[Shanghai] Taian Table

Taian Table Add: disclosed upon reservation Tel: n/a Website: taian-table.cn Hours: Tue-Sat 6:00pm-12:00am (last order 8:00pm) Price: [14-course] RMB1,388; [10-course] RMB1,088 Will return: Definitely It is rare to have the chance to watch a restaurant find its voice and grow into its ambitions. When that happens, the experience can be fantastic and thrilling. I found that thrill at Taian Table, the private dining… Read More [Shanghai] Taian Table

[Shanghai] Pelikan (2)

Pelikan Add: 225 Xi Kang Road, Shanghai 西康路225号 Tel: +86 (21) 6266 7909 Hours: [lunch] Mon-Fri 11:00am-2:30pm; [brunch] Sat-Sun 11:30am-2:30pm; [afternoon tea] Mon-Sun 2:30pm-5:30pm; [dinner] Mon-Sat 5:30pm-12:00am Price: [dinner] RMB250-350 Visited: February 2017 Will return: Yes Pelikan, the Nordic-inspired restaurant tucked in a residential street in Jing’an, has been open all of nine months, but its food already feels… Read More [Shanghai] Pelikan (2)

[Shanghai] Strangas Dessert Boutique

Strangas Dessert Boutique Add: 51 Yong Kang Road, Shanghai 永康路51号 Tel: +86 (21) 3356 1137 Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm Price: [cakes] RMB48-78; [pastries] 15-30; [drinks] 20-45 Visited: February 2017 Will return: Yes A fairly recent addition to Yongkang Road, Strangas Dessert Boutique is the world’s second pastry shop by chef Nikolaos Strangas. The original shop in Copenhagen opened… Read More [Shanghai] Strangas Dessert Boutique

[Tokyo] Abysse

Abysse (1 Michelin star) Add: 1/F Aoyama TMI, 4-9-9 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo 港区 南青山4-9-9 AOYAMA TMI 1F Tel: +81 (0)3 6804 3846 Website: http://abysse.jp/en/ Hours: closed Wednesday; [lunch] 12:00pm-1:30pm; [dinner] 6:30pm-8:30pm Price: [lunch] JPY4,500; [dinner] JPY9,000 (+8% tax and 10% service charge) Visited: September 2016 Will return: Yes It is no longer the rare chef who decides to take a… Read More [Tokyo] Abysse

[Shanghai] Highline

Highline Add: 6/F The Ascott Residence, No.282 Middle Huaihai Road, Shanghai 淮海中路282号雅诗阁公寓6楼 Tel: +86 (21) 6333 0176 Hours: Mon-Sun 11:30am-1:30am Price: [lunch] RMB150-250; [dinner] RMB250-350 (without drinks) Visited: January 2017 Will return: Yes Chefs Anna Bautista and Sean Jorgensen, the formidable team behind a slew of successful dining concepts around town including Chez Maurice and Al’s Diner, have… Read More [Shanghai] Highline