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Hello Kitty's first theme park outside of Japan just opened four hours away from SH, at a cost of 350 million USD. We went, and it's kind of a mess…


Kicking off the New Year with some leisurely weekend dining. This month, a newcomer in Husk, affordable Italian at Palatino, and more...


Our February selections are in. This month we bring you brunches from the South Pacific, the Caribbean, Mexico, and aristocratic Europe.


Shao Fan Fan is an iPhone app that lets you hire a professional chef to cook a meal for you in your own home. We gave it a test drive.


A bunch of cartoon penguins, ducks, and bears that look like WeChat stickers just opened an ice park in Pudong.

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MAR 30TH, 2015 - By SmSh

Easter happens Sunday, April 5. Here's your guide for where to celebrate resurrected carpenters and mythical rodents that can lay multi-colored eggs this...

MAR 30TH, 2015 - By Sacco

The Easter Bunny brings razor blades and Rolling Bowling, The Psyders, GumBleed, Goushen, and King Lychee this year, plus a recap of last weekend.

MAR 27TH, 2015 - By SmSh

Hundreds of design brands (mostly European) and photo-snappers vie for space at the Design Shanghai expo this weekend. Here's a first look...

MAR 26TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

A round-up of places that don't play tech house. Here's some clubs that play jazz, funk, blues, and other real music most nights of the week.

MAR 25TH, 2015 - By Justin Fischer

Artsy, fartsy, fashionable and hidden way down in the depths of a Jing'an alleyway. Checking out GumGum for some ribs and burgers.

MAR 24TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

Talking with Cantonese hip hop beatmaker / designer PETECHEN about his beats ahead of his show at Arcade on Thursday night.

MAR 24TH, 2015 - By Cindy Kuan

We talked to Parisian street artist LUDO, known for a hybrid plant-insect-machinery motif, on doing artwork in China and not selling out.

MAR 23RD, 2015 - By Sacco

A good ol' fashioned indie rock slam session featuring singer Emma Pollock of The Delgados, Mogwai, Bis, Holy Mountain, Handoogies

MAR 20TH, 2015 - By Justin Fischer

Here's a quick look at the latest from Jing'an, a hip, minimalist rotisserie chicken joint. Just in time for the grand opening tonight.

MAR 20TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

Sacco just opened a bodega on Yongfu Lu selling records, imported beer, and cigarettes, but sadly no deli sandwiches. Walk-up beers and a turntable on...

MAR 19TH, 2015 - By SmSh

Heading out to the Gubei hinterlands for some Korean eats. Inside: Seven dishes, ranging from entry level to adventurous.

MAR 19TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

Welcome to the street for bootleg comics, ghosts, video games, erotic action figures, and…Confucius. It's a diverse neighborhood.

MAR 18TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

Shanghai soul queen Cherry Brown selects her top five Aretha Franklin tunes ahead of this weekend's tribute show. It's all about respect...

MAR 17TH, 2015 - By SmSh

The Yuz Museum just updated its 9,000-square-meter space with its first new exhibit in nearly a year. Here's a peek at what's in store.

MAR 16TH, 2015 - By Christopher St Cavish

Introducing Mrs. Zhang. Her shop is doing for quality craft beer in Shanghai what The Avocado Lady has done for white people food.

MAR 16TH, 2015 - By Sacco

Previews of a huge Tuesday–Saturday of underground dance music from Awesome Tapes, Primitive Calculators, and The Bug.

MAR 13TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

The sugar industry gets Valentine's Day. The alcohol companies get Saint Patrick's Day. Here's where you can party for the next 5 days...

MAR 13TH, 2015 - By Justin Fischer

Out with the old in with the new. Three on the Bund has repurposed its seventh floor with an American-inpsired bistro concept. New food same views.

MAR 12TH, 2015 - By Cindy Kuan

Dakota on Donghu Lu is gone (yay), replaced by this night-market themed tapas bar that does contemporary Taiwanese xiaochi and booze.

MAR 12TH, 2015 - By Ian Louisell

Xiaomi just released a 400rmb HD video camera that competes with GoPro at less than half the price. We got our hands on one for a test...

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zmann999 on Spirit Tribe Music Festival April 4–6 In Yunnan

Although they do look organized I'm not sure following a bunch of GOA Trance promoters into the woods during these times is the best idea. But I'm sur..

phreaktion on F&B Gossip: New Sproutworks, High-End Baozi, Nosh Expansion, Lots More

How did you know about the pie shop dream?! Word travel fast!! :P

Ian L on Live Music And Old Fashioneds

@boilerladd: Which live music venues in Pudong do you like? If you know some nice spots please share.

boilerladd on Live Music And Old Fashioneds

One Pudong location? : (