Fresh Tips Nov/Dec 2021

By Shanghai Family 2021-12-28 17:01:41

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The Nutcracker Returns

As we are entering the winter festive season, why not get your tickets to the much-loved Christmas ballet, The Nutcracker. Unlike previous years, this year’s performance includes a new media art team dedicated to introducing new media art effects into the performance. Taking place at the Lyric Theatre inside the Shanghai Grand Theatre, you can get your tickets via 247tickets. Ticket prices range from 180 RMB to 680 RMB. Children under 1.2 m are not allowed to enter, each person in attendance must have a ticket. Address: 300 Renmin Avenue.



Azul Italiano Opens in North Bund

Azul Italiano, the latest project by Peruvian restaurateur Eduardo Vargas, is bringing a flair of Mediterranean to Shanghai’s food and dining scene, serving up classic antipasti, fresh seafood, handcrafted pasta and pizza in the upbeat Sinar Mas Plaza of North Bund. The menu of Azul Italiano is crafted by Venezuelan chef Willmer Colmenares, who joined AZUL & COLCA as executive head chef in 2020. The all-new, Italian-inspired menu of Azul Italiano is on the casual side and perfect for sharing with friends and family. Highlighting fresh ingredients and traditional Italian flavours, Willmer has also added some creative twists to make the dishes special. Azul Italiano also serves Neapolitan-style pizzas fresh from the oven in its open kitchen, featuring both classic and fusion-style recipes. Address: 3F Sinar Mas Plaza, 588 Dongchangzhi Road.



Sam’s Club Opens New Shanghai Flagship Store

Sam’s Club opened a new store location in Pudong, and it is the largest one in Asia. It is over 70,000 sqm and home to the largest selection of new goods of any Sam’s Club. This also includes a Sam’s Health Club and Sam’s Kitchen, a kid’s area, wine, and cooked food area. They even carry the Beyond Burger brand. Address: 599 Wan'an Road.



Lotus Moon Opens

A new restaurant has opened on the Bund. Lotus Moon will serve fusion dishes based on Jiangsu and Zhejiang cuisine. The menu is designed to follow the seasons and uses the freshest of ingredients from both regions including yellow croaker from the East China Sea. Address: 25F, 1 East Jinling Road.



Concordia International School Christmas Bazaar

This year, Concordia International School's Christmas Fair will be held at the Ramada Hotel Jinqiao on the 20th of November. Expect plenty of artisans, vendors and games. It will be an afternoon of fun for all. Address: 18 Xinjinqiao Road.



Chili’s Second Location Opens in Jing'an

The second Chili's location to be opened in Shanghai is at 152 Tongren Road (intersection of West Nanjing Road and Tongren Road). Unlike their Lujiazui location with panoramic views of the Bund, this latest restaurant and bar design brings the concept of a modern casual cafe and bar experience to the city. The zigzag pattern representative of the agave plant, which is a key ingredient of the tequila featured in Chili’s signature hand-shaken margarita line-up, can be seen throughout the bright and cheerful restaurant and bar making it the ideal place to celebrate your everyday big and small moments. Address: 152 Tongren Road (intersection of West Nanjing Road and Tongren Road).