Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Hotpot Heat @ Chi-Q
Chi-Q offers sanctuary during the arctic snap with a Korean hotpot and saki offer, which is just what we all need. The Spicy Seafood Jeongol (hotpot) is a flavorful mix of spicy, sweet and savoury, featuring red prawns, calamari, clams, snapper, tofu and vegetables in a rich, simmering, spicy broth made from Marja’s secret chilli paste recipe.
A perfect companion for the hotpot is “BaekWha Soobok Sake”, aged for 71 years it is a beloved Korean tipple. Using only Korean rice to keep the authentic and delicate flavour, it delivers acidity, sweetness, bitter and spicy together in a perfect balance.
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248 RMB (hotpot 2 – 4 guests) 48 RMB (“BaeWha Soobok Sake” 270ml) +10% service charge // 6 PM – 10.30 PM
Three on the Bund, 2/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu // 广东路17号, 外滩三号2楼, 近中山东一路
How to restructure an underperforming business in China @ The European Chamber of Commerce
The European Chamber of Commerce addresses problems for international business in the PRC, from increases in labor costs and the removal tax incentives to sudden alterations in the way foreign investment is treated in a particular industry. Vivian Mao, senior manager of the Business Advisory Service team at Dezan Shira & Associates, and Russell Brown, Founder and Managing Partner of LehmanBrown International Accountants, explore options that are available to foreign firms looking to restructure or close their operations in the PRC.
300 RMB (members) 600 RMB (non-members) // 2 PM – 5 PM
Shui On Plaza, 333 Huaihai Middle Road // 淮海中路333弄，瑞安广场
Becoming a Sustainability Ambassador: Beyond Business as Usual @ naked Hub
At naked Hub, Collective Responsibility talks about how entrepreneurs can make sustainability into a career. Corporate Social Responsibility professionals, Sharon Xiao and Dr. Lu Jianzhong explain how to make a change in the business environment.
100 RMB // 6.30 PM – 9 PM
徐汇复兴路1237弄, 裸心社, 3F // 3F, 1237 Fuxing Road, Xuhui district
Spring Festival Paper Cutting Workshop @ That’s Mandarin
Learn how to create those quaint, red paper-cuts that you see everywhere during Spring Festival at That’s Mandarin. The language school also teach you all the relevant vocabulary for the traditional craft so you can impress the locals Shanghai with your cultural expertise.
50 RMB // 7 PM – 9 PM
3/F, No 12, 273 Jiaozhou Lu, near Xinzha Lu // 胶州路273弄12号3楼 近新闸路
Five Fools @ Dramatic Arts Centre
Five Fools, the children’s acrobatic, musical show goes on stage at the Dramatic Arts Centre. The Australian/Singaporean production has everything that kids love, from live music and acrobatics to magic tricks and comedy.
120 RMB // 7.15 PM
288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu // 安福路288号, 近武康路
Nu Yorka: Henry Padovani @ Unico
Unico invites you to join special guest Henry Padovani, the lead guitarist from legendary London rock band The Police. For a very special edition of Nu Yorka, you can see Padovani on stage for a rock ‘n’ roll solo performance.
NO COVER (dress code) // 9.30 PM – LATE
Three on the Bund, 2/F, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu // 中山东一路3号外滩三号2楼, 近广东路
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And if that’s still not enough, head over to our calendar for more.
[Banner features Henry Padovani, photo by Mathis Up Bloater]