Starbucks has opened its first all-day dining Reserve Bakery Café with Italian bakery Princi in Shanghai, China. And for the first time—Starbucks brunch.
A quick look at restaurants inside the Xintiandi Plaza. Brands branch off with second locations in Shanghai, and more restaurants close.
This Scoop: Three more hotels to open in Shanghai in 2019, a bar that serves a cocktail out of a bathtub, two new steakhouses, and more.
This Scoop: UP Shanghai is fast becoming the go-to spot for the city’s nightowls, plus cocktail bar Odd Couple and “exotic Cantonese” restaurant
Luminary chef/founder Paul Pairet of Ultraviolet, World’s 50 Best Restaurants No. 24 and Mr & Mrs Bund to open Polux, a Parisian-inspired cafe in Xintiandi, Shanghai.
This Scoop: Asia’s hottest lifestyle destination CÉ LA VI to open in Shanghai, along with luxury hotel brand Rocco Forte. Chef/forager Elijah Holland to open Bloom, a laborious undertaking that pushes the limits of running a sustainable, zero-waste restaurant in China.
The Shanghai Scoop is a monthly column dedicated to the latest food and drink news happening in Shanghai. This Scoop: izakaya Comma, patisserie Ma Tatin, omakase Hulu Sushi, sensationalist all-day brunchy restaurants, and more.