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Sometimes Thrifty WoAi

Shanghai is becoming more expensive at an alarming rate. I’ve never, for example, been a huge fan of Wagas, because 50 RMB for a sandwich plus say, 34 RMB for a drink, makes for a rather expensive lunch in my … Continue reading

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One Last Birthday Hurrah!

My company has quite a nice perk – staff do not need to come to work on their birthday, so yesterday, I had probably one of the best birthdays I can remember. I started with a self made strawberry mango … Continue reading

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2 Weeks In Shanghai, Part 2

I mentioned this in passing in part one, but VUE Bar at Hyatt On The Bund is a contender in my opinion, for most breathtaking view of Shanghai as you look out at Pudong on your left and Puxi on … Continue reading

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2 Weeks In Shanghai, Part 1

So you may have heard my brother was here for two weeks with his friend Ben. It was a vacation for them, but for me it was two weeks of playing host and tour guide by night, and working at … Continue reading

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Macarons Galore

If you follow my Twitter feed, you’ll have seen that I bought some LadurĂ©e Macarons while I was in London. They’re expensive and indulgent, but when, like myself, you only visit once a year, the cost doesn’t really come in … Continue reading

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35 Best Street Foods

Have you ever been stuck for ideas on what to eat in Shanghai? If so, this list of 35 of the best street foods, courtesy of CNNGO will ensure you are never short of food ideas, at least till the … Continue reading

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It’s Thanksgiving 2011

Just a quick shout out to all Americans out there who are of course celebrating Thanksgiving today. I say “of course” but most Brits have no idea. I only know because I seem to be on a lot of mailing … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Wo Ai Ni

Warning – do not read if hungry! It’s got to be at least, oh, a couple of weeks since I wrote an “isn’t Hong Kong awesome” post, so we’re about due for another one. I have to try and keep … Continue reading

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Waldorf Astoria Grand Brasserie Shanghai

No more previews. Restaurant week is officially under way and I started the first day at the Grand Brasserie at the Waldorf Astoria which is on the Bund. I should point out that unlike last week’s previews, I was dining … Continue reading

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Restaurant Week Preview : Barcelona At The Bund

You may have heard me mention Dining City’s Restaurant Week once or twice in the last few weeks. On Monday I previewed Japanese restaurant Nanbantei and last night I joined journalists Blessing Waung from Time Out Shanghai and Elaine Chow … Continue reading

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