Chocolate theme dinner: This Saturday, live out your childhood fantasy of eating chocolate for dinner! This ‘Willy Wonka wet dream,’ hosted by Restaurant-Ecole Institut Paul Bocuse and legendary chocolatier Valhrona, will feature eight chocolate-themed courses including beef with guanaja chocolate, and other coco-fied classics.
580RMB // 6pm-late // 379 Baotun Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu (保屯路379号, 近中山南路).
Bund in Bloom: Speaking of overindulging on sweets, every Sat-Sun until July 28 the Bund’s most touted newcomer, Hakkasan, is offering complimentary jasmine-inflected cocktails and jasmine and chocolate macaroons with its brunch. Check it out.
11am-3pm // Hakkasan // Bund 18, 5/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu (中山东一路18号5楼, 近南京东路).
Pizza ‘n 2 Brew: Tired of the stale complimentary beer with dinner deal? Shanghai Brewery does you one better: it gives you two beers. Every Monday, order any pizza on the menu and receive too frothing mugs of craft brew on the house.
6-11pm // Shanghai Brewery // 15 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu (东平路15号, 近衡山路).
Iberico Ham Month: Every Monday until August 31st, enjoy La Pedrera’s premium acorn-fed Iberico Ham for 50%-off. If that wasn’t enough, everyday until August 31st from 5:30-8pm, purchase Iberico ham and get two free glasses of house red or white wine!
La Pedrera // 33 Sichuan Zhong Lu, near Yan’an Dong Lu (四川中路33号, 近延安东路).
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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].