Blind Dining: On April 29, the Pudong Shangri-La jumps on the blind dining trend with “dine in the dark,” where you, you guessed, feast on several courses while entirely in the dark. The event is part of the Earth Hour efforts by the World Wildlife Fund. Includes a glass of champagne. Reservations essential so book now at (0)21-6882-8888 ext 6888.
1088RMB (+15%) // 6-11pm // Jade on 36 // Pudong Shangri-La, 36/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fu Cheng Lu, near Lujiazui Xi Lu (浦东香格里拉酒店, 富城路33号, 近陆家嘴西路).
Tea Tour: Every Wednesday until July 30, Cook in Shanghai offers a sensory journey through China’s rich tea culture. You’ll be perusing the best tea market in town, observing a gongfu tea ceremony, and learning how to differentiate between oolong, green, black, white and pu-er teas. Reservations essential so book now at [email protected]. They need at least three reservations to conduct the tour.
280RMB // 11am // Meeting point to be decided upon booking.
Culinary Night Market Tour: Every Thursday until July 2, join Untour on an expedition through Shanghai’ bustling night markets. Along the way, you’ll be chowing on crayfish, spiced vegetables, meat kebabs,bowls of fried rice noodles, sauteed-to-order veggies, and specialty hand-pulled noodles from China’s Muslim minorities. Book here. Check reservations calendar for additional dates as requested.
400RMB // 7pm // Meeting point to be decided upon booking.
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Benjamin Cost is Shanghaiist’s Food Editor. Email tips, recommendations, and news updates on Shanghai’s dining scene to [email protected].