Hoppy Time! Stone Brewing has Landed in Shanghai

Greatly anticipated new opening, at least among the craft beer loving community, Stone Brewing has landed in Shanghai. Taking up the huge space next to Cannery on the rapidly developing Yuyuan Lu stretch, Stone Brewing offers a virtually endless craft beer program and solid, well-calibered American comfort food.

Take a Peek at New Boutique Hotel, The Shanghai EDITION

Highly anticipated and hyped new boutique hotel The Shanghai EDITION, is now open on Nanjing Dong Lu, near Henan Lu, a stone’s throw from The Bund. Obviously I had to go take a look, and was lucky enough to receive a complete tour by Eddy Ding, the affable Signature Restaurant and Bar Lounge General Manager….

Best New Restaurants of 2018 (So Far!)

This year has definitely been a success in terms of great new restaurant openings. Among Asia’s prominent F&B hubs, Shanghai has been taking it to the next level as the influence of Michelin Guide and The World’s 50 Best lists is growing in Mainland China. More and more chefs are aiming to being recognized by…

Food with Character in a Stylish Ambiance: Blackbird Nails It!

OHA Design, the design and architecture firm behind OHA Eatery and Bar No. 3, is bringing Blackbird back to life at new lifestyle hub Columbia Circle. As you enter and walk deeper into the Changning commercial complex, you’ll soon notice a stunning glass building. Designed by acclaimed Dutch architect and Harvard professor Rem Koolhaas, Blackbird’s…

New Stuff All Shanghai Foodies Need to Know

While I’m preparing my list of favorite new restaurants that opened in 2018 so far, I thought of giving you a quick update on some juicy news and latest discoveries. So here’s a list of stuff all Shanghai respectable foodies need to know (and eat!). Taian Table has launched their 2.0 menu concept. From now,…

Tested and Re-Tested: Canton Table Wins the Cantonese Food Game.

Canton Table is the latest addition to the Three on the Bund family, and what I consider one of my favorite restaurant openings in the past (too many) months. It’s so good after the invited tasting I had to immediately go back with friends, and I’m looking forward to my next visit already. The vast…

Fresh Off the Boat: LAGO by Julian Serrano at the Bellagio Hotel.

Who hasn’t heard of the opening of LAGO by Julian Serrano, raise your hand! Oh, everyone has… Even if many foodies have heard of this new restaurant opening, it’s nevertheless exciting news: the Bellagio Hotel will be hosting a branch of famous Como Lake inspired LA restaurant. Hotel dining is ramping up in Shanghai like…

CUIVRE Keeps it Fresh (and French!) with their New Delicious Menu

CUIVRE has been in the hearts and bellies of Shanghai residents since 2011 which, in this lightening-fast developing and ever-changing dining scene, pretty much means they’ve been around for ages. And with French cuisine being one of the most popular around, it’s tough to stay relevant and fresh for such an established business. It was…

Italian Food for the Open-Minded – Mercato by Jean Georges.

Mercato is one of the pillars of Shanghai dining scene since 2012, when Jean Georges Vongerichten was asked by Three on the Bund to help bring another high quality food concept to the building. Having an Italian name, Mercato has been on the radar of the Italian community whom have long complained about the venue not serving…

Urban Lifestyle – Staycation at Mandarin Oriental

A staycation is defined as a mini-holiday in the same place of residence, or in its vicinities. After reading an ad on Shanghaiist about Mandarin Oriental staycation offer, I decided to hop on the trend and book me and my boyfriend a one-night package for our 5th anniversary.

9 Great Lunch Set Deals in Jing’an

Shanghai white collars love a good lunch set deal. Our resistance to home cooking has taken over to an extent where almost every restaurant in densely expat populated areas has a lunch deal.

Re-defining Mall Dining: Oriental House

If you’re part of the Shanghai F&B industry or affiliated to it or even just a foodie, you will have noticed that many great restaurants are being pushed to move into malls and commercial complexes. It’s a government-led effort to make Shanghai cleaner and safer (?), with street-front businesses being shut down or losing their…