Second Annual Oyster Festival: Eat the “shuck” out of some oysters at The Steak and Oyster Bar’s Second Annual Oyster Festival at Bubba’s on the Beach on Saturday April 20. Oysters are flown in from Washington State, served every way imaginable, and paired with grilled chicken, smoked salmon, burger sliders, and more. There’ll also be an oyster-shucking competition (open to pros and amateurs alike), of which the winner will win round-trip tickets to the oyster farms. The festival currently needs five pro chefs and five independent teams to help prep and serve the oysters, so if you’re available email Ken at
[email protected]. Pick up your tickets at Bubba’s Hongqiao or the Steak and Oyster Bar at the Cool Docks.
338RMB (in advance), 388RMB(at the door) // 12-4pm // Bubba’s on the Beach // Cool Docks 2, Section 4, 653 Waima Lu, near Wangjiamatou Lu, Huangpu district (黄浦区外码路653号老码头四库, 近王家码头路).
Mahota Organic Farm Tour: On Saturday April 27, join Sprout Lifestyle on a tour of Mahota farm, Shanghai’s first biodynamic demo farm. Tour guides will walk you through the organic food’s journey from farm to table and you’ll get to enjoy a sustainably-harvested hot pot lunch from the farm itself. So bust out your green thumb and RSVP to [email protected].
350RMB // 9am-4pm // Sprout // Surpass Court, G/Floor, unit 412#, 570 Yongjia Lu, near Yueyang Lu (永嘉路570号底楼412室, 近岳阳路).
Napa Valley Shanghai 2013: On April 15, Napa reserve and House of Roosevelt are joint hosting a wine tasting featuring tipple from 19 different Napa Valley Wineries, including Beringer, Heitz, Beringer, Heitz, Quintessa, Robert Mondavi, and more.
200RMB (includes canapes) // 6:30-8:30pm // Roosevelt Wine Cellar // The House of Roosevelt, 2/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu (中山东一路27号二楼, 近北京东路).
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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].