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Lobby Lounge, Peninsula Hotel Shanghai

Lobby Lounge, Peninsula Hotel Shanghai

When you think of English afternoon tea, you think of high society sipping on tea with crumpets at a posh hotel, like the Peninsula. At the Lobby Lounge, that’s what you’ll find. With a live 3 piece string triplet playing, you can relax the afternoon away. The Shanghai Peninsula Hotel 半島酒店, which recently opened in...
Bar Rouge, Shanghai

Bar Rouge, Shanghai

What is Bar Rouge Bar Rouge is one of the best nightclubs in the world, not just in Shanghai. Been around for years, Bar Rouge is internationally renown for it fabulous views of the Shanghai nighttime lights, the Huangpu River, and the Bund. Bar Rouge collaborates with DJ, Clubs and Venues from all around the world to...
Shanghai Uncle 海上阿叔

Shanghai Uncle 海上阿叔

The steady stalwart, Shanghai Uncle, is the go-to place when I come to Shanghai on short trips. My business partners usually leave full and happy. With a contemporary decor and furnishings, Shanghai Uncle provides an excellent atmosphere for large groups. You’ll see large tour groups stroll in for Shanghainese feasts. The large colorful menus with...
Just Grapes, Shanghai

Just Grapes, Shanghai

Just Grapes is a wine bar that features tapas-like food selections. Not necessarily full entrees, Just Grapes offers pasta, pizza and snacks to go along with their extensive wine list. Like the American trend of grastropubs, wine bars, and tapas restaurants, Shanghai is embracing restaurants like Just Grapes. Just Grapes has a few tables outside...
Little Yang’s Fried Dumplings 小楊生煎, Shanghai

Little Yang’s Fried Dumplings 小楊生煎, Shanghai

There are those that would argue that steamed pork dumplings, from a variety of different places, are best dumplings in Shanghai. But the pan fried pork dumplings from Little Yang’s might have something to say. Steamed or Fried? The delicate steamed dumplings are filled with soup, or liquified fat juicy goodness. I could probably consume...
Jia Jia Tang Bao 佳家汤包 of Shanghai

Jia Jia Tang Bao 佳家汤包 of Shanghai

Jia Jia Tang Bao might be arguably the best steamed dumpling in Shanghai. Bold and ostentatious it may seem, but these xiao long bao’s小籠包 are darn good. I could have probably finished off two “long’s” (round bamboo steamers). Loosely translated as Good Home Soup Dumplings, their dumplings contain the soup along with the meat filling....

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