UnTour Shanghai is an urban adventure tourism company specializing in culinary food tours. Thanks to consistently high customer feedback, UnTour Shanghai is rated Shanghai’s #1 culinary tour operator by the users of the popular online travel community, TripAdvisor.
A translator by day and marathon runner by… well morning, Kyle has run his way around the world. From Chile to Germany and then back to China because he just can’t resist a bowl of steaming chaomian after a long run, Kyle is working on jogging every street in Shanghai. Since that may take a while, in the meantime he loves showing visitors how runnable Shanghai really can be.
Guide: Monica L.
Six years in China has given Monica a (mostly) healthy obsession for sussing out and tasting local fruits and vegetables – a hobby that coincides with her love of eating and Chinese cuisine. By day Deputy Editor and Food Writer for That’s Shanghai Magazine, by night you’ll find her perusing the streets on her bicycle, devouring an array of high-end and low brow bites.
Guide: Jen H.
Jen’s passionate about food. She loves eating and cooking (but she’s definitely much more adept at eating). When she travels, Jen is mostly concerned about planning out the meals, and then figuring out what sights there are to see around the eateries.
Chief Eating Officer: Jamie
When she’s not eating food, she’s writing about it. The former dining editor of China’s longest running English language magazine, Jamie spends her days finding the city’s best hidden gems and learning secret recipes in the kitchens of the best restaurants. From holes in the wall frying up the best shengjianbao to Michelin starred chefs serving foie gras feasts, she’s always hungry for more.
Guide: Carla B.
‘Passionate about the basics, Carla finds that the realm of philosophy: ‘what is true, what is good and what is just’ should be extended with ‘what’s on the menu today’. If she is not hunting for information in her urban habitat, she can be seen waiting for her CSA veggie basket. ‘
Guide: Mitch C.
Mitch loves food and languages, both of which are reasons he loves living in China. There is always a new dialect, cuisine or dish to learn about. When not cooking, eating or studying random languages, he runs a web design company.