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It seems only fitting that the largest iteration of Random International's Rain Room be created for the world's biggest economy – recent market tribulations notwithstanding. This weekend saw the unveiling of the new gem in Indonesian-Chinese billi...
It seems only fitting that the largest iteration of Random International's Rain Room be created for the world's biggest economy – recent market tribulations notwithstanding. This weekend saw the unveiling of the new gem in Indonesian-Chinese billi...
At long last, Disney has officially revealed a glimpse into their forthcoming Shanghai Disney Resort, the brand’s largest single foreign investment in China to date. According to intel gleaned at this weekend’s D23 expo, new rides and substantial ...
If slinging a Gucci leather tote over your shoulder or wearing Gucci cat-eye sunglasses while wrapped in your Gucci printed silk-twill scarf doesn’t do enough to show off your commitment to a luxury lifestyle, now you can put your money where yo...
Disneyland is coming to Shangai. The Walt Disney Company unveiled plans on Wednesday for its new resort and theme park, which includes attractions based on Pirates of the Caribbean and TRON, along with a version of the company’s forward-looking...
The people who brought you the famous dancing fountains at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas have launched an equally resplendent project in Shanghai—a series of ornate fountains that will blend water and fire features throughout Daning Li...
The people who brought you the famous dancing fountains at the Bellagio Resort & Casino in Las Vegas have launched an equally resplendent project in Shanghai—a series of ornate fountains that will blend water and fire features throughout Daning Li...
Even if you’ve seen Shanghai first-hand, you’ve never seen it quite like this. JT Singh, a Shanghai-based media artist, takes viewers on a meander through the chaotic neighborhoods with his recent short, “Walk in Shanghai.” You’ll quickly realize ...
Heyday: With its cushy banquettes, terrazzo floors, and waitresses in qipaos, this just-opened club is an homage to Shanghai’s 1930s jazz era, complete with vocalists crooning Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald songs. Bostonian Aaron Feder, whose ...
A five-star rating on Yelp is nice, but there's perhaps no better restaurant recommendation than one that comes from the mouth of a chef. Phaidon's new edition of Where Chefs Eat banks on that idea, curating a culinary expert-sourced guide to the ...
Shanghai's Former French Concession is the city's style hub: a leafy area filled with boutiques, bespoke tailors, and traditional crafts. A few of must-see sites: Helen Lee's headquarters, around the corner from her atelier, which showcases this s...
One Halloween evening, before the great recession briefly dampened spirits in China, I found myself at a party in Shanghai. We were in the so-called French Concession, an oasis of winding tree-lined boulevards and blocks of old European-style mans...
The Noodle Joints Shanghai: Wei Xiang Zhai (pictured) Join a communal table and order ma jiang mian, thick wheat noodles covered in a peanut-sesame sauce and spiked with chili oil. 14 Yandang Lu; 86-21/5383-9032. $ Hong Kong: Kau Kee Beef ...
It is, conservatively, a thousand degrees in the shade of Spencer Dodington’s ten-gallon cowboy hat. So, while I’m enjoying this tall Texan expat’s learned discourse on the cross-cultural stylings of Chinese Deco architecture in 1930’s Shanghai, i...
Hong Kong A burgeoning cultural scene is giving a new dimension to this fast-paced city. Art Walks Four noteworthy galleries and neighborhoods to explore. Wong Chuk Hang: Cutting-edge art spaces are colonizing the former industrial zone. Veter...