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Livin’ Like a Laowai: Top Eateries on Laowai Jie Hot

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All expats get homesick and sick of Chinese food. Laowei Jie is stuffed full of international cuisines. ... Read More>>

How To Carve a Pumpkin: A Step-by-Step Guide Hot


Halloween is creeping up. Get festive and carve your own jack-o-lantern. ... Read More>>

Exploring Shanghai: Tianzifang Hot

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Tianzifang is a charming area popular with tourists and locals alike for food and drinks, shopping and even some art galleries. We list our suggestions here. ... Read More>>

6 Must-Try Pop Ups in Shanghai Hot

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A pop up is a temporary restaurant and/or food stall that literally “pops up” during beer festivals, music concerts, art exhibitions, etc. In Shanghai however, most of the pop ups around town are not just temporary installments but rather restaurants with ...... Read More>>

Slices in the City: Shanghai’s Best Pizzas Hot

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Yes, xiaolongbao, hairy crab and Shanghai noodles are amazing; but every once in a while, a break from the MSG is needed. And by break, we mean a cheesy, saucy, meaty, hot slab of delicious pizza. ... Read More>>

Fresh and Safe Food in China: How to Properly Clean Out Your Fridge Hot


We know you care about the quality and safety of the food you prepare and eat while in China. But the way you store it in your refrigerator could be undoing all of that good! ... Read More>>

Score! Shanghai’s Best Sport Bars Hot

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Whether it’s a Brazilian MMA fight at 8:00 in the morning for breakfast, a Gaelic football tournament for lunch, or an Indian cricket match for dinner, the sport bars of Shanghai always have something going on. ... Read More>>

Swim, Drink and Be Merry: Summer Fun in Shanghai Hot

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Just because you’re looking forward to going home or taking a trip to somewhere exotic doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy summer in Shanghai. The city is packed with fun alternatives. Here are of our favorite summer activities in Shanghai. ... Read More>>

Meat, Cheese, and Glory: Shanghai's Best Sandwich Spots 2015 Hot

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In Shanghai, you can find everything from samosas and sushi to spaghetti and, you guessed it, sandwiches. You already know where this article is heading, so without further ado, here are some of the best places to grab a sandwich in Shanghai. ... Read More>>

Beyond Eggs and Bacon: Unique Spots for Boozy Brunch in Shanghai Hot

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There’s one thing the people of Shanghai just can’t get enough of—brunch! While standard brunches are easy to find in Shanghai, we have listed some of our favorite, most unique brunching options in the city. ... Read More>>

Open Wide! Good Dentists in Shanghai Hot

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Accidents happen, so in case you find yourself in my position after a heavy chomp on a chopstick, or if you’re just looking for a good teeth cleaning or another procedure, I’ll save you the trouble and list the best dental offices in the Pearl of the Orient ...... Read More>>

10 Activities in Shanghai that Won’t Damage Your Liver Hot

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Shanghai is without question a party city. But once the hangover kicks in and your feet are sore from dancing the night away, you may be looking for an alternative to pass your weekend. Here are 10 good liver-friendly options. ... Read More>>

Don’t Suffer in Silence: Therapy in Shanghai Hot

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Therapy in China has come on in leaps and bounds over the past decade or so. Whether you need to quit a nasty habit, or just need to work out some issues, there’s a range of options to suit your needs in Shanghai. ... Read More>>

Taking the Goat by the Horns: Chinese New Year in Shanghai Hot

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The rush around Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is legendary. For those who are too poor, too disorganized or too agoraphobic to leave Shanghai, we’ve compiled a list of some great activities for this CNY that won’t require you to ...... Read More>>

Lett-uce Tell You: Shanghai’s Tastiest Burgers Hot

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We’ve scoured the city and sourced a selection of restaurants catering to a range of prices that have taken this classic comfort food and transformed it into haute cuisine. Here are the best burgers in Shanghai. ... Read More>>

Ten Shanghai Mandarin Schools to Check Out in 2015 Hot

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There are myriad reasons to improve your Chinese and with an increasingly competitive job market to face, it may be time to step up your game, bite the bullet, and learn some Chinese. ... Read More>>

Ring in the New Year in Shanghai with a Bang on Your Taste Buds! Hot

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Looking to celebrate another year with friends and loved ones or just want to have one more night of feasting before embarking on another set of doomed New Year’s resolutions? Well, we’ve found the best places to have dinner this New Year’s Eve in ...... Read More>>

Epermarket – Meeting Your Fresh Produce Needs in Shanghai Hot

Epermarket is an online expat supermarket that delivers to Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. They only provide the freshest produce! ... Read More>>

Spice Things Up: Southeast Asian Restaurants in Shanghai Hot

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We’ve gone ahead and helped you in making a list of some of the most popular Southeast Asian Restaurants, whether it is Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian or Malaysian food: it is time to mix, or spice, things up. ... Read More>>

Exploring Shanghai on Two Wheels: 4 Great Cycle Routes to Try Hot


If you enjoy cycling, exploring by bike is one of the best ways – it is cheap, healthy, and fun. These are four suggested cycling routes in Shanghai complete with directions and information on things you can’t miss on the way! ... Read More>>

Epermarket: Delivering Expats Safe & Fresh Groceries Straight to Their Doorsteps Hot


Epermarket is an online expat supermarket that delivers to Shanghai, Jiangsu and Zhejiang Provinces. To learn more about Epermarket, we sat down with the CEO of Epermarket, Jean Yves Lu. ... Read More>>

Gobble ‘till You Waddle: The Best Thanksgiving Dinners in Shanghai Hot

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Perfect for all homesick Americans, the culturally curious and the gluttons out there: restaurants all over Shanghai are putting together special set menus for Thanksgiving on November 27. We have made a roundup of all the best places to get stuffed in ...... Read More>>

Unagi and Dak Galbi: Shanghai’s Best Japanese and Korean Restaurants Hot

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Shanghai is home to some fantastic Japanese and Korean restaurants and we've scouted out some of the gems of the Asian culinary scene including restaurants that cater to a variety of budgets so there's something for everyone. ... Read More>>

Try Somewhere New: Western Food in Shanghai Hot

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When living in Shanghai it is easy to get stuck in the same routine, meaning you never fully explore all the options it offers. So next time you are thinking of eating out, try these new Western options. ... Read More>>

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