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Top Choice Food in The Bund & People's Square

Shànghǎi No 1 Food Store

Brave the crowds to check out the amazing variety of dried meats, mushrooms, ginseng, chicken feet and sea cucumber, as well as more tempting snacks including sunflower seeds, nuts, dried fruit, moon cakes and tea. …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Túnxī

Xiè Yù Dà Tea

Old St is lined with tea shops but Xiè Yù Dà Tea is the real deal, founded by Xie Zhengan (1838–1910) – the man who first marketed Huángshān's now famous máofēng (毛峰) tea. Literally 'fur peak', the subtle, slightly …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Central District

Kowloon Soy Company

The shop (c 1917) for artisanal soy sauce, premier cru Chinese miso and other high-quality condiments; it also sells preserved eggs (pei darn, 皮蛋) and pickled ginger (suen geung, 酸姜) which are often served together …
Top Choice Food in Ginza & Tsukiji

Akomeya

Rice is at the core of Japanese cuisine and drink. This stylish store sells not only many types of the grain but also products made from it (such as sake), a vast range of quality cooking ingredients and a choice co…
Top Choice Drinks in West Shànghǎi

Tiānshān Tea City

Running low on loose-leaf oolong and aged pū'ēr cakes? This three-storey sprawl is hands down the largest collection of tea shops in the city. Taste-test a few to see what you like before you purchase. You probably …
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Asakusa & Sumida River

Marugoto Nippon

Think of this as a modern mini department store, showcasing the best of Japan's best in terms of speciality food and drink (ground floor) and arts and crafts (2nd floor). There are also plenty of tasting samples, an…
Top Choice Food & Drinks in Leh

Dzomsa

Fill up drinking-water bottles here (₹7 per L). Dzomsa also offers an environmentally friendly laundry service (₹95 per kg), fresh apricot and buckthorn juices (₹20/80 per glass/L), and a range of local products and…
Top Choice Drinks in Kurashiki

Tsuneki Tea Shop

Follow the earthy aroma of roasting leaves to this specialist tea shop, where a machine in front churns out fresh hōjicha (roasted green tea) to be sold by the bag. You can also buy mugicha (barley tea), and tea-bre…
Food in Jodhpur

MV Spices

The most famous spice shop in Jodhpur (and believe us, there are lots of pretenders!), MV Spices has several small branches around town, including one at Meherangarh, that are run by the seven daughters of the found…
Food in Jakar

Yoser Lhamo Shop

Yoser Lhamo is the main outlet for the Swiss Farm enterprises. The shop sells Red Panda beer, apple juice, peach brandy and apple or honey wine, as well as soft Gouda or hard Emmental cheese at Nu 600 per kilogram. …