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NOV 21ST, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Chef Sean Jorgensen shares his recipe for a Thanksgiving dinner that you don't even need an oven to cook: Steamed turkey breast & Sriracha-glazed Brussels...

NOV 20TH, 2014 - By Cindy Kuan

Floating bare-assed in saltwater pods, without light and without sound, at new float center Floatessence. It’s a chill sesh with your own subconscious.

NOV 19TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Real talk with MC Detroit Showtyme on China's biggest hip hop battle, the socialist roots of hip hop, and connections between Detroit and China.

NOV 18TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Where you can cram all the turkey, green beans, potatoes and pie into your face in Shanghai. Our picks for the year 2014. You're welcome.

NOV 17TH, 2014 - By Sacco

It's bombs over Baghdad as Sacco drops bangers from incoming producers Ivan Smagghe, Lee Jones, Mark Reeve, and Fatima Al Qadiri.

NOV 14TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

There is a new restaurant on a quiet stretch of Yuyuan Lu dedicated to that paragon of culinary comfort, the grilled cheese sandwich.

NOV 13TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Just having a cake breakfast with two comedians and listening to them talk about race, air masks, violent audiences ...

NOV 13TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

People are running. They're running from the zombies. Running down at the organic farm. Running around the hairy crab lake...

NOV 12TH, 2014 - By JIn Qian

China has offered a lot more to the world of art than just Ai Weiwei. Here are the ones you should know.

NOV 12TH, 2014 - By Christopher St Cavish

From whole grains of rice to freshly steamed noodles, and in the middle of a notorious tourist trap no less. A look at Jun Xiang Wei.

NOV 11TH, 2014 - By Sam Gaskin

The Zegna store in Bund 18 is gone. It's been gutted and converted into a temporary canvas for some world renowned graffiti artists.

NOV 11TH, 2014 - By James Weir

Burma isn't quite the wild destination it once was. But there are still plenty of untouched sites to see. It's getting popular; now is the time to go.

NOV 10TH, 2014 - By Sacco

Sacco lists the top five live gigs of the week, with songs from Ajinai, Uma, Wild Beasts, Lone, Marble Sounds, and Luca Brasi.

NOV 7TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Riding the drunk train north to Fudan University to party at eight cheap bars and rekindle a love with Shanghai. Star Wars pubs and empty arcades...

NOV 7TH, 2014 - By Justin Fischer

Inside the latest from Charles Cabell, a "Restaurant and Martini Kitchen" concept dealing in steaks, chops, stir-fries, and stiff drinks...

NOV 6TH, 2014 - By SmSh

November's brunch list is in. This month, we've got family-style gluttony, big British brekkies, bougie cafe hideouts, and random French eats.

NOV 6TH, 2014 - By Ian Louisell

Hey look, some French people brought their exclusive club for cool cool fashion people to Shanghai. Here's a fuzzy look inside.

NOV 4TH, 2014 - By SmSh

What to eat, where to drink, what to listen to, where to dance, and how to find all of it. Your Agenda for November 2014 is in...

NOV 3RD, 2014 - By Claudia Soko

Tom Fazio can help you achieve a bearable lightness of being. He can also deliver a David Lee Roth karate kick to your face.

NOV 3RD, 2014 - By Sacco

Chengdu electro rock, Peruvian tropical bass, and Kobe acoustic legends on this week’s Music Monday. Plus an interview with a puppet.

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