The owner/manager team brings an international feel to the little eatery. One hailing from Malaysia, and the other from Seattle, they bring a unique feel to the Shanghai dining experience. Both are very friendly chaps, and can hold a good conversation with guests, whether in English or Mandarin.
Right inside the door to The House of Flour, I was thrilled to find a shelf full of books with the Bookcrossing label on them. I picked up a collection of fantasy short stories to take with me, and will surely leave something else there when I next visit the place.