In the Kitchen with Daniel Wong of Jin Xuan

April 23, 2014

Chef Daniel Wong at Jin Xuan speaks about his favorite food destinations City Weekend: You've been cooking Cantonese food in Shanghai for a few years. Do you adapt your style of cooking to th...

Bar Hopping: M18

April 23, 2014

M18 is the latest venture by the Muse people (with a bar manager pulled from M1NT), located three floors below Bar Rouge in the former home of Cuvve.   The décor is an interesting bl...

Shanghai Theater: Urban Aphrodite

April 22, 2014

One afternoon last winter, a cluster of actors gathered below the cozy third-floor theater at Sasha’s, a concession-era mansion-turned-restaurant, bar and, most recently, the headquarters of ...

Willy Wonka on Stage

April 22, 2014

Did you know next week is a holiday? If you haven't started planning your days off, start here: On May 1 & 2, head on down to the Shanghai Theatre Academy (right on Huashan and Wulumuqi Lu) for...

Photo Gallery: ShanghaiPRIDE Fundraiser Masquerade

April 22, 2014

On April 12, LGBT mainstay 390 on Panyu Lu held a Masquerade Ball. All proceeds will go to benefit ShanghaiPRIDE 2014. Don't miss the next one on Wednesday the 23rd, also at 390. Check out all the ...

Coded: Best-Selling Crime Thriller Disappoints

April 22, 2014

We really wanted to like this book. Really, we did. On paper, Decoded has got it all -- a best-selling Chinese crime thriller author that in a previous life spent years in China’s secret se...

How to Stream Your Favorite Shows in China

April 22, 2014

Sure, expat life in Shanghai is fun, fast-moving and thrilling. But we all get homesick for our favorite television and movies from back in our homeland. Read on to learn how to get the latest epis...

Sports Tested: Aboro Boxing

April 22, 2014

Class Any woman interested in boxing would be hard-pressed to find a more qualified teacher than Michele Aboro. The London-born legend is an undefeated world champion boxer, and has stated in inte...

The Dish: Picture-Taking Etiquette @ the Table

April 22, 2014

Two things struck me at The Lumineers concert back in February. One, the banjo is one badass stringed instrument that doesn’t get nearly enough love. Two, smart phones play far too large a ro...

High Fashion Python

April 21, 2014

Founded by Shanghai native Mabel Lin, March 5 specializes in python-skin clutches, wallets and accessories. Python skin’s natural color, shape and durability set it apart from cheaper snakesk...