Vesta is the M+ Hotel's ground floor restaurant, built to resemble a greenhouse and absolutely bathed in sunlight on clear days. It's the second of its kind after the success of the original at Jing’an Kerry Center. The owner here is Karen Chen, who also runs Shanghainese favorite Jianguo 328 and Japanese sushi counter Machiya, among others. The menu is western and Asian, all small bites, with their "thing" being a beer-can chicken brined in beer and roasted vertically, sitting on the can, sort of. If you can’t find something that appeals to you here, you’re probably just being difficult.
We check out a historical building in Xuhui, now turned into a culture hub.
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