Old Shanghai teahouse, tiger year to move to a new home!Old Shanghai food Culture Exhibition, full of memories

2022-08-05 0 By

The old Shanghai teahouse, known as the “old Shanghai time machine”, has moved to a new location in the year of the Tiger.On February 4, 2022, the old Shanghai Teahouse, originally located on Fangbang Middle Road of Yuyuan Garden, will open for trial operation at the new site (27th floor, Bohong Building, No. 495 Jiangning Road).At the same time as the trial opening, the exhibition of old Shanghai food Culture will also be launched.The exhibition is co-organized by the Old Shanghai Teahouse and the Oriental City Lounge.The audience can experience Shanghai’s food culture in the 1930s and 1940s.The exhibition includes tableware and recipes from Shanghai hotels in the 1930s and 1940s, such as the Peace Hotel, Shanghai Club, Bellermann Hotel, Yangtze Hotel and so on.Menus from the International Hotel, Richard’s, Xiaoxiang Restaurant and the very rare 1936 Shanghai Rotary Club banquet are prominently listed.Many “food” cultural exhibits also appeared in the exhibition, such as chocolate machine, flour machine, ice cream machine, ice cream machine and so on.According to the introduction, the exhibition includes many museum-level exhibits.For example, the original half bottle of the special rare soda and its transport wooden case and so on.There are also nostalgic packaged biscuits such as Gwansheng, Salem, Mabaoshan and Taichang.In the exhibition, there is a porcelain hotpot of the Republic of China, and a landscape pastel with chrysanthemum patterns, just like a delicate and elegant work of art.And the hand-painted guangming wooden boxes that the Popsicle men used to pack cold drinks on the street. Did you hear the cries?There are too many exhibits to count, reminding people of the culinary memories of Shanghai’s old people.