Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Pop-up @ Ginger by the Park
Having been completely bowled over by the food at Singapore’s famed Ding Dong restaurant, the guys at Ginger by the Park invite its head chef Jet Lo to host a very special 3-day pop-up dining event from Tuesday to Thursday. A native of Sabah, Malaysia, Chef Jet Lo takes us through the world of Southeast Asian flavours and Peranakan flair, serving up a fresh and modern interpretation of traditional flavours in fun and surprising ways.
Read the full preview at Shanghaiist and book a table!
238 RMB (lunch) // 380 RMB (dinner)
12 PM – 3 PM (lunch) // 6.30 PM – 8.30 PM & 8.45 PM – 10.45 PM (dinner)
91 Xingguo Road, near Hunan Road // 兴国路91号, 近湖南路
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! @ Tap House
Hit all three Tap Houses at Yongkang, Taixing and Hongmei, and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style with a 3-day party from 6 PM until midnight. Pose as a leprechaun, paint yourself green, clutch your 4-leaf clover for luck and enter the Tap House photo competition to win prizes both big and small.
2 x Magners cider 50 RMB // 6 PM – LATE
XUHUI: 74 Yongkang Road, near South Xiangyang Road // 永康路74号, 近襄阳南路
JINGAN: Zhong Plaza, 99 Taixing Road, near Wujiang Road // 泰兴路99号, 近吴江路
GUBEI: 36 Hongmei Entertainment Street, Lane 3338 Hongmei Road, near Yan’an Road // 虹梅路3338号虹梅休闲街36号, 近延安西路
Fast Life, Slow Food: Green Drinks film screening @ Haworth Showroom
Green Initiatives celebrates the 4th anniversary of its ‘Green Drinks’ documentary film series at Haworth Showroom, screening Slow Food Story (2013) about the international anti-fast-food resistance movement known as Slow Food. An extra special time for green drinks with it being St. Patrick’s Day this week!
50 RMB (RSVP) // 6.30 PM – 9.30 PM
Jingan Kerry Center Tower 1, Floor 32, 1515 West Nanjing Road // 南京西路1515号1号楼32楼, 嘉里中心, 近常德路
Make Spring Rolls for Spring Festival @ That’s Mandarin (Jing’an)
Just as the spring weather is really starting to set-in, traditionally it’s time to make spring rolls and That’s Mandarin show you how it’s done. Learn how to roll a spring roll, meet other Sinophiles like yourself, and if you’re lucky win a prize in the lucky draw!
RSVP (non-members 80 RMB) // 7 PM – 9 PM
Floor 3, No 12, 273 Jiaozhou Road, near Xinzha Road // 胶州路273弄12号3楼 近新闸路
St. Patrick’s Ladies Night @ Zapata’s
Get merry and bring on “the luck of the Irish” with St. Patrick’s Day Ladies Night at Zapata’s. Everyone dressed in green downs a free shot before 11 PM and ladies drink free margaritas until midnight!
Guinness ¥55, Jameson’s ¥40 // 9 PM – LATE
11 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu // 东平路11号, 近衡山路
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[Featuring the Irish Feile at Jingan Kerry Centre (13/03/16), photo by Dan Cunningham of Shanghaiist]