One year anniversary: Celebrate the first birthday of Cafe des Stagiaires’ Dagu Road branch from June 13-14! The festivities begin at 4pm Friday and rage on until Saturday night. DMC Champion DJ Cavia will be spinning starting at 9pm on Friday and afterwards, buses will take everybody to CRAFT at around 2am. Saturday entails en anniversary brunch with a live band until 4pm.
4pm-late // Cafe Des Stagiaires // 386 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Lu (大沽路386号,
South African Lobster: Everyday until June 30, Cantonese hotspot YUE1525 allows you to choose between six preparations of South African lobster: baked with cheese, braised in supreme soup, steamed with garlic, steamed with egg white, pan-fried in soy sauce, or steamed with XO chili sauce. Each lobster weighs about 170grams.
128RMB (108RMB for Club Epicure members) // all day // YUE1525 // Penta Hotel,
2/F, 1525 Dingxi Lu, near Changning Lu (定西路1525号, 近长宁路).
Mixology class: Every Saturday from May 24 to June 28, Light and Salt mixologist Rick Starr will be holding cocktail masterclasses, where you learn how to shake, stir and strain drinks in a way that makes Brian Flanagan look like a Parkinsonian moonshiner. There are only seats for 10 people, so reserve now at [email protected], or by calling (021)-6361-1086.
299RMB // 3-5pm // Light & Salt // Rock Bund 6/F, 133 Yuanmingyuan Lu, Beijing Dong Lu (圆明园路133号6楼, 近北京东路).
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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].