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FOOD & DRINK

You probably know about *wine delivery service  [1]*Bottles XO, famous for bringing chilled, ready-to-drink vino to your door in less than one hour. But have you been to their bar? Opened last sum...

Have you seen the gorgeous cookbook /Shanghai Chefs displayed/ around town? A heavy hardback filled with vivid pictures and recipes from some of the city's top restaurants and street food vendors, it's the perfect souvenir to take to your next home, or to display in your kitchen or on your coffee table. Here, Piper Stremmel (author and former Shanghai expat) shares some insights behind creating the book.    .... *SF: *What were some of your most notable food experiences in Shan...

The weeks following Chinese New Year can be rough-- it's cold, gray, and people are generally in a sour mood, wishing they were back on the beach sipping cocktails. We hear you. Luckily, there's som...

Chinese food is arguably one of the most diverse (and delicious) cuisines on the planet. Ranging from rice and noodles to roasted duck and lamb skewers, every dish is deeply rooted in history and tradition. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that food plays a major role in Chinese New Year ce...

In busy households across Shanghai it can be tough juggling the school run with work, chores and shopping – among many other tasks. Though you may start the year with good intentions in the health and fitness department, sometimes they can be hard to maintain. Enter top Shanghai meal delivery services: RAWK, Better Bentos and WHEAT – time savers when it comes to your busy schedule and di...

It’s that time of year again when we make promises to talk at the dinner table instead of look at...

For most expats, the idea of eating “environmentally friendly” evokes memories of Saturday morning farmer’s markets – canvas bags in hand, weaving through tents filled with fresh vegetables and fruits. The smell of ripe berries permeates the air; proud vendors display carrots still caked ...

In a city like Shanghai, figuring out where to shop for safe and sustainable produce might seem lik...

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