Interesting eating choices around Shanghai…
Live shrimp: Yue Lai Jiu Jia
Availability: They’re open 24 hours, but if you’re coming just for this, it’s best to come in the early evening, as they sell out later on.
81 Huanghe Lu, near Fengyang Lu, 6327 1026
Live fish: Spring Summer Autumn Winter
Price: Market price, depending on variety of fish. As a rough guide, expect to pay ¥150-200 per fish.
Availability: As long as there are fish in the tank.
3/F, Minfang Department Store, 593 Fuxing Lu, near Ruijin Lu, 2402 8111
Live octopus: He Lin
Price: ¥15 per octopus.
Availability: November to February is the high season for eating octopus, and during that time you’ll need to call in advance to reserve.
232 Ziteng Lu, near Qingshan Lu, 3431 3930
More at SH the Shanghai Magazine…
Also, here are some great Youtube videos of Squid eating…