The Chinses cuisine is probably the single most famous cuisine all over the world. The number of dishes on offer globally are extensive, imagine what all you can have in Shanghai! You just have to try the original dumplings here, since you've probably had them every where. Seafood and poultry are also popular. Try the steamed crab and the pepper duck as well. Shanghai has limitless fast food joints, including all international giants like KFC, McDonald's, Domino's, Pizza Hut and so on. Many restaurants all over China and in many of the hotels also serve many international cuisines. So you'll be spoilt for choice in terms of food here.