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The best things to do in Shanghai this week
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15 fantastic things to do in Shanghai this week

Sip on new world and natural wines as Crush returns, catch André Butzer's first solo exhibition at Yuz Museum and more to fill your days

The best non-alcoholic cocktails in Shanghai
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The best non-alcoholic cocktails in Shanghai

Off the sauce? Keep the party spirit going with these no-ABV cocktails that you'll actually want to drink

Meet Shanghai's newest cold wave act Faraway Neighbor
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Meet Shanghai's newest cold wave act Faraway Neighbor

The duo tell us about their inspiration, influences and favourite nights out in Shanghai

Shanghai chef recs: 5 excellent books on food and cooking
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Shanghai chef recs: 5 excellent books on food and cooking

From tips to make delicious vegetable dishes to the excesses and vices behind the closed kitchen door

The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now
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The best art exhibitions in Shanghai right now

So many exhibitions, so little time? We've got you covered with our select list of brilliant shows in the city

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We tried baijiu-flavoured Pocky and it’s exactly what it says it is
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We tried baijiu-flavoured Pocky and it’s exactly what it says it is

Hip baijiu brand Jiangxiaobai has collaborated with Japanese snack brand Glico for a special edition crossover

Alec Soth: ‘Photography gives me permission to ring a doorbell and invite myself into someone’s life’
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Alec Soth: ‘Photography gives me permission to ring a doorbell and invite myself into someone’s life’

We talk with the celebrated photographer as he presents his first solo show in China at Shanghai Center of Photography

Here's a look inside Shanghai's new experiential Gen-Z mall TX Huaihai
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Here's a look inside Shanghai's new experiential Gen-Z mall TX Huaihai

First opened last year, the super wanghong mall has slowly been rolling out its sharply curated tenant list

What is China's new 'Clean Plate' campaign?
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What is China's new 'Clean Plate' campaign?

The Government is calling on the public to help tackle the issue of food waste. This is what it will look like in Shanghai

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DuLi
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DuLi

California-inspired restaurant with Chinese flavours serving wholly plant-based dishes

Hidden Thai Bistro
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Hidden Thai Bistro

Petit restaurant from two Thai natives serving everybody's favourites and northern Thai specialities

Mikkeller
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Mikkeller

China's first outpost of the Danish microbrewery

RTD
Bars

RTD

Short for ready to drink, this new concept shop and bar serves takeaway cocktails on the cheap

Tacos
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Tacos

Shanghai has gotten one more spot with an outpost of Tacos in the unlikely back alley food street of Pudong’s FOR mall

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Shanghai area guides

Old Xuhui
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Old Xuhui

Boutiques, cafés, cocktail bars and restaurants in Old Xuhui

Xintiandi
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Xintiandi

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

Zhongshan Park
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Zhongshan Park

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

Jingan
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Jingan

Shops, restaurants, bars and cafes in Jingan

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