M Tea Talk: Join Songfang Tea House owner Florence Sampson on June 5 at M on The Bund for a discussion on Chinese tea culture and history. They’ll also be serving serve three fine Chinese teas: a green tea (Huangshan Maofeng), an Oolong tea (Yulu) and a black tea (Lapsang Souchong) along with a ‘tea’-tillating three-course lunch.
188RMB // 12-2pm // M on the Bund // 7/F, 5 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (中山东一路外滩5号7楼).
Macaroon cooking class: On both June 4 and June 11, Waldorf Astoria’s Executive Pastry Chef Robin Sun teaches you how to whip up these multi-hued discs of sugary goodness. Afterwards enjoy a three-course spread courtesy of the Grand Brasserie.
588RMB // 12-3pm // Patisserie kitchen // 1/F, Waldorf Astoria Tower, No. 2, Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (中山东一路2号, 华尔道夫酒店一楼).
La-mian and baozi cooking class: Tired of dealing with a “snaggle-toothed pitbull” every time you visit a la mian or baozi stand. Learn how to them up yourself with Cook In Shanghai’s la mian and baozi cooking class. They’ll teach you how to hand-stretch noodles and mold baozi, as well as barter at the local wet market, which you’ll be touring before the cooking.
2-5:30pm // Cook in Shanghai // 269 Zhaojiabang road, near Jiashan road (肇嘉浜路269号近嘉善路).
Sangria Soirée: On June 4, forget the ladies’ night, it’s ‘Ladies Day.’ All day ladies enjoy sangria and sparkling cider for free. Gentlemen get the same deal from 6-10pm!
All day // Bar Sifon // 532 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu, (复兴中路532号).
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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].