12 Awesome F&B Events in Shanghai This Weekend & Beyond

By Cristina Ng

Thats Shanghai takes a look at some of the weeks best upcoming F&B events: 

Nov 21-24: The Jerry Thomas Project at The SHANGHAI Edition

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The Jerry Thomas Project is behind highly celebrated The Jerry Thomas Speakeasy recognized by the Worlds 50 Best Bars for five years running. They have two other bars in Rome, a line of signature liquors and a hospitality school. Now, they bring the magic to The Shanghai EDITION for four wonderful days in Shanghai.

Nov 21-24, 8pm-late. The Shanghai EDITION, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, by Jiangxi Zhong Lu 199, .

Nov 22-24: Michelin-Style Thai Feast at Hyatt on the Bund

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The weather is getting colder, so we say go warm up with some authentic Thai cuisine. From November 22-24, guest chef Bongkock Bee Satongun co-owner and head chef of Michelin-starred Paste Bangkok Thai Restaurant is serving eight-courses of paradise at Hyatt on the Bunds VUE Dining. 

Nov 22-24, 5.30pm; RMB420-680. VUE Dining, Hyatt on the Bund, 31/F, 199 Huangpu Lu, by Wuchang Lu 199 , 31 , .

Nov 22: Eat My Tacos!

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Those crazy folks at Tomatito are turning from paella to tacos with a sexy taco pop-up this Friday. Be the first to try the taco offerings from the el Willy groups soon-to-open Mexican concept Bandido in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. For one night only, check out three tacos and a margarita for just RMB98, each additional taco is just RMB20. 

Nov 22, 6pm; RMB98 three tacos + margarita. Tomatito, Infinitus Mall, 3/F Room W08-10, 168 Hubin Lu, by Jinan Lu 1683W08-10, .

Nov 22: Winesgiving at Bird with Grape Paradise

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Winesgiving at Bird is a full-on event starting from Nov 22 and going through to Nov 23. Things kick off with a natty pop up by Beijings Grape Paradise featuring six natural wines by the glass. Both wine and red wine options are available all day long. 

Nov 22, all day; from RMB68 per glass. Bird, 50 Wuyuan Lu, by Changshu Lu 50, .

Nov 23: Radikon Masterclass Lunch

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Birds Winesgiving extravaganza continues with a very special lunch featuring the iconic Sasa Radikon (winemaker of Radikon wines) for a midday masterclass. Try five different natural wines with your lunch, and make sure to book ahead. 

Nov 23, 12.30pm; RMB625. Bird, 50 Wuyuan Lu, by Changshu Lu 50, .

Nov 23: All the Bs

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The final Winesgiving event at Bird is ALL THE Bs. The Bs in question are bottles from Burgundy, Beaujolais, Brunello and Barolo available by the glass.

Nov 23, all night; RMB88 per glass. Bird, 50 Wuyuan Lu, by Changshu Lu 50, .

Nov 23: Funkadeli 3-Year Anniversary Party

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Can you believe its been three years of Funkadeli on Fumin Lu? Our favorite Aperol spritz and negroni-slingers are marking the occasion with a blowout celebration this Saturday. Ticket packs of three drink and snack vouchers are RMB100. 

Nov 23, 5pm-1am; RMB100. Funkadeli, 291 Fumin Lu, by Changle Lu 291, .

Nov 23-24: Green Escape Night Market

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The Kerry Jingan closes Anyi Road to traffic every weekend for an outdoor market called Green Escape. Bundle up and get ready to enjoy wares from over 50 vendors including flowers, Argentinian barbecue, Dutch french fries, DODU rotisserie chicken and healthy meals from Hunter Gatherer. They even have The Odd Couple cocktails. 

Nov 23-24, 4.30-midnight (Sat), 2.30-10pm (Sun). Jing An Kerry Centre, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Changde Lu 1515, .

Nov 24: Street Chefs Vol. 3

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The reigning Thats Shanghai Food Event of the Year, Street Chefs is back at Up Shanghai for the final time this season. Expect six of Shanghais finest culinary talents to bring more tasty options than you can physically eat. Of course, that wont stop us from trying... The list includes UP Shanghais own Carlos Sotomayor, Eduardo Gomez (El Santo, El Luchador), Hardeep Somal (Hooked, The Bull and Claw), Beichuan Yang (formerly of Inkwood), Lorraine Li (REVO), Ling Huang (Pirata) and Hiro-san (HTO and the newly opened Dr. Curry). 

Nov 24, noon-6pm; RMB100 for six food tickets. Up Shanghai, 2/F, 688 Shaanxi Bei Lu, by Wuding Lu 6882, .

Nov 24:Mixmarket

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Forget the cold and get warm at MIXMARKET. The market is made up of local and foreign vendors peddling food and design goods. Highlights include tom yam gong soup from Mister PawPaw, Jonas Emil Coffee Roasters, dairy free treats from Mustardseed, cakes from Bens Bakery and more.

Nov 24, 11am-5pm. Mixpace, 1398 Yuyuan Lu, by Dingxi Lu 1398, .

Nov 24: All-You-Can-Eat Al Pastor Tacos

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Forget Taco Tuesday (jk we love Taco Tuesday), because El Santo YKL has all-you-can-eat al pastor tacos every Sunday from 6-10pm. Keep the Monday Blues at bay with your choice of Corona or frozen margarita. Dont mind if we do. 

Nov 24, 6-10pm; RMB158. El Santo YKL, 79 Yongkang Lu, by Xiangyang Nan Lu 79, .

Nov 26: Free Tapas Tuesdays

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Our Wednesday mornings are ruined now Free Tapas Tuesdays have launched at Perch. From 5-7pm, tasty nibbles are going around while you treat yourself to some cocktails. We recommend snagging the beet-cured salmon bites to go with a goblet of Double G (for gin) because Tuesday is the new Friday. Just dont tell our boss...

Nov 26, 5-7pm. Perch, 79 Yongkang Lu, by Xiangyang Nan Lu 79, .

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