Jerk Boi: This Saturday hipster Mexican joint Dogtown brings Jamaican flavor and flair to Caribbean-deprived Shanghai with an all-day grill featuring jerk chicken, beer, and live reggae. 100RMB buys you a quarter chicken with all the accoutrements as well as a choice of Brewer’s and Union beer, including their newest brew, ‘Handwerk All Day IPA.’
100RMB // 2-9pm // Dogtown // 409 Shanxi Bei Lu, near Beijing Xi Lu (陕西北路409号,
CaliBurger month of free meals contest: It’s not too late to win a month of meals at CaliBurger. Just follow these steps: Add CaliBurger on WeChat. Share the “Win One Month of Free Meals from CaliBurger” post on your moments and snap a screenshot. Send the screenshot to the official CaliBurger WeChat account. Or, if you don’t have WeChat, follow CaliBurger on Facebook (CaliBurger China) and like, comment, and share their “Win One Month of Free Meals from CaliBurger” post on Facebook. They’ll announce the winner on Friday August 15.
CaliBurger // 1788 Square, B1/F 1818 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu (南京西路1818号地下一层, 近华山路).
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).
Oyster Nights @ YOU Bar: Until August 29, buy a bottle of Brute Spumante Prestige Italy (388rmb) or Deutz Brut Classic France (728rmb), and get a half-dozen complimentary oysters.
5pm-2am // YOU Bar // New World Shanghai Hotel, 1555 Dingxi Lu, near Yuyuan Lu (定西路1555号, 近愚园路).
Brunch at Urban Thai 2: Brunch doesn’t have to mean a 200RMB Croque Monsieur. Every Saturday and Sunday until Dec 31, Urban Thai is offering a three-course brunch with a choice of Thai-inspired omelets, spring rolls, and more. Refreshments entail bottomless green or black tea or regular coffee, or a selection of Thai street-style beverages, including their signature condensed milk coffee.
98RMB // 11am-3pm // Urban Thai 2 // 393 Dagu Road, near Chengdu Bei Lu (大沽路393号, 近成都北路).
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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].