Emporium’s lofty third-floor food court is the home of many fashionable food establishments, and New Shanghai is no exception. Hit the slippery, pork-filled ‘shepherd’s purse’ wontons with chilli oil and a dribble of peanut butter for a modern spin on classic flavours.
New Shanghai, Ashfield: a modern, clean-tasting and fresh northern Chinese dumpling place that's focused on design as well as great dumplings. We have all seen the ubiquitous Chinese dumpling house.
Catch a peek at how your dumplings are made in their live dumpling making theatre as you enjoy a taste from one of the main players in Sydney's booming dumpling scene.
New Shanghai serves up an intriguing and comprehensive selection of Chinese dishes.
We got the gong for the best buns from the SMH Good Food Guide reviewers.
The Epicure lift out in The Age reports the opening of New Shanghai's first restaurant in Melbourne.
"Does Melbourne need more dumplings? Don't be ridiculous. Of course we do. And New Shanghai is serving up some of the city's best."
This chain, which specialises in Shanghainese-style dumplings, started in Ashfield and is now ubiquitous where good food is found, including dual Chatswood locations.
You can watch New Shanghai's dumpling makers as they roll wrappers then stuff and pleat a wide range of dummplings.
The restaurant boasts consumer favourites such as Xiao Long Bao, prawn wontons with chilli oil, peanut and sesame sauce and a range of dumplings.
Dumplings are the major magnet and you can watch them being expertly tucked and pleated by the chefs in the glassed-in kitchen
We were awarded the highest accolade among Sydney's cheap eats - 3 stars out of 3.
Our New Shanghai restaurant in Chatswood Chase was named the 'exotic local' by the team on board Rex.