What is Shanghai like to expatriates? The newly released video series “Shanghai through Our Eyes” that presents the city through the eyes of expatriates, who live in Shanghai, would probably help with the answer.
Italian expatriate Andrea Calducci, head chef of Centouno, an Italian restaurant at the J Hotel in Shanghai Tower. Calducci has lived in Shanghai for around two years and sees the city as both his home and his future. “I try to deliver modern Italian dishes by mixing a lot of Chinese ingredients,” said Calducci. Calducci considers that there are certain similarities between Italian and Chinese cuisine. He takes the example of spaghetti, a well-received Italian cuisine that originated from China.