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Overwhelmed by the scourge of Olympic fever, we once again bring you our rundown of where to ice skate in Shangers updated for 2014.


This month: endless dim sum, posh Peace Hotel eats, carnivorous pursuits at The Meat and The Boulevard's brand new brunch.


This month: truffly goodness at 8 1/2, classic dim sum in the Grand Hyatt, eggs in excess at La Cocina and cheap eats at Mr Pancake House.


Some clever rats want to come between you and your money. Here's some common scams to avoid in Shanghai and around China. It's a SMSH PSA.


"Is it getting better, or do you feel the same, will it make it easier on you now, you got someone to blame..." - One, U2

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APR 22ND, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

An Englishman in Shanghai headed north to run an international marathon in North Korea and won. Shit got even crazier when he returned.

APR 22ND, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Sloppy junk food that's best consumed just before or directly after the onset of a raging hangover. A look inside newly-opened Dixe Grill.

APR 21ST, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

All those wasted years of no-tech showering end now. Behold: The Moxie, 21st-century technology that combines blue tooth with personal hygeine.

APR 21ST, 2014 - By Sacco

Shanghai salutes the gods of metal with music from incoming act Black Dahlia Murder and classic cuts from Carcass, Darkthrone, and more.

APR 19TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Our sister site aksed some designers to take a blank egg and decorate it any way they liked. You know, in the spirit of Easter. Here's what we got back.

APR 18TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Liva puts on vintage-themed events. Here's what a weekend doing that looks like—parrots, chandeliers, fairy lights and gypsy music.

APR 17TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

In the kitchen of Table No.1 with Chef de Cuisine Christopher Pitts for a light, healthy and easy dish of fresh sole with spring vegetables...

APR 17TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Bit of hot God action going on this weekend at a church near you. Two-for-one redemption and free-flow holy water. Happy Easter.

APR 16TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

A restaurant devoted to food that cooks for hours. Sound concept, comfortable atmosphere, friendly service. The food? That could use some work.

APR 16TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Music festivals, beer festivals, food festivals ... here's the lowdown on what's happening around Shanghai in 2014 on the festival tip.

APR 16TH, 2014 - By SmSh

New club on The Bund, the North Bund to be exact. Hongkou on the rise. Sofas and bottles, but room for cocktails and dancing too.

APR 15TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

Shanghai's Finest are looking out for you. Confiscated drugs, murder weapons, slide whistles and other criminal implements inside.

APR 15TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Just a little Easter eats round up for you. Where to eat, where to turn the rugrats loose to root around for eggs and other useful information.

APR 14TH, 2014 - By Morgan Short

Game of cones! That's why I get the medium bucks, folks. You just can't beat deft word play like that. Hey, let's eat some ice cream already!

APR 14TH, 2014 - By Sacco

It’s the 3rd annual Record Store Day roundup with Mp3s from Hedgehog, Harry Dean Stanton, Little Punk, Dinosaur Jr. and more…

APR 11TH, 2014 - By SmSh

He's the Wonton Don. He does China on the Youtube. Tonight he's doing the Weekender on the SmartShanghai. Wicked Pissah!

APR 10TH, 2014 - By Raul Bernardi

How to leave and re-enter the mainland for much, much cheaper than going to Hong Kong or Macau, all in one day. It's Jinmen Island.

APR 9TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Some clever rats want to come between you and your money. Here's some common scams to avoid in Shanghai and around China. It's a SMSH PSA.

APR 9TH, 2014 - By Frances Arnold

Shanghai's newest and largest private art museum takes an almost encyclopedic approach to Chinese art through the ages. It looks cool, too.

APR 8TH, 2014 - By Matsume Kai

"People normally see a relationship as a one-on-one thing, but what if I'd like to try a one-on-one-on-one relationship?"

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harbinus on Ceviche is Closed

This news is pretty tragic, it was a wonderful place. Rarely crowded and I guess that was the big problem. Food was great though and it was a unique..

Justin Fischer on [Eat It]: Kimchi & Pulled Pork Fries

There are few, if any, purely original ideas in the restaurant world. Most ideas, if not blatant imitations, are stolen and adapted from other restaur..

Fubaobao on [Eat It]: Kimchi & Pulled Pork Fries

Korean 'tacos' I see all over the states when I'm back there, and generally quite good. I say bravo to this cat for getting something out there - he'l..

cfleguel on [Eat It]: Kimchi & Pulled Pork Fries

This is a blatant attempt to copy Banh Mi boys from Toronto. It sounds as though they aren't doing a good job though.

funkatudinal on Ceviche is Closed

Two actually: Azul tapas lounge in ferguson lane, and Azul Urban in K11. New Italian coming soon. Not sure what the other new one is. Loved ceviche --..