Not too late for Leffetember: If you need some time to collect yourself between the Kerry Beer Festival and this coming week’s Oktoberfest celebration at Paulaner Bräuhaus, then you’re at the wrong site. Leffetember ends on September 29, so hurry down to De Refter, and grab a Leffe Brune or Leffe Blonde draft for only 30RMB.
30RMB // Mon-Thu 11am-12am, Fri 11am-2am, Sat 12pm-2am, Sun 12pm-12am // De Refter // 181 Jinxian Lu, near Maoming Lu (进贤路181号, 近茂名路).
“Terrible 12 wings” challenge: Though the summer heat is at its ebb, you can still swelter in the fall by participating in the “Terrible 12 Wings” challenge at Woodstock Sports Bar. Just head on over, sign a waiver, and see if you can finish 12 wings lathered in atomically spicy ghost chilies in under 30 minutes. Finishers get a free meal and
stage 5 ulcerative colitis their name on the “Wall of Fame,” losers win a spot on the “Wall of Shame.” Event runs until December 31, 2012.
Free if you win // Mon-Fri 11am-late, Sat-Sun 10:30am-late // Woodstock Sports Bar // 559 ChangYi Road, near DongFang Road (昌邑路559号, 近东方路).
El Willy wine dinner: On Wednesday October 10, EMW invites you to a special wine dinner sponsored by two of Spain’s most renowned vineyards, Borsao and Emilio Moro. Tipple some spectacular wines and enjoy a saliva-inducing selection of tapas, including El Willy’s signature Iberian acorn-fed ham, pork neck, and seared foie gras.
588RMB net/pax // 7pm-welcome drink, 7:30pm wine dinner // El Willy // South Bund 22, 5/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Lu, near Jinling Lu (中山东路22号5楼, 近金陵路).
Benjamin Cost is Shanghaiist’s Food Editor. Email tips, recommendations, and news updates on Shanghai’s dining scene to [email protected].