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Let's Talk About Sex: Unwelcome Pixxx

Shanghai Blogs   Every week our sexperts take questions from our readers -- read on for this week's dilemma.   A former classmate has taken to sending me close-up snapshots of his junk. Although we were friends at one point some years ago, I’ve had zero romantic encounters wi...

Book Review: Shanghai Future

Shanghai Blogs   Hey guys, remember the 2012 Expo? We bet you don’t even know where it was. Despite the 2010 Shanghai hype, nobody cares about the modern version of the World’s Fair unless it descends on their own city. It was kind of endearing that such an old-fashioned event was...

American Food: New York Style Steak & Burger

Family   A few years ago, a second New York Style Steak & Burger would have been salivating-ly bigger news. Now, there’s more competition. The Cut, Fat Cow, Beef & Liberty, Rachel’s et al are upping the ante with better beef and higher quality ingredients. It is in ...

Drink This: Spicy Paradise #1

Shanghai Blogs   Tiny, plucky bar Wooden Paradise offers cheap (RMB35 before 9PM daily) yet high-quality cocktails to enjoy before a club night on Yongfu Lu. Owner Kevin Xue’s Spicy Paradise #1 is crisp and fresh, but has a whopping dose of chili. RMB55.     How It's Made ...

Eat This: Bacon Cornbread

Shanghai Blogs   Cornbread is a soul food staple, a long-cherished quintessential culinary element of southern U.S. dining. But there are wide variations of this cornmeal quick bread across America. The best version in Shanghai is at Liquid Laundry.   Chef Sean Jorgensen and proprietor ...

Shanghai Sports: Core Control Kettlebells

Shanghai Blogs    Looking for a super efficient and effective way to get fit? Kettbells may hold the answer. THE CLASS   Before taking this class, we turned our noses up at kettlebells as a needlessly newfangled alternative to weightlifting. It is a strange instrument to be sure, b...

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