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OCT 21ST, 2014 - By Cindy Kuan

Inside this newly opened Yunnan joint serving street eats out in northern Jing'an in north Jing'an. Lots of carbs, garlic and spicy goodness inside.

OCT 20TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Music Monday drops some Korean heat before sharing tracks from incoming house heads Pete Herbert, Dicky Trisco, and Ramon Tapia.

OCT 17TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

House destination Lola turns four years old. Stories of sin and degradation, relentless DJ bookings, live recordings, and industry wisdom inside.

OCT 16TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

This new cafe and retail shop on Anfu Lu that serves "real food." Healthy eats, artisan products, and other bougie treats inside...

OCT 15TH, 2014 - By JIn Qian

Our new primer on contemporary Chinese culture. First up: filmmakers. Just enough info so you can hold your own in a cocktail party conversation.

OCT 14TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Eating in Shanghai can be a real crap shoot and in more ways than one. Dr. Jorge Chedrauy gives us the straight poop on food poisoning...

OCT 13TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Sharing acoustic techno, heavy electro, and rare disco from incoming artists Brandt Brauer Frick, Untold, and Horse Meat Disco.

OCT 11TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Shiva Lounge rides again! The new home for deep tech-house all night errrynight opens up in the space where Amber used to be.

OCT 11TH, 2014 - By SmSh

This month: new brunches at Tomatito and Apartment, classic French and Chelsea & Co., and a buffet binge at Café Liang in the Shangri-La.

OCT 10TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

A look at two of this year's major music festivals to learn why creating a vibe takes more than just cash, and that bigger doesn't always mean better.

OCT 8TH, 2014 - By Geoff Ng

The entrepreneur behind artisan jam and sausage maker Amelia's has cashed in and moved on. Here are some final reflections.

OCT 8TH, 2014 - By Sacco

More live music this weekend as Rat On bring in Danish act The Clean Boys and eleven metal bands play a free Sunday show at Yuyintang.

OCT 8TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

This free museum out in Yangpu district is a little "thank you" note for smoking. Exit through the smoking lounge.

OCT 2ND, 2014 - By SmSh

What's on in Shanghai for October -- meandering through dining, live music, clubbing, arts, theatre... and... sports?... Even sports!

SEP 30TH, 2014 - By Frances Arnold

Approaching critical mass with all these art and design shows. A slightly abridged West Bund Art & Design Fair re-opens tomorrow...

SEP 29TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

The man behind Franck Bistrot, Farine, and Franckito is now trying his hand at hamburgers. A look inside his newest restaurant on Wukang Lu

SEP 29TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Sacco returns from Canton with a big bag of retro Chinese pop, funk, garage rock, and more. Rare 60s/70s Asian records you won't find anywhere else.

SEP 26TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Yet another big art fair kicks off today on the West Bund, one of the most underrated areas in town. Here's some highlights.

SEP 25TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Nine festivals coming up in October, and we've got the crucial details on all of them. The highs, the lows, where to buy tickets, and who to see...

SEP 25TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Trekking out to the east side for some hearty noodles from the west of China. Noodles with a name almost no one knows how to write ...

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GHC Asia on New Eats: Hunter Gatherer

I second DaddyBird on the almond butter. BTW, who is behind this project?

machimo on DAFF Is Cancelled

Awful news. DAFF is one of the very, very, very few great arty-designy-funny events happening in Shanghai. Well organised, great exhibitors mix, beaut..

sumoknows on DAFF Is Cancelled

heartbroken. love to the DAFF staff

Ian L on First Bite: Pret A Manger

Hot pockets rule.

handoogies on First Bite: Pret A Manger

I tried the German meatball wrap the other day. While the whole package was a tad dry, the sauce too sweet, it had a sense of nostalgia that I couldn'..