Tag: Shanghai

Bicycle Shops

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Shanghai actually has a reasonable number of high end shops. There is the Trek store near Thumb Plaza and there is also “Bicycleshop.cn”:http://bicycleshop.cn. The prices are the same as the U.S. it looks like at least from the site. They have two locations one is in Pudong. The new shop is on Zhang Yang Lu…

W.W. Chan Tailor

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On the other hand, suits are much cheaper in China than in Hong Kong. “W.W. Chan”:http://www.wwchan.com/ is in the “Jin Mao Shopping Mall”:http://www.jinmao88.com/en/shopping/item/2004_02/793.shtml. They actually have three locations in Shanghai. You can get the finest Italian material and get it made essentially anyway that you want. A really high end suit with two pairs of…

Trek in China

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While driving from the dinner, I saw a “Trek”:http://www.billingsgazette.com/newdex.php?display=rednews/2005/10/13/build/business/54-trek.inc store in China. Apparently late in 2005, they opened a store. Giant (the big Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer is here as well, but only sell low end bicycles), but Trek is going to seel more. Other interesting tidbits are that Trek itself has 35% of the US…

Giant Bicycles China

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!<http://www.giant-bicycles.com/images/_upload_ch/bikes/categories/2006/5Road-Ulrich.jpg!:http://www.giant-bicycles.com/ch/  “Giant”:http://www.giant-bicycles.com/ch/ has a superstore in Shanghai, here is what you can get there. Appears a very limited set of what they offer in the US and they don’t offer their TCR carbon fiber or OCR aluminum high performance road bikes there for instance The two to look at are the TCR 7700 Hybrid and…

Lu Bo Lang Restaurant ?????

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“Lu Bo Lang”:http://www.lubolang.com/ Restaurant (?????) lu4 bo1 lang2 jiu3 lou2 or literally green wave porch) was one of first restaurant we ever visited in Shanghai. It is right next to the famous “Yu Gardens”:http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2761741-yu_gardens_shanghai-i and has been host to lots of Presidents most recently Clinton. There is a huge picture there. They are famous for…

Paradise Garden

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This is right next to the Jinmao and I’d agree, it is a great place for a fancy lunch. The dim sum is very good and they have a very open feeling. By foreign standards it isn’t too expensive and the decor is very, very nice. Pudong Restaurants – Reviews, Photos – VirtualTourist.com Paradise Garden…

City Shop

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!>http://www.cityshop.com.cn/img/logo-new-web.gif!:http://www.cityshop.com.cn “City Shop”:http://www.cityshop.com.cn/ This is a super highend grocer in Shanghai. It is super expensive and convenient. The one we visited was right next to the ??? (Binjiangdian) “Riverside Shop”:http://www.cityshop.com.cn/cityditu-binjiang.htm right in the Citigroup Tower . The prices there are really amazing and it is probably best for produce. The signs say that they are…