Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai. Read on for Shanghaiist’s picks.
Taste of Hawaii @ Alan Wong’s
Master of Hawaii regional cuisine, Chef Alan Wong has drawn upon the unique ethnic influences of Hawaii and the people’s cultural diversity and brought the same spirit with him to Shanghai. Chef Alan Wong has put together a 5 course tasting menu of their most popular dishes including the ”soup and sandwich”, butter poached live main lobster, ginger-crusted red snapper, twice-cooked soy braised short ribs and their famous ”The Coconut” dessert. The entire tasting menu is available everyday for ¥700 from 530pm until 11pm.
WHERE: 1376 Nanjing Road West Road, 2F // 南京西路 1376号, 二楼
WHEN: Everyday, 530pm-11pm
PRICE: ¥700 + service charge
Our favorite Canadian pop-punk band is in town with their new album ”Taking One for the Team”! Join them at the Mercedes-Benz Arena and rock along with the vocals of Pierre Bouvier to their old classics and relive their days of heartbreak, growing pains and bad decisions. The show is on today and tomorrow and tickets are ¥488.
WHERE: 1200 Expo Avenue // 世纪大道 1200号
Fine Arts pop-up @ Grand Kempinski Hotel
Situated in the heart of Lujiazui, the Grand Kempiniski hotel launches a Fine Arts pop-up boutique store featuring the VBL gallery. Co-founded by renowned French interior designer, Valerie Barrelet, VBL is an antique and design gallery that collects a mixed array of items from contemporary and traditional paintings, vases, silverware and vintage jewellery to furnitures and carpets. Barrelet offers Shanghai-ers a unique selection of items such as candles made from 100-year old antique teacups. Antique lovers, this is a pop-up boutique not to be missed!
WHERE: 1288 Lujiazui Ring Road // 陆家嘴环路1228号
WHEN: ongoing till end of 2016
Free Sangria @ La Bota
Celebrate La Bota Bund Docks’ new location by drinking sangria. They are offering an incredibly generous deal of free sangria from 5pm to 8pm everyday for the entire summer!
WHERE: 18 Maojiayun Road // 毛家园路 18号
CONTACT: 6318 7815
Pasta party @ WATTZ
Wattz throws a pasta party every Tuesday between 6 PM – 10 PM – buy-one-get-one-free pasta! Head on down to this budg-eatery on Wuding Lu and treat yourself to a hearty and delicous meal.
WHERE: 999 Wuding Lu, near Jiaozhou Lu // 武定路999号, 近胶州路
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