CHARCOHOL is a gastrolounge in Shanghai that serves craft cocktails by acclaimed mixologist Cross Yu and global cuisine inspired by the charcoal grill.
High Yaki is a Japanese restaurant in Shanghai that does yakitori, yakiniku, and dry-aged beef. It is fantastic and should be high on your to-eat list.
Asian Plus is a casual restaurant serving Malaysian-inspired food, namely, Hainanese chicken rice. Good for a cheap meal and a taste of Southeast Asia.
Lady Vietnam is a cozy Vietnamese restaurant and café on Yongkang Lu. The service is lovely, the space homey, and the portions massive.
Ng Ah Sio Bak Kut Teh is a popular Singaporean restaurant chain that has opened their first Shanghai outpost in the newly minted One ITC mall in Xujiahui.
French fine dining at Maison Lameloise Shanghai, a Michelin one-star restaurant in the Shanghai Tower. Here’s what you can expect from lunch.
East-meets-West brunch at Heritage by Madison. Self-described as “80’s era dim sum carts meets New York brunch without boundaries.”
Pass Residence is a natural wine bar and café that serves an Italian-inclined menu of antipasti, pastas, and pizzas. Instantly likeable and affordable.
KIN Urban Thai Kitchen is a casual Thai restaurant in Shanghai. The cozy cafe has a northern Thai accent and dishes are comforting and easily likeable.
Garlic Barbecue is an American barbecue restaurant that’s smoking brisket, ribs, and more right in Xintiandi, Shanghai.