Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Jason Atherton Cooking Class @ Table No. 1
Atherton gives a hands on class teaching you how to cook all three courses of the restaurant’s set lunch menu. Contact Table No. 1 for RSVP by email ([email protected]) or telephone (6080 2918).
250 RMB // 2 PM
The Waterhouse Hotel, The Cool Docks, 1/F, 1-3 Maojiayuan Lu, near Zhongshan Nan Lu // 毛家园路1-3号1楼, 近中山南路
Red @ Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre
The 2010 Tony award winning play by John Logan about Mark Rothko’s obsession with colour. With a name like ‘Red’ there is no wonder it’s coming to the PRC. Set in New York 1958-9, Rothko debates art theory with his assistant voicing criticisms of Pop Art.
80 RMB // 7.30 PM
288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu, Xuhui district // 徐汇区安福路288号, 近武康路
Myung-Whun Chung and the Staatskapelle Dresden concert @ Shanghai oriental Arts Centre
Myung-Whun Chung conducts the Staatskapelle Dresden orchestra, known for being one of the oldest and most traditional ensembles. Chung was born in Seoul and has worked as music director of the Paris Opera Bastille. They will be accompanied by the stunning German soprano singer Hanna-Elisabeth Müller.
80 RMB – 1680 RMB // 7.30 PM
425 Dingxiang Lu, near Century Blvd // 上海东方艺术中心, 浦东新区丁香路425号
Mortini Nights @ Morton’s The Steakhouse (Mon – Fri)
A special 45 RMB (+10% service charge) martini cocktail deal at Morton’s, very in key with the new 007 Spectre film release. Fulfil your dreams of being “Bond…James Bond” and order a vodka martini “shaken…not stirred”. What’s more, you can snack on fillet mignon sandwiches at the bar for free.
NO COVER // 5 PM – 7 PM (Mon – Fri)
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
Aperito Servito @ Fumo (Everyday)
A very reasonable dinner set deal at the Italian lounge bar by Donghu Lu. They are offering meat or fish dishes with either red or white wine for less than 100 RMB.
98 RMB // 5 PM – 8 PM (Everyday)
3/F, 218 Xinle Lu, near Donghu Lu // 新乐路218号3楼, 近东湖路
3rd Annual Spanish Food Week @ Spanish restaurants across Shanghai
Spanish Food Week offers special prices at tapas bars Spanish bistros across the city until the end of this week. Browse what’s available and book a table by visiting www.topbooking.com where restaurants and prices are listed.
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