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A good place to look for restaurants is in the small streets just north of Wusong River. Another place is Hankou Lu, just north of the Park Hotel.

Generally recommended is the 50 Hankou Road Bar and Restaurant. It serves neoclassical continatal cuisine in a very unique ambience.

Seafood is famous in Shanghai, so don't miss it. Try Fortuna Seafood Restaurant at 3F 111 Tian Mu Xi Lu, East China Hotel. Tel 6317 5999.

The largest aquarium at Shanghai is to be seen at the Forum Palace Seafood Restaurant at 4F 188 Huai Hai Zhong Lu. Tel 6382 608, Fax 6358 5377.

To sample Dim Sum, have a look at Fu Lin Xuan Restaurant at 37 Si Nan Lu. Tel 6358 3699, 6372 1777.

Hot Pot is served in Meiqi Restaurant at 210 Wu Lu Mu Qi Zhong Lu. Tel 6433 5985.

A real Chinese restaurant where you even have to order in Chinese (well, you could just point out the most beautiful characters) is the Lulu Restaurant at 69 Shi Men Lu. Tel 6258 5645.

The Gap (Ground Floor, Jing Ming Building, 8 Zun Yi Nan Lu, Hongqiao, Tel 6278 2900, 6278 0248, 6278 0249) and the Gap II (127 Mao Ming Nan Lu, Tel 6433 9028) serve good Chinese food in nice surroundings. They feature live music on weekends.

The first Indian restaurant in Shanghai, the Tandoor Restaurant serves authentic traditional Indian food. Adr: Jin Jiang Hotel, 59 Mao Ming Nan Lu. Tel 6258 2582-9301, 6472 5494.

Favored by many foreign student of Fudan University is Mister Pizza at 260 Zheng Tong Lu. Tel 6549 2381.

One of the best Italian restaurants (two in fact) with decent prices is the Pasta Fresca da Salvatore. There are two outlets, one at 115 Chang Shu Lu, Tel 6248 1705 and the other in the Hongqiao Friendship Shopping Center at No. 6 Zunyi Nan Lu, Tel 6270 4693.

The Jurassic Pub features a Tepanaki grill. It also has a good bar. Address: 8 Mao Min Nan Lu. Tel 6258 3758.

Germans might prefer Ch Euro's which serves German dishes. There are many special events. Inquire. Location: 1800 (S2) Zhng Shan Lu. Tel 6439 6010, Fax 6439 6285.

The small, but nice Red Rhino is a French-style bistro, serving both, French and Chinese dishes. Adr: 1354 Yan'an Zhong Lu, Tel 6217 4021.

For authentic Mexican snacks and decor, have a look at Ay Caramba, at 280 Cao Xi (N) Lu. Tel 6438 6700 ext 503.

Another Mexican restaurant is the inexpensive Badlands, at 939 Yanan Zhong Lu. Tel 6273 9334.

The Viva Elpopo also serves Mexican food. Adr: 12, Lane 19. Gubel New Area.

An American Restaurant specializing in spare ribs is the Tony Roma's in the Shanghai Center at 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu.

Of course there is also a Hard Rock Cafe in Shanghai. It serves dinner until 10 pm. There is also a bar and a disco. Address: Shanghai Center Retail Plaza, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu.