The art of mixing comfortable food with modern inventions.
On some level, we all understand that food can trigger emotion, that certain tastes and aromas can excite us, transport us, make us feel warm and nurtured. Dishes we group under "comfort food" aren't comforting in and of themselves, but in the way they return us to memories of when food meant safety and love.
In a hundred-year-old mansion, located in the middle of Shanghai´s oldest villas where the Shanghai elite clustered back in the days, you can find " Sinan Jiangyan’s MOTT539". In this three-storied mansion owned by Kung Hsiang-hsi and his wife Eling Soong, you can find a restaurant providing delicacies and a taste of 1920s’ Shanghai.
Here the latest spring menu by award-winning executive chef Dejian Zhang presents courses that link comfortable traditional Chinese dishes from Yangtze River with modern inventions. On the menu you can find Foie Gras Terrine with Puffer Jelly, Pickpurse Puffer Soup, Lotus Sliced Puffer Fish, Royal Shrimp Balls, Bamboo Shoots Fried Sea Cucumber, East Star Sea Fish and for those with a sweet tooth, Mott 539 Afternoon Tea Set has eastern and western 2 versions: Mandarin Goose Liver, Huaiyang Style Brine Goose, or you can pick Macarons, Rum Truffle Balls.
A place of the few in Shanghai that focuses on bringing fresh food to your plate from direct suppliers.
Indulge yourself with premium Yangtze River Fish and other seafood dishes from the menu as according to ancient Chinese food reviews, these delicacies have the magical power to “eclipse any food in the world.”
Address: Middle Fuxing Road 539 Sinan Jiangyan in Sinan Mansion, Shanghai, China.