That's Shanghai takes a look at some of the week's best upcoming F&B events:
Oct 24: Bingo Night Fever
Image courtesy of Mr & Mrs Bund
It's time again to ‘taste’ your luck at Mr & Mrs Bund where late-night comfort food and amazing prizes are the order of the day. You just might win a robot vacuum, Xiaomi TV, Philips home theater, Blueair air purifier, Huawei TV box, Electrolux oven, toaster, juicer, Niu Scooter, Farmhouse juice voucher, EMW Fine Wines rosé, ASC wine glass set, Shanghai Love premium beer, Peddlers craft gin and much more. Every two diners having a late-night dinner receives one bingo card.
Oct 24: Ladies Who Drink Cognac
Flyer courtesy of promoter
Ladies Who Drink want to introduce you to Cognac. They've paired up with Camus to bring you a brilliant chance to try the mysterious elixir that is Cognac. There will be a double blind tasting to help you identify what you like. Plus, as a bonus, they'll show you some tricks on how to mix it!
Oct 25: Epic Bottle Share
Image courtesy of Stone Brewing Tap Room
Craft beer nerds unite! The time has come again for another epic bottle share at Stone Brewing Tap Room, this Friday, October 25 at 7pm. Indulge in rare archived beers and unique bottles from around the globe with people who love craft beer as much as you do! Also, be the first one to try the special Shanghai Craft Brewers Association & Stone Brewing collaboration homebrew! For just RMB148, enjoy 5+ pours and finger foods. Feel free to bring your favorite bottles to share, and get ready to unleash your inner nerd!
Oct 25: Chef + Coctel | Phoebe Han & Koen Vessies
Flyer courtesy of el Willy
Uncover hidden treasures and the long history of Chinese spirits with a tantalizing food pairing. These beautiful blends come via el Willy's chef Koen Vessies and special guest Phoebe Han. There are limited seats for this amazing edition of Chef + Cóctel, so call now to book a seat.
Oct 26: F*ck That's Delicious @ The Cannery
Flyer courtesy of The Cannery
The Cannery presents the last instalment of its Bloc party for the year: F*ck that’s Delicious: Food Court Kings! The event brings together 15 of Shanghai’s hottest chefs food stands, where they present their takes on food court inspired grub. Only one food court monarch will reign supreme. Find out who it will be this Saturday at the Cannery!
Oct 27: Coconut Battle
Flyer courtesy of promoter
Coconut culture has been entering China for the past five years, and the folks at gre3n want to ensure that everyone is aware of the versatility and health benefits of this gift from mother nature – the 'tree of life.' To raise awareness, they are bringing Shanghai's F&B community together for a competition rooted in healthy living and wellness. To this end, chefs and mixologists are competing to showcase their best coconut-based recipes.
Oct 27: Mayita Fifth Anniversary
Flyer courtesy of Mayita
Help Mayita celebrate five wonderful years at their anniversary fiesta. There will be RMB25 street style tacos as well as margaritas, beers and sangrias. Pay RMB150 entry, and you receive five tickets, good for food and drink.
Oct 28: Hairy Crab Feast
Flyer courtesy of Untour Shanghai
Ever wondered why Shanghai goes crab crazy two months out of the year? Find out why, and also discover the reasons Tang Dynasty poets immortalized these crabs in verse millennia ago with this hairy crab feast. This tour showcases this delicacy in a local, authentic setting. You'll walk through the streets of Shanghai's Old Town, an area that is currently disappearing lane by lane, and sample several classic hairy crab dishes, including wontons in hairy crab broth, crab roe lion's head meatballs and more. You’ll also learn the multi-step process to cracking open the crab, and discover the reason why you should pair it with plenty of huangjiu (Chinese brandy).
Oct 28-Nov 1: A Taste of Thailand
Image courtesy of Le Royal Meredien Shanghai
Shanghai gourmets will have a unique opportunity to taste authentic Thai delicacies presented by Thai Chef Thitid “Ton” Tassanakajohn of Le Du in Bangkok, which has most recently been awarded a Michelin one star and ranked #20 on the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list, released in 2019.
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