One Night in ... Shanghai


OPULENT: Lounge on an opium bed at Face Bar

YU LEI, former managing editor, Shanghai Tatler
Start out with a walk in the old neighborhoods near the Yuyuan Gardens. This is where Shanghai originated, and you can still get a sense of the ancient rhythms of daily life. Then, head to dinner at a tiny, authentic Shanghainese restaurant called Chun (Spring) on Jinxian Road in the historic [an error occurred while processing this directive] French Concession. Two ordering musts: the braised fatty pork and the glutinous rice balls in a sweet wine broth. To finish the evening, check out modern Shanghai at a hot new bar called Mimosa, located on...

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