Comment of the Week Winner

April 24, 2014

Every week, City Weekend will give away a prize for our favorite comment made that week. This week's prize comes to you compliments of the 2nd Blind Wine Tasting + Bubba's BBQ event ...

Shanghai Weekend Nightlife

April 24, 2014

There's an awesome party or three every night this weekend, but do make the trek to Pudong at some point to check out Midi Festival 2014, with its comprehensive line-up of metal bands and electro s...

The Beat: The Best Beijing Bands

April 24, 2014

Every so often I feel this column needs an infusion of non-Shanghai indie rock, because there are actually other places in China that produce music. (I know! Who would’ve thought?) I could ne...

French Cuisine in Shanghai: Paris Tour

April 24, 2014

Paris Tour is a restaurant that suffers from trying to do too much at once. If the result was fantastic, we’d be lauding their blend of French, Vietnamese and African cuisine. However, it flo...

Interview: French DJ Le Crayon

April 24, 2014

Looking for something incredibly danceable on Friday night? You may not have heard of him (yet!) but his music is impossible to resist. Friday night at Arkham, French DJ Le Crayon will bring you th...

Delicious Deals @ ROCKBUND

April 24, 2014

Wish you had the money to afford Shanghai's fine dining? Yeah, us, too. And here's your (our) chance! From April 26 to May 4, some of Shanghai's best restaurants on the historic and beautiful Rockb...

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 [UPDATE]

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...