Oyster, Chablis & Flip Flops: Heads up oyster aficionados! On June 28, VUE will be serving freshly-shucked oysters with bottomless glasses of Joseph Drouhin. And if that’s not hearty enough, you can also enjoy unlimited grilled sausages, pork terrine, bread and butter pudding, caneles and seasonal fruits. Best of all, guests who wear flip flops enter a lucky draw for the chance to win an all-you-can-eat weekend brunch at VUE.
280RMB (250RMB presale) // 11:30am-3:30pm // VUE // Hyatt on the Bund, 32-33/F, 199 Huangpu Lu, near Wuchang Lu (黄浦路199号, 外滩茂悦大酒店32-33楼
Congee cooking class: Though the sweltering Shanghai summer makes a lot of people lose their appetite, you don’t have to resort to eating tree bark and goji berry skin smoothies to make it through. On Tuesday, June 17, Cook in Shanghai teaches you how to make congee, a traditional Chinese porridge that’s light but filling, and facilitates and digestion. And if that wasn’t healthy enough, they’ll be using strictly organic ingredients. A wet market trip is included to help give you background about the dish.
10am-1:30pm // Cook in Shanghai // 269 Zhaojiabang road, near Jiashan road (肇嘉浜路269号, 近嘉善路).
Morton’s summer menu: Until Sept 30, enjoy Morton’s new 16-course summer menu. Highlights include a beef-seafood mixed grill platter, bone-in veal chop and shrimp scampi capellini pasta.
11:30am-10pm // Morton’s // IFC Pudong, 4/F, 8 Shiji Da Dao, near Lujiazui Huan Lu (世纪大道8号, 国金中心IFC商场4楼, 近陆家嘴环路).
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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].