13 Shanghai F&B Events to Hit This Week

By Molly Jett and Cristina Ng, May 31, 2018

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That's Shanghai takes a look at some of the best upcoming F&B events:

May 31: Unravel - Lost in Translation

Unravel is back with their May edition themed, 'Lost in Translation." In addition to listing to engaging storytellers tell their personal, authentic and unscripted stories on these them, Shanghai Literary Review is also joining to premier their special edition book entitled, Concrete - featuring essays and photographs on Chinese cities. And the reason we are recommending this as an F&B event, the event will also serve as the formal introduction of Sam Norris' newest Columbia Circle project, Parlour. Expect great eats and good times. 

May 31, 5-9pm, RMB50 (advance tickets), RMB 120 (advance tickets plus copy of The Shanghai Literary Review, RMB60 (at the door). Parlour, see event listing.

May 31: Summer Pie Party at Pie Society Canteen

Pie Society Canteen has some exciting new summer offerings that they cannot wait to share with you, their loyal V.I.Pies. Snacks on pork pies, welsh rarebit, mini scotch eggs and chilled pea soup before tucking into more substantial offerings including new pies, sides and desserts. Selected beers and ciders for RMB25. Make sure to call and book in advance. 

May 31, 7-9pm, RMB88. Pie Society Canteen, see event listing.

June 1: Children's Day 50% off on Ice Cream

Calling all sweet tooths under the age of ten! De Medici is celebrating Children's Day by offering children under the age of 10 De Medici's famous gelato for 50 percent off! Pick from 12 different flavors and celebrate together.

June 1. All day, Depends on age and ice cream. De Medici, see event listing.

June 1: MissGreen Pop-up

After the fantastic response to her last Shanghai plant-based pop-up, MissGreen is back with even more surprises. Vivian Chang, executive chef, is showcasing the perfect combination of MissGreen's popular Taipei-based vegan restaurant with The Peacock Room's elegant Sichuan fusion. Each course will be an animal-free reinterpretation of traditonal Sichuan dishes with a fine dining twist. 

A partnership with Mumm Champage ensures that each guest will be welcomed with a glass of bubbly. Entertainment for the night includes an unforgettable Sichuan opera performance. Don't forget to RSVP! 

June 1, 5.30pm-midnight, RMB468. The Peacock Room, see event listing.

June 1: Children’s Day at Camelia

To celebrate Children’s Day, Camelia is offering a full buffet lunch for the whole family to enjoy. Parents can enjoy imported Italian cold cuts, European cheese, and varieties of salad while children are sure to appreciate homemade pizza, exquisite desserts, kids menu and play area. 

Friday June 1, 11.30am – 2.30pm, RMB298 +15 percent per person. Camelia, see event listing.

June 1: The Zuk Bar Grand Opening - Shake and Pour

Come discover the new sophisticated and stylish bar, The Zuk. Try unique cocktails and be entertained by different performers throughout the evening. Dress to impress and make sure to RSVP!

June 1, 10pm, Free entry. The Sukhothai Shanghai, see event listing.

June 1-3: World Cider Day

World Cider Day marks the start of the apple cider season on June 3 and Zapfler Craft Brewery wants you to celebrate with them all weekend. 

June 1, 5pm, A pint of craft cider or a pint of craft cider with Heike for RMB40 and 3L Craft Cider for RMB200. Zapfler German Craft Brewery, see event listing.

June 1-3: Get Boozy at this Weekend's International Beer Festival


The first Shanghai Global Harbor International Beer Festival will showcase 30 top international breweries along with food from some top notch resataurants. You have all weekend to experience it, so don't miss out. 

June 1-3, 2-10pm, RMB29 (per beer tasting coupon), RMB500 (20 presale coupons), RMB1,000 (50 presale coupons). Global Harbor, see event listing.

June 2: Open Air Cinema for Italian’s Day

Camelia's terrace is the perfect location for an open-air cinema. From 7pm on Italian National Day, enjoy wonderful Italian movies with an exquisite snack package priced at RMB488 plus 15 percent for two, including two glasses of prosecco. Guests dining in Camelia on June 2 in the evening will each get a free prosecco in the terrace.

June 2, 7pm-late, RMB488 (for two people). Camelia, see event listing.

June 2: SCREW IT! BottlesXO 3rd Anniversary Party Bash

BottlesXO is turning three years old and they're celebrating big by throwing a massive garden party at Cotton's on Xinhua Lu. As usual, they'll be generous with the deals: one hour free flow beer from 4.30pm and free canapés from 6-8pm. They'll also be preparing games and more surprises throughout the day. Tropical vibes and summer beats by Heatwolves (Love Bang), Kin.J and KORAMA. 

June 2, 4pm-late, from RMB40. Cotton's (Xinhua Lu), see event listing.

June 2: White Castle Pop-up 

DEUS Cocktail Club welcomes White Castle for a one-day event! Enjoy one of their famous double cheese burgers and beer.

June 2, 5-11pm, Double cheese burgers and a beer for RMB38 and free flow beer and wines for RMB99. DEUS Cocktail Club, see event listing.

June 3: Moka Bros' Yoga in the Park and Brunch 

Begin your morning at a de-stressing event. Certified instructor, Julie is returning to host a yoga session in the park. Refuel afterwards with a 15 percent discount for a Moka Bros brunch. Don't forget to sign up through their offical WeChat!

June 3, 10-11am, RMB50. Moka Bros, see event listing.

June 5: The Queens

Head over to El Ocho for a night celebrating the female bartenders with the Cointreau Queens. These lady boss mixologists will be making drinks that show off their amazing skills. Moe, Misa and Yoyo will each be showcasing their craftmanship with two unique cocktails that you won't want to miss. 

June 5, 8pm-midnight, cocktails RMB100. El Ocho, see event listing

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