Shanghai Dining

Shanghai Restaurants & Dining Guide

Gourmet Library

It's part dining room, part library, and 100% event friendly. Housed in the Hengshan Fang complex near Xujiahui, Gourmet Library is a crossover concept led by Brian Tan, proprietor and chocolatier of dessert shops...

Specialty Stores You Need To Survive Shanghai

Cheese, beer, hot sauce. That's about it. Looking for a taste of home? How about a wheel of cheese to go with some craft beer? Here are four of our favorite specialty stores in Shanghai....

The Picnic

The Picnic is a bright design-forward cafe across from Capella Hotel. During the day, they serve coffee, tea, and variations on milky, overly sweet dessert-in-a-cup beverages. At night, like many cafes trying to survive,...

Xixi Bistro: Back in the Game With A New Menu

After a stumble out of the gate this Chinese fusion eatery has finally hit its stride About 2 years ago, the guys behind UVA, Fumo, and more recently Mito, opened Xixi Bistro in a quaint...

Revisiting French Restaurant Bistro 321 Le Bec

Expensive but totally worth it - new flavors at Bistro 321Nicolas Le Bec, the famous Michelin-starred chef from Lyon started Villa Le Bec with a two-part concept in mind. Since our last visit, the...

30 Things To Do in Shanghai This Winter

All the things you can possibly do while you wait out the winter in Shanghai. Winter in Shanghai can be a pain. It’s cold, dark, and doing anything other than staying in your room, binging...

The Best Bowls of Chili in Shanghai

One more comfort food: Bowls of Chili in Shanghai A bowl of piping hot chili is one of the most delicious ways to take the edge off the cold weather. We’ve hit up some of...

A Modern Take on American Classics at Calix in Xintiandi

New restaurant serves up huge portions of ribs and steak Calix is a contemporary American concept backed by the Barbarossa Group, located in the tourist trap we know as Xintiandi. However, Calix has given locals...

The Best Breakfast Burritos in Shanghai

Shanghai’s best breakfast burritos come with eggs, bacon and all the trimmings. We tried eight breakfast burritos and tried our best to rank them by best value and taste. Here’s a list for your brunch/breakfast...

Shanghai’s Top 3 English Breakfasts

The most important meal of the day The English Breakfast is one of the many ways to cure a hangover. If you're feeling weary this weekend, head out for brunch at one of the places...