Lucky You is a Cantonese restaurant in Shanghai serving all-day dim sum and excellent Cantonese barbecue. It’s affordable, tasty and open late.
Southeast Asian food at Portman’s Restaurant—curried lamb shanks, saucy chili crab, heaving bowls of wok-fried noodles and durian dessert.
Bites & Brews just opened a fourth location in Lujiazui’s Super Brand Mall, their second location in Pudong. Sandwiches and brunch right here.
Rustic European and modern Asian fare at Ottimo, the hot new wine bar and restaurant in Shanghai. Excellent atmosphere, value for money and great service.
Maolago is a restaurant and bar in Shanghai that serves contemporary Guizhou bar snacks, hotpot, wine and cocktails. Good for dates and adventurous palates.
Charcoal-grilled meat platters, skewers and cocktails—Barbarian opens a new location in Plaza 66. New grilled sets, cocktails and a killer rooftop.
Cellar To Table is a Mediterranean restaurant and wine bar housed within a villa at 20 Donghu Lu in Shanghai. I highly recommend it.
Xiao’s Izakaya is a quirky Japanese restaurant in Shanghai’s Gubei district that serves skewers, sashimi and izakaya staples until late. Highballs for ¥40.
Michelin one-star modern Asian and French restaurant Sir Elly’s at The Peninsula Shanghai switches from textbook modern fine dining by adding Asian flavors.
Mr & Mrs Bund reopens with a new menu sporting luxurious seafood towers and big trays of grilled meats. Check out the dishes here.