Pie Society pop-up: Every Sunday until June 4, Pie Society gives British expats a taste of home with a traditional pie and mash Sunday lunch at Daga near Jiaotong University. Their standard pie and pint set includes a pie, 2 sides, a topping, gravy (or liquor) and your choice of a pint. Throw in an extra 15RMB and upgrade to either a Brewdog 5am Saint, Magners Cider, or Young’s Double Chocolate Stout. All pies are made in-house and come with home-made creamy mash, minted peas, gravy, liquor (authentic East London green sauce), and pork scratchings.
1-6pm (or until they’re sold out) // Daga // 36 Tai’an Lu, near Xingguo Lu (泰安路36号,
Sunday Roast: And if that wasn’t British enough for you, on May 4, the Tap House is offering a traditional Sunday Roast as part of their British Week celebrations. 100RMB gets you a hearty portion of mouth-watering roast beef with all the accoutrements.
100RMB // 12-9pm // Tap House // 74 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Nan Lu (永康路74号, 近襄阳南路).
May Farmers’ Market: It’s that time of year! On May 18, some of Shanghai’s best food suppliers congregate at Shanghai center to hawk every edible under the sun from seafood to French pastries to Sri Lanka tea. So if you need a break from those wet market Chinese chives and medicinal black chicken, this is the event for you.
Free admission // 10am-3pm // Shanghai Centre // 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu,
near Xikang Lu (上海商城, 南京西路1376号, 近西康路).
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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].