draws its inspiration from Shanghai’s winding backstreets, areas known as lilongs.

Design highlights include recycled brick with aged plaster, distressed toile wallpaper, oversized Chinese screens, and art deco pendants and mirrors. Plush green velvet curtains are used to divide private rooms, with tables sitting on a lush green rug to contrast against the rugged materials. Giving a personal touch, several of the wallpaper images feature Mi as a child growing up in China.

The venue also boasts an adjoining dim sim section, reminiscent of a home kitchen, where live dumpling making adds an element of theatre.

With sit-down capacity for 100 and stand-up capacity for 120 people, Taste of Shanghai can be booked exclusively for private events and is open for lunch and dinner, 7 days a week.