Always a good way to start vacation – Mom and I made it to Shanghai Friday night with no issues! An even better way to start vacation though is to snag a reservation for Saturday night at the hottest restaurant in Shanghai!
Ultraviolet by Chef Paul Pairet is an intimate dining experience that combines outrageous food (20+ courses!) with an immersive video experience that completely surrounds the single table for 10 guests (yes, that’s right – only 10 diners a night!). Each course was paired with a beverage (some alcoholic, some not) and a video/music montage designed to excite every sense! To give you a feel for what we experienced, here are a few different scenes that enveloped the room:
Meanwhile, the food was just as beautiful (and delicious)!
I’ll stop now with posting pictures as I took about 200 during the 4 1/2 hour meal! Suffice it to say that it is the best dining event I’ve EVER experienced. I’m not alone as it’s the #1 restaurant in Shanghai according to Conde Nast Traveler, Travel & Leisure, NY Times, Time Out Shanghai and many other noteworthy travel sites.
In fact, it was their reviews that led me to book our seats 3 months out (when reservations are available). If you know you’re going to be in the area, I highly recommend snagging seats at Ultraviolet! I’m ready to go back (although my check book is not! ha ha).