Family, Living in... Shanghai, Uncategorized MUM AND DAD IN SHANGHAI! 30 October 2009

Mum and Dad are here in Shanghai!!

They’re here for a visit, and also for my birthday (which is tomorrow – w00t!!). Tres cool, it’s their first time visiting us here and so it’s hella fun since everything is new for us to discover together. We’ve been going to a TON of places so I’ve given up photographing it all – also because I’ve been there before and already blogged most of ’em 😛 Anyway, these are a few pics we took of our food-eating our way around Shanghai 😉


Mum and Dad walking around our apartment compound

Queuing at the famous Yan’s Fried Dumplings on Wujian Lu (food street), right near where we live

And then buy random street-style food like the oysters cooking there, and lots of meat skewers

Huddled at a small table inside to chow down on our dumplings, oysters, skewers, etc…

These ‘lil babies are hot! But so so so good and filled with tasty soup inside :)~

We also hit the famous Yunnan Lu with lots of restaurants.. where we had “kao yu”

It’s basically a large fish, grilled, then placed in a metal tray with lots of veggies – delish!

We also squeezed in time for facials, manicures, pedicures and foot massages 🙂

Had a great dinner in a lovely Western pub called The Spot.

Their food was freakin’ terrific!!

Their cheesecake too… nom nom nom….

We brought Mum and Dad for dinner at our favourite local Chinese joint, across the road from where we live.

We go SO often they recognise us (not that it’s hard, since Chris is the only non-Asian that goes!)

Totally adorable pic of Mum!!


56 Comments

  • tiffanyx posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    lovely to have them to spend your birthday with you!

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:10 pm

      Ya, so happy about that!

      Reply
  • rubytues posted on October 30, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Happy Birthday! 🙂

    Also Happy Halloween this weekend (in the USA), an excuse to eat some candy!

    Your cheesecake brownies (several posts below) look awesome. Very nice swirls.

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:11 pm

      Heh I’m a halloween baby!
      Have fun eating candy 😀

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  • islegrl posted on October 30, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    Happy Birthday! Wishing you all the best! ^___^

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:16 pm

      Thanks!! 🙂

      Reply
  • rollagirl9 posted on October 30, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Your parents are adorable 🙂

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm

      Hehe I love that last pic of mum – too hilarious!

      Reply
  • starbucksweetie posted on October 30, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    I like your dress in the second last photo.

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:20 pm

      THanks hon:)

      Reply
  • tiffanyx posted on October 30, 2009 at 3:50 pm

    lovely to have them to spend your birthday with you!

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:10 pm

      Ya, so happy about that!

      Reply
  • thienlan posted on October 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    Very sweet!
    Say hi to them for us! Will be thinking about you by the pool in our villa in Maui hehehe
    Big hugs to the bday girl!

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:23 pm

      Soooo nice I am envious! Can’t wait to see pics 🙂

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  • rubytues posted on October 30, 2009 at 6:33 pm

    Happy Birthday! 🙂

    Also Happy Halloween this weekend (in the USA), an excuse to eat some candy!

    Your cheesecake brownies (several posts below) look awesome. Very nice swirls.

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:11 pm

      Heh I’m a halloween baby!
      Have fun eating candy 😀

      Reply
  • j0s1e267 posted on October 31, 2009 at 2:48 am

    Happy Birthday in advance!
    Everything looks soooooooooooooooooo yummy!
    You are looking fab in your Pucci dress!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:25 pm

      Thanks so much sweetie, and welcome back!

      Reply
  • good_lenchik posted on October 31, 2009 at 3:01 am



    Wish you a wonderful birthday with your family and many presents and nice surprises! Lots of joy and happiness!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:37 pm

      Aww thanks hon, what a sweet pic!

      Reply
  • irene82 posted on October 31, 2009 at 3:41 am

    How sweet that you get to spend your birthday with your parents! 🙂 Happy birthday again!

    I noticed you guys aren’t wearing jackets! It’s not cold yet in Shanghai?!

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm

      NOoo not at all, it’s WARM! Mid-20s (celcius)… gorgeous weather 🙂

      Reply
  • islegrl posted on October 30, 2009 at 8:04 pm

    Happy Birthday! Wishing you all the best! ^___^

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:16 pm

      Thanks!! 🙂

      Reply
  • marmalade81 posted on October 31, 2009 at 5:13 am

    Happy Birthday Bev!

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm

      Whee thanks hon!

      Reply
  • korobe posted on October 31, 2009 at 5:21 am

    Happy Birthday Girl!

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    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:02 am

      THank you! 🙂

      Reply
  • rollagirl9 posted on October 30, 2009 at 9:57 pm

    Your parents are adorable 🙂

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    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:19 pm

      Hehe I love that last pic of mum – too hilarious!

      Reply
  • starbucksweetie posted on October 30, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    I like your dress in the second last photo.

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:20 pm

      THanks hon:)

      Reply
  • catpuccino posted on October 31, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Happy birthday!
    And man I miss those dumplings! :o( Nom nom nom…

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    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:03 am

      It’s really weird AU doesn’t have em… such a shame!

      Reply
  • thienlan posted on October 30, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    Very sweet!
    Say hi to them for us! Will be thinking about you by the pool in our villa in Maui hehehe
    Big hugs to the bday girl!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:23 pm

      Soooo nice I am envious! Can’t wait to see pics 🙂

      Reply
  • thefragrantelf posted on October 31, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Happy Birthday love! So glad your parents are there with you!!

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    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:07 am

      Yeah so fun that they’re here, and that we’re all in Shanghai – tres fun!

      Reply
  • j0s1e267 posted on October 31, 2009 at 2:48 am

    Happy Birthday in advance!
    Everything looks soooooooooooooooooo yummy!
    You are looking fab in your Pucci dress!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:25 pm

      Thanks so much sweetie, and welcome back!

      Reply
  • good_lenchik posted on October 31, 2009 at 3:01 am



    Wish you a wonderful birthday with your family and many presents and nice surprises! Lots of joy and happiness!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:37 pm

      Aww thanks hon, what a sweet pic!

      Reply
  • irene82 posted on October 31, 2009 at 3:41 am

    How sweet that you get to spend your birthday with your parents! 🙂 Happy birthday again!

    I noticed you guys aren’t wearing jackets! It’s not cold yet in Shanghai?!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm

      NOoo not at all, it’s WARM! Mid-20s (celcius)… gorgeous weather 🙂

      Reply
  • marmalade81 posted on October 31, 2009 at 5:13 am

    Happy Birthday Bev!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on October 31, 2009 at 1:40 pm

      Whee thanks hon!

      Reply
  • korobe posted on October 31, 2009 at 5:21 am

    Happy Birthday Girl!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:02 am

      THank you! 🙂

      Reply
  • catpuccino posted on October 31, 2009 at 7:27 am

    Happy birthday!
    And man I miss those dumplings! :o( Nom nom nom…

    Reply
    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:03 am

      It’s really weird AU doesn’t have em… such a shame!

      Reply
  • thefragrantelf posted on October 31, 2009 at 9:41 am

    Happy Birthday love! So glad your parents are there with you!!

    Reply
    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:07 am

      Yeah so fun that they’re here, and that we’re all in Shanghai – tres fun!

      Reply
  • Anonymous posted on October 31, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    your dad looks like chris in that photo of him
    eating the dumpling ! – lol

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    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:07 am

      Hee they’re both cute!

      Reply
  • Anonymous posted on October 31, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    your dad looks like chris in that photo of him
    eating the dumpling ! – lol

    Reply
    • beverly posted on November 1, 2009 at 11:07 am

      Hee they’re both cute!

      Reply

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