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The best things to do in Shanghai this week
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17 brilliant things to do in Shanghai this week

Annual Shanghai chili cook off, the return of The Greenhouse and more

Mega shopping mall Taikoo Li Qiantan has opened in Pudong
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Mega shopping mall Taikoo Li Qiantan has opened in Pudong

And it's got the lot, including a rooftop running track

These are the autumn eats you need to try in Shanghai this year
Food & Drink

These are the autumn eats you need to try in Shanghai this year

Pumpkin spice and all things nice – that’s what these fall dishes are made of

New on Wuding Lu: Sakaba Malabar and RŌZO 芦苇
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New on Wuding Lu: Sakaba Malabar and RŌZO 芦苇

The lively Jingan street is getting livelier

The best spicy cocktails in Shanghai
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The best spicy cocktails in Shanghai

From Sichuan pepper-topped to habanero chilli-infused, these cocktails will give your night an extra kick

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Next week's modern dance festival Women In Motion looks epic
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Next week's modern dance festival Women In Motion looks epic

Held at West Bund Museum, the programme includes dance performances, a workshop and a panel discussion

Dune and No Time to Die are hitting cinemas in October
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Dune and No Time to Die are hitting cinemas in October

Film fans mark your diaries

Remember Dodu? It's now a Mexican bistro
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Remember Dodu? It's now a Mexican bistro

with lots of tacos and mezcal (of course)

Victor Vieira on MasterChef fame, overrated dishes and nudes
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Victor Vieira on MasterChef fame, overrated dishes and nudes

Tomatito's new chef relives his stint on the show and talks scallops, spices and more

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The best upcoming Shanghai events

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Latest restaurant and bar openings

Bonica
Restaurants

Bonica

Grilled Mediterranean-style meats, seafood and more in a sleek, trendy setting

Maolago
Restaurants

Maolago

Guizhou-inspired restaurant from the Oha Group

Ottimo
Restaurants

Ottimo

An elegant-but-casual European-Asian eatery from the people behind SOiF

Hundo
Restaurants

Hundo

Hip Japanese izakaya and lounge from Justin Xu (who started the uber-popular High Yaki on Jianguo Lu)

Grand Banks
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Grand Banks

An impressive bar and lounge situated in a historic 100-year-old building

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Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
Things to do

Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
Things to do

Xintiandi

Restaurants, shops, parks and a slice of Shanghai history in Xintiandi

Zhongshan Park
Things to do

Zhongshan Park

Parks, sites, shops, restaurants and things to do near Zhongshan Park

Jingan
Things to do

Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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