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OCT 30TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Zombies! Outbreak! Taverns without beer! We found a rad haunted hospital that's also got six escape rooms and the largest mirror maze in Asia...

OCT 29TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Alvin Leung of Michelin-starred Bo Innovation in HK has designed the menu for this casual eatery on Mengzi Lu. It doesn't live up to the hype.

OCT 28TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Sorting through the hundreds of Halloween parties to recommend the best raves, cheap piss-ups, family events, places you can bring your dog, and live...

OCT 27TH, 2014 - By Sacco

A dive into the dark world of Halloween rock tribute shows with songs from Rage Against the Machine, Blink-182, The Strokes, and Sublime.

OCT 24TH, 2014 - By SmSh

Shanghai Fashion Week wrapped up this week. We gate crashed and got lots of snaps of fall-winter fashions and the sexy people who wear them.

OCT 24TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

We got hipped to a hidden, exclusive little omakase restaurant off of Yan' an Lu. Shhh... Don't tell anyone. Click here for sushi porn.

OCT 23RD, 2014 - By Claudia Soko

Wang Ayi has made taking in strays her calling. She could use a little help. Devastating cuteness inside. Resistance is futile...

OCT 22ND, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Can a legendary name in pizza cut it in Shanghai? Is it the "real" Grimaldi's? Is there even such a thing anymore? Deep ontological questions and pizza...

OCT 22ND, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Talking with Berlin-via-Sichuan's JCC about her life as a neuroendocrinologist by day and bass music DJ by night.

OCT 21ST, 2014 - By Cindy Kuan

Inside this newly opened Yunnan joint serving street eats out 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.

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psinology on Cheap Beer Alert: 10rmb Drafts At Notting Hill

Love Palm. very good in my opinion. Mandi Mandi up until now the only place where I found it on draft. Never heard of the other one.

sumoknows on Parts Unknown: Getting an IUD in Shanghai

Difficult process, and the pricing ALWAYS changes from first inquiry to the register. Thank you Ms. Cruz for the info-- we all appreciate your publ..

Nicofrance on Halloween Party Roundup 2-0-1-4

I went last year to The Mansion with Halloween, they did an amazing job with decorating the garden and villa into a scary house. Heard they are doing ..

Krusty on Franckito is Closing Down

Maybe they'll build a Franckified 'burger shack' on the roof with expensive burgers and shakes, and charge extra for fries.

Monalisasw on New Eats: Hunter Gatherer

It's such a pity that the place n location is so nice but the offer is not generous at all