Get your veg on
1. Anna Maya This cute cafe on Taojiang Lu serves a great selection of vegetarian and vegan food in a retro setting.  2. Kush The newest kid on the block, Kush is a tiny space with a strong sustainable focus, serving tasty Western and Asian dishes. 3. Godly Vegetarian If you're a veggie in...
Nov 18 2011
Susie Gordon
restaurants
Changes afoot @ Yucca
Australian drinks and cocktails specialist Ryan Noreiks has recently joined the Laris team as Bars & Drinks Manager at artisan cocktail bar Yucca. His main responsibility will be creating the sort of innovative and seasonal drink menus that the Sinan Mansions bar is famous for. ...
Nov 17 2011
Susie Gordon
nightlife
MeWellness deals
Personal trainer Murat Erbaytan (formerly of OneWellness) recently opened MeWellness - a concept designed for the city and people of Shanghai. Throughout November MeWellness is offering you the opportunity to try Yoga, Fitness Bootcamps and Circuit Training. Get a one-week pass for...
Nov 7 2011
Susie Gordon
health
Sushi Raku
The 195 Anfu complex may have some competition in the form of Anfu Court just down the road, but the addition of Sushi Raku is another string to its bow. Located beside Mi Thai on the second floor of the development, Raku is run by Miyagi Shima San and Barbara Dai Hong, and is part of the Willis...
Oct 23 2011
Susie Gordon
nightlife
Stop thief!
On October 17th at around 12:05, three guys in suits entered Da Marco Italian Restaurant and stole the reservation book from the reception desk. A couple of days prior, the same thing had happened at another Italian restaurant close by.  The question on a lot of lips is "Why a reservation...
Oct 22 2011
Asia City Staff
restaurants
Sleep naked
Set among the forest-clad peaks that make Moganshan famous, naked Stables is the latest endeavor from the people behind naked Retreats. Located outside Hangzhou, Moganshan is fast becoming the go-to for Shanghai residents in search of some R&R outside of the city, and naked Stables promises...
Oct 18 2011
Susie Gordon
travel
Where the alchemy happens
There's good news and bad news coming from Sinan Mansions. The bad news is that Alchemist's founding bar manager Ryan Noreiks is leaving the team. The good news comes in the form of his replacement, Chris, who hails from Melbourne. Chris's most recent posts were at Berlin Bar and...
Oct 18 2011
Susie Gordon
nightlife
Southeast Asia’s largest horticultural exposition is returning to Chiang Mai, for 99 whole days, to celebrate the 84th birthday of HM King Bhumibol, HM the Queen’s 80th birthday and the Crown Prince’s 60th birthday next year. This year’s theme is greentitude, and the expo...
Oct 17 2011
Top Koaysomboon
travel
Lola has every reason to celebrate its one-year anniversary. It has established itself as a late-night clubbing destination, constently bringing us quality electronic dance musc and great parties. Now the Lola crew is doing the birthday bash Lola-style: with a weekend-long celebration. Expect to...
Oct 13 2011
Stella Shu
nightlife
In yet another mind-numbingly silly (if mildly amusing) rom-com, Justin Timberlake plays Dylan, a hotshot newly arrived in New York from LA for an interview for a GQ art director post that his buddy Jamie (Mila Kunis) arranged for him. They’re both A-type personalities looking out for their...
Sep 28 2011
Diane Wong