Worst Roommates EVER!

July 11, 2014

Tell us the horror stories of your worst roommates in Shanghai and we'll print them in City Weekend! Living with people is hard. Writing about them is therapy. Send us your stories and we'll featu...

Instagram Disappears

July 11, 2014

...from most Android app stores in China, anyway. Luckily for iPhone users,  you can still download it, but for those Android users who were considering getting on Instagram, that ship has sai...

Sip n' Shop: 4 Hybrid Cafes

July 11, 2014

Hybrid cafés are becoming increasingly popular in Shanghai, where the average person is constantly running against the clock. Kill two birds with one stone with coffee shops that double as b...

Six Things to Salivate Over This Weekend

July 11, 2014

Ready for another big weekend in the big city? Read on for our round up of the weekend's top six events.  Judith Jaúregui | Shanghai City Theatre, Minhang Judith Jaúregu...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

July 10, 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.   ...

Poll Results: What Language Do You Speak?

July 10, 2014

Last week's poll asked our readers: What language do you speak most often at home? The results might surprise you -- We weren't surprised to see a majority English-speakers, a significant minori...

China Travel: Taishan

July 10, 2014

I’ve been traveling in China for 15 years now and seeing the sunrise on Taishan was easily one of my top five experiences. I didn’t expect it to be as moving as it was. Taishan is one ...

Shanghai Steak: The Cut

July 10, 2014

Steaks, fries, salads and sweets. These are the only food offerings at the VOL Group's latest restaurant, The Cut. With set menus, salad bar and dessert trolley, the set-up is reminiscent of a cros...

Bar Hopping: Hepcat

July 9, 2014

Hepcat is a 1950s American rockabilly-themed bar in Jing’an, conceived by Inferno owners Ting Ting Liang and Martin Aamodt. A glowing neon jukebox is the darling of the owners, who spent six...

Photo Gallery: Omnivore World Tour

July 9, 2014

Fine dining group Three on the Bund (New Heights, CHI-Q, Jean Georges, and Unico, just to name a few award-winning restaurants there) hosted Shanghai's 3rd annual Omnivore World Tour June 26 to the...

Closing This Week: The Geisha

July 9, 2014

The Geisha has been a Shaanxi Nan Lu mainstay for the last three years, enjoying a broad appeal thanks to its fun music,  girlie dancers and decadent aura that, unlike on the Bund, is usually ...

Wild China: Discover China's Amazing Wildlife

July 9, 2014

This issue's cover story brings us both to some of China's most exotic locations, as well as places so close to home, you may be surprised to learn they're also home to some of the world's most fas...

Shanghai's Best Beef Wellington

July 9, 2014

It's easy to write off beef Wellington as a boring wedding reception dish served at a crowded buffet line. We hadn't met a rendition that we liked until we tried the one at Paris Rouge, a warm, tra...

Beauty Pick: Zen Massage

July 9, 2014

Zen Massage’s flagship location on Wuyuan Lu near Wulumuqi Lu has long offered quality spa treatments in a tranquil, luxuriant space. As anyone who’s tried to walk in or book a same-day...

Chinese Food: Dim Sum Garden

July 9, 2014

Located just one block south of IAPM Mall, the newly renovated Dim Sum Garden is a popular dim sum joint for locals. We called for a reservation and they couldn’t fit us (a party of two) in u...

Interior Design: CHI-Q

July 9, 2014

When Three on the Bund was constructed in 1916, rapid industrialization was sweeping across Shanghai. The Union Insurance Society of Canton Ltd. decided to construct their new headquarters next to ...

Interview: DJ Spinna

July 8, 2014

Brooklyn-born producer DJ Spinna has been a NYC staple since the late '80s. Formidably versatile and knowledgeable, he started out by spinning hip-hop, funk and soul and then gradually embedded ele...

Shanghai Steak: Brasil Steak House

July 8, 2014

An old favorite, Brasil Steak House, has moved to just a stone’s throw away from Jing’an Temple. The format is the same: salad bar with various stewed meats, and servers carrying giant ...

Art Review: Yuz Museum

July 8, 2014

The Yuz Museum’s opening exhibition, "Myth / History," makes this aircraft hanger-cum-museum in Xuhui look like it was made to house an eclectic collection of modern art. In the words of cura...

Is Baijiu Drinkable?

July 8, 2014

When Westerners arrive in China, they must undergo some sacred rites of passage -- their first ride on a rush hour metro, their first time stepping in fresh baby poop on the sidewalk, and of course...