Vanishing of the Bees: On Wednesday, March 20 Sprout is showing “Vanishing of the Bees,” a 2009 documentary on how honeybees are going extinct due to pesticides, monoculture and the artificial insemination of queens. The screening is part of Sprout’s ongoing series featuring films on food, nutrition, and the environment. RSVP to [email protected]
Free (but donations over 30RMB appreciated) // 7:30-9pm // Sprout // Surpass Court, G/Floor, unit 412#, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu (永嘉路570号底楼412室,
Bisol-Tommasi wine dinner at Mercato: Want to tipple the nectar of the gods? You’re in luck, Mercato is hosting a joint wine dinner on March 20 featuring Bisol, the “Krug of Prosecco” from Valdobbiadene, and delicious Amarone wine from Tommasi. RSVP to Vicky Yang at 138-1777-8874 or [email protected].
680RMB // 7:30pm // Mercato // Three on the Bund, 6/F, 17 Guangdong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu (广东路17号, 外滩三号6楼, 近中山东一路).
Charles Krug wine dinner: And the wine revelry doesn’t end there. Head down to Le Royal Meridien on March 22 to taste Bourdeaux-style wines from Charles Krug, Napa Valley’s reputed first winery. Canapes included to deaden the booze blow.
100RMB with a reservation, 150RMB at the door // Le Royal Meridien Shanghai // 8/F, 789 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Xizang Zhong Lu, entrance on Jiujiang Lu (南京东路789号, 近西藏中路).
Hillbilly Tea coming to Shanghai: Perk up your ears American tea fans. Hillybilly Tea, a tea cafe based in Louisville, Kentucky, is opening up its second store in Shanghai! The grand opening, which Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer will be attending, is on March 30.
Head to our calendar for more.
Benjamin Cost is Shanghaiist’s Food Editor. Email tips, recommendations, and news updates on Shanghai’s dining scene to [email protected].