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SAMFAINA Resto & Gastro Bar

Samfaina Resto & Gastrobar is packed with trendy Shanghainese every night. 
532 Fuxing Middle Road | Near Ruijin Er Road, Shanghai, China

The Overview

With vintage newspaper menus and a spare, industrial interior, Samfaina would almost be too trendy… if the food weren’t so good. The man behind the inventive dishes is Francesc Fernández Almodóvar, who already built a reputation for edgy cuisine at El Patio. The chef may be Catalonian, but don’t expect your standard selection of tapas here. Instead, the emphasis is on premium Spanish ingredients—Iberian pork and imported seafood feature prominently—with the kind of molecular-gastro flourishes that once put El Bulli on the map. Try the Joselito Ham & Pa Amb Tomàquet V.2.0, a reinterpretation of the classic wherein ham-stuffed miniature “baguettes” of fermented dough are chased with shots of spiced tomato juice.

Telephone: +86 21 5352 1361



Published on Feb 10, 2014

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