Shanghai is today one of the main food capitals of China. As you would expect from a financial might, the city is teeming with excess and glitz, with a food scene that is both exciting and modern.
China’s largest city is home to an equally immense food culture, with every neighborhood dotted with tiny stalls and restaurants with sizzling woks serving delicious platters ranging from traditional Shanghai fare to haute cuisine.
Starting Monday, June 28 and inspired by Oriental Chinese cuisine, Chef Nico Simeone and his team at Six by Nico restaurants have created a modern interpretation of classic dishes, incorporating a variety of sweet and subtly spicy flavor combinations that are can find in Shanghai.
The new six courses’SHANGHAI‘ the tasting menu includes CHAR SIU PORK MANTU BUN STEAM – Chili oil, crispy ginger, marinated mushrooms; CHICKEN DEZHOU – Fennel, Shimiji, Onion Crumb; MUSHROOM MEDICINE – Enoki Crackling, King Oyster, Porcini Crêpe; COD SATAY – Cod Fillet, Satay, Buckwheat Noodles, Puffed Rice; BLACK BUF & BROCCOLI –
Choy Sum, Pickled Ginger, Beef Cheek Potsticker.
The Shanghai menu ends on a sweet note with A MATCHA MADE IN THE SKY – Matcha & Lychee Cream, Raspberry, White Chocolate.
The vegetarian alternative offers six delicious dishes from ‘STEAMED CAULIFLOWER MANTOU BUN – Kung Pao, roasted vegetable sauce; SHIITAKE SILVER BAGS
Crispy wontons, roasted onion broth, pickled ginger, chili oil; MUSHROOM MEDICINE – Enoki Crackling, King Oyster, Cep Pancake; POTATO SATAY – Potato fondant, satay sauce, buckwheat noodles, roasted peanuts; TERIYAKI RTI BROCCOLI – Broccoli, sesame and chili jam, jar sticker, Teriyaki sauce and UN MATCHA MADE IN HEAVEN
Matcha & Lychee Cream, Raspberry, White Chocolate.
Chef Nico Simeone said:
“Shanghai has one of the best and most distinct cuisines in China. Food is an important part of Chinese social life, and we hope that with our new Shanghai menu, some of your favorite memories of your trip to Shanghai, whether for 24 hours or a week, can be reimagined in our restaurant ”.
Guests can reserve a table now for ‘SHANGHAI ‘. Open from noon, Monday through Sunday, each six-course menu will be available from noon to late. The menu will be priced at £ 32 * per person with the option of enjoying an expertly selected food and wine pairing for an additional £ 26 at each restaurant. A vegetarian alternative is available for each dish, as well as’ SHANGHAI‘ accompaniments inspired by snacks. * Please note that the price for London Fitzrovia is £ 37 per person and £ 33 for food and wine pairings.
‘SHANGHAI’ will run from From Monday June 28 to Sunday August 8, 2021 at Six by Nico Glasgow Finnieston, Glasgow Southside, Edinburgh City Center, Manchester City Center, Liverpool City Center, Belfast Cathedral Quarter and London Fitzrovia.