5 Awesome F&B Events in Shanghai This Weekend and Beyond

By Cristina Ng

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

Nov 7-9: Around The World with Danyi Gao: Cuba

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For the fourth edition of Shake's supper club, chef Danyi Gao is taking us to Cuba with a five-course dinner followed by live funk, soul and Latin music. The feast involves ensalada de pulpo, sopa de pollo, mojo lobster, ropa vieja and chocolate tres leches. For drinks, Colin Tait curated a menu of classic Cuban cocktails including Cancha and Hotel Nacional. And to finish the night, Shake's six-piece band and the-one-and-only Courtney Knott bring you three sets of funk and tropical vibes.

Nov 7-9, 6pm; RMB388 for dinner (drinks not included). Shake, 3/F, 46 Maoming Nan Lu, by Jinxian Lu 463, .  

Nov 8: Stone Brewing Beer & Strictly Cookies

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Back by popular demand, Stone Brewing and Strictly Cookies are ditching the milk again this Friday, November 8 for a beer and cookie pairing, available all day at the Stone Brewing Tap Room. For RMB158, enjoy four delicious cookies paired with four unique Stone beers.

Nov 8, 11.30am; RMB158. Stone Brewing Tap Room, 1107 Yuyuan Lu, by Fenggang Lu 1107, . 

Nov 9-10: Moka Bros Tat-TWO Anniversary Party

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Moka Bros is celebrating their second birthday with a live tattoo party on November 9-10. From 11am-6pm theyll have master tattoo artists Noodle and Caca from I-Tattoo joining to tattoo 24 original designs. Stop by Moka Bros Shanghai next week to check out the new wall art. The new artwork (debuting at the end of this week) will showcase the 24 original tattoo designs from artists Noodle and Caca. There will also be a DJ set during the two-day festivities, with happy hour all day. 

Nov 9-10, 11am-6pm; no cover. Moka Bros, 108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, by Huaihai Zhong Lu 108, . 

Nov 10: Coconut Battle

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In order to raise awareness of coconut culture Gre3n are bringing together folks from the Shanghai F&B community for an epic coconut battle. Chefs and mixologists will explore and use their creativity for a coconut overload. Selected guests will be able to influence the battle, while judges will pick out winners on the day.

Nov 10, 3pm; RMB388. Shanghai Tavern, 1/F, Heritage Building, The Shanghai EDITION, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, by Jiangxi Zhong Lu 1991, . Scan the QR code on the flyer to register. 

Nov 12: Hairy Crab Feast

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Ever wondered why Shanghai goes crab crazy two months out of the year? Find out why, and also discover the reasons Tang Dynasty poets immortalized these crabs in verse millennia ago with this hairy crab feast. This tour showcases the delicacy in a local, authentic setting. You'll walk through the streets of Shanghai's Old Town, an area that is currently disappearing lane by lane, and sample several classic hairy crab dishes, including wontons in hairy crab broth, crab roe lion's head meatballs and more. Youll also learn the multi-step process to cracking open the crab, and discover the reason why you should pair it with plenty of huangjiu (Chinese brandy). Note: This event is sold out, but you can still contact Untour to be added to waiting list. 

Nov 12, 7pm; RMB425. Untour Shanghai, visit untourfoodtours.com for more details. 

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