[Shanghai] Taian Table x Bo Shanghai Four Hands Dinner

Taian Table and Bo Shanghai, two of the most formidable players on Shanghai’s dining scene, joined forces last week to present a four hands dinner for two nights, the first one hosted by Bo Shanghai, and the second, which I attended, hosted by Taian Table. With five dishes from each team, as well as amuse-bouches and desserts… Read More [Shanghai] Taian Table x Bo Shanghai Four Hands Dinner

[Shanghai] Capo at Rockbund

Capo at Rockbund Add: 5/F Yi Feng Galleria, 99 East Bei Jing Road, Shanghai 北京东路99号,益丰外滩源5楼 Tel: +86 (21) 5308 8332 Website: capoatrockbund.com Hours: Sun-Wed 5:30pm-1:00am; Thurs-Sat 5:30pm-2:00am Price: RMB400-600 Visited: March 2017 Will return: Yes Please note that this was an arranged tasting. Established in 2012 by Muse Group and Naples-born chef Enzo Carbone, Capo at Rockbund offers a modern take on classic Italian… Read More [Shanghai] Capo at Rockbund

[Shanghai] Brut Cake Café

Brut Cake Café Add: 698 Yu Yuan Road, Shanghai 愚园路698号 Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-9:00pm, Sat-Sun 10:00am-8:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB18-40; [lunch/dinner set] RMB48-72; [brunch] RMB55-78 Visited: February 2017 Will return: Definitely Shanghai’s coffee scene has been positively booming over the last few years, but there is still a considerable void then it comes to the kind of cafes you’d find… Read More [Shanghai] Brut Cake Café

[Tokyo] 神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa

神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa (3 Michelin stars) Add: 1F, 5-37 Kagurazaka, Shinju-ku, Tokyo 東京都 新宿区 神楽坂5-37 高村ビル 1F Tel: +81 (0)3 5225 0173 Hours: Mon-Sat 5:30pm-12am Price: JPY22,000+ (+8% tax and 10% service charge) Visited: September 2016 Will return: Yes Tucked away in a quite little alley in Kagurazaka, Ishikawa is one of the top 10… Read More [Tokyo] 神楽坂 石かわ Kagurazaka Ishikawa

[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