9 Awesome F&B Events in Shanghai This Weekend (and Beyond)

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

Jan 11: RMB20 Party at Hooked and El Santo 

Flyer courtesy of El Santo

Hooked and El Santo are putting on a bangin' 2020 party this weekend by offering RMB20 deals across both venues. That means margaritas, Coronas, tacos, tequila shots at El Santo; Hooked has house lager and gin & tonics for the same bargain price. As everyone knows, music makes a party so DJ Hugo and DJ Charles-n-Tonic will be joining resident DJ Seven on the decks. 

Jan 11, 6-10pm; from RMB20. Hooked and El Santo, B/1, Found 158, 158 Julu Lu, by Ruijin Yi Lu 158B1, . 

Jan 11: Moka Bros Henderson 688 Grand Opening

Flyer courtesy of Moka Bros

Moka Bros Henderson 688 is open, and they're celebrating the grand opening with an epic party on Saturday, January 11. That means select drinks are on the house from 11am-4pm.  Plus, in honor of 1/11 and the grand opening, any person with a check of RMB111 or above will receive a special surprise gift from Moka Bros or one of their fantastic sponsors!

Jan 11, 11am-4pm; free drinks. Moka Bros, L101, 1F, Hendersen 688, 688 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Chengdu Bei Lu 688L101, . 

Jan 11-12: Green Escape Night Market

Flyer courtesy of Jing An Kerry Center

The Kerry Jing'an closes Anyi Lu 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. 

Jan 11-12, 4.30pm-midnight (Sat), 2.30pm-10pm (Sun); free entry. Jing An Kerry Center, 1515 Nanjing Xi Lu, by Changde Lu 1515, . 

Jan 12: Sunday Fondue Special at Abbey Road

Flyer courtesy of Abbey Road

There are days when only hot cheese can alleviate the winter gloom. Abbey Road comes to the rescue with a 400g Swiss fondue pot, sausage platter, salad and bottle of Chardonnay for just RMB428. That should serve two normal people or one starving glutton.

Jan 12, 4-10pm; RMB428. Abbey Road, 3 Taojiang Lu, by Fenyang Lu 3, .

Jan 13: Sushi Monday

Flyer courtesy of SakeMate

If you haven't had time to check out one of the Bund's newest additions, use this killer sushi deal as an excuse. Get a dozen pieces of sushi (maki rolls and nigiri) to share and two glasses of hot sake for RMB150 every Monday from 5.30pm at SakeMate. 

Jan 13, 5.30pm; RMB150. SakeMate, 7 Yan'an Dong Lu, by Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu 71, . 

Jan 13: Free-Flow Barbecue Mondays at JUJU

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We already like JUJU (see review here), so imagine our excitement to hear they are dropping the already fair prices on Mondays. That's why we plan to start the week right with a reduced-priced free-flow barbecue. Get six cuts of meat and refillable sides for RMB198 (regular price is RMB688). A deal this good means, you'd better make a reservation. 

Jan 13, all night; RMB198 per person. JUJU, 2/F, Three on the Bund, 3 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, by Guangdong Lu 32, .

Jan 14: Cheat Day at Heritage by Madison

Flyer courtesy of Heritage

Heritage by Madison is launching a delicious cheat day temptation, Austin Hus burger and chips Tuesday special. One aged USDA beef burger is RMB78, beef fat fries are RMB68, Brooklyn Lager is RMB40 and bourbon highballs are RMB40. You can behave the rest of the week..

Jan 14, 11.30am; RMB78 burgers. Heritage by Madison, 107, N1, 600 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, by Dongmen Lu 600BFCN1107, .

Jan 15: Healthy Chinese Noodles

Image courtesy of Kaixin Cooking

Fight the cold weather with Kaixin Cooking by learning to cook your own nourishing Chinese noodles and hot soups! You will make fresh dishes with high-quality meat, winter vegetables and lots of nutrition.

Jan 15, 7-9pm; RMB300.

Jan 15: Cocktail Lab

Flyer courtesy of Perch

Perch is shaking things up every Wednesday with Cocktail Lab! Get in your element as their resident cocktail chemist Bryant reveals three brand new cocktails of the week. Purchase drink tickets for RMB100 to try all three, and make sure to let them know your favorite. Cocktail Lab is the catalyst for getting through even the worst hump days, so swing by Perch every Wednesday from 7pm and try the delicious experiments. 

Jan 15, 7pm; RMB100 three drinks. Perch, Rm 107, 445 Jiangning Lu, by Wuding Lu 445107, .

[Cover image courtesy of Kaixin Cooking]

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