Chinese Internet Is Hilarious

July 29, 2014

If you're a Westerner (especially one who doesn't speak Chinese), then you probably don't spend too much time on Chinese websites. They're notoriously poorly designed, filled with tons of text that...

The Dish: 5 Summer Side Dishes

July 29, 2014

 Each summer, I suffer stifling heat and an infinite horde of hungry mosquitoes for one glorious celebration. Barbecue is all about the smell of a charcoal fire over summer breeze and the smok...

How to Get Your Criminal Record for Visa in 4 Steps

July 29, 2014

For Americans, one of the hardest-to-obtain documents required for your China visa is official certification from the US that you're not a criminal, more specifically that you have no criminal reco...

Sunday Karma Life Yoga @ Andaz Xintiandi

July 29, 2014

The Class We’ve always thought Sundays are for relaxing and bracing oneself for the week ahead. From now through August, Karma Life Yoga is offering up one of their trained instructors every...

China's Best Food Blogs: Chinese Street Food

July 28, 2014

It's the Summer of Food in Shanghai. As part of our celebration of all the good things to eat in this city, we're not just offering some sweet deals on the city's best restaurants. We're also featu...

Top Things to Do This Week in Shanghai

July 28, 2014

Every week we round up the best upcoming events for your convenience, so scroll on down for the best events, deals, shows and parties on tap this week in Shanghai.  Monday Burger Madness&n...

Photo Gallery: X Club Laser Tag

July 28, 2014

Bar/club/arcade/laser tag party place X Club has just finished a facelift. To celebrate their new look and new features, they hosted a re-opening party. Check out the photo highlights from the even...

Turkish Food in Shanghai: Black Pepper

July 28, 2014

Located in a refurbished semi-conductor factory tucked behind the mediocre dining options on Wujiang Lu, Black Pepper is a new venture from the seasoned restaurateur of Pasha and Garlic. Each of Em...

10 Changes China Needs to Make NOW

July 25, 2014

We remember reading, even as far back as 2004, the sentence “Shanghai is an international city, like London or New York.” This ridiculously false notion was peddled by one of the typica...

Poll Results: 88% Of You Are Lazy

July 25, 2014

The results are in from this week's question: Only 12% of you don't have an ayi at all, and a whopping 28% have a live-in ayi. Well done, Shanghai. Stay lazy, and keep employing the good people ...

Six Things to Salivate Over This Weekend

July 25, 2014

Ready for another big weekend in the big city? Read on for our round up of the weekend's top six events.  Bakery Workshop: Crème Brûlée | Shanghai Young Bakers From 10A...

Thundercat Is Not Coming to Arkham

July 24, 2014

We were so excited to hear that LA bass guitarist Thundercat was set to perform at Arkham next Friday, August 8th that we featured him as our Party of the Week in the current print issue of City We...

Shanghai's Top 6 Spots for Street Art

July 24, 2014

If you think street art in Shanghai consists just of phone numbers sprayed across crumbling walls, you’re looking in the wrong places. True, graffiti as an art form isn’t as prominent h...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

July 24, 2014

Every week, our Shanghai Weekend Nightlife post distills City Weekend's comprehensive database of nightlife events down to the parties, concerts and live shows that you simply cannot miss. Thursda...

WIN Two VIP Tickets to the Neighbourhood

July 24, 2014

American indie rockers the Neighbourhood have been gathering popularity in the US since 2011, when they released their brooding debut single "Female Robbery." They paired it with a black and white ...

Italian Food in Shanghai: Gaia:2

July 24, 2014

With Isola, Va Bene and Greyhound Café on the roster, Gaia:2 at the iapm is the newest installment by the Gaia Group of restaurants. We passed by the original Gaia in Hong Kong on a regular...

Bar Hopping: Logan's Punch

July 23, 2014

Former M1NT and Muse bar manager Logan Brouse's first solo venture Logan's Punch pairs the friendly rowdiness of a dive bar with a stylish, nearly avant-garde aesthetic. The main room&rsq...

Understand China With CEIBS

July 23, 2014

"Rather than tell them how good we are, show them how good we are," Roy Chason told me about the CEIBS MBA Boot Camp, which ran from July 9th to 13, 2014. He told me the aim of the week was to intr...

Beauty Pick: Feya's Nails

July 23, 2014

Feya’s Nails on Julu Lu is no newcomer to the beauty scene. The salon owners have run several establishments over their long careers in Shanghai. And even Feya’s nail artists have 12 ye...

Yunnan Food in Shanghai: Kuyi

July 23, 2014

Lodged at the corner of Xinzha and Changde, Jing'an's newest Yunnan restaurant, Kuyi, is a gorgeous space that showcases the flavors and colors of Yunnan and the mountainous regions of southwest Ch...