[Shanghai] Far-West

Far-West Add: 202 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路202号 Tel: n/a Hours: [soft opening] Fri-Sun 10:30am-10:00pm Price: [galette] 30-95; [crêpe] 38-90; Visited: April 2016 Will return: Yes I heard about Franck Pécol’s new crêperie about a month ago, but I was disappointed on my first visit to discover that they were only open Friday to Sunday during soft opening. So I…

Read More

[Shanghai] U Gastronomy & Lounge

U Gastronomy & Lounge Add: 368 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路368号 Tel: +86 (21) 5435 5737 Hours: [sandwich] 11:00am-11:00pm; [dinner] 6:00pm-11:00pm; [brunch] Sat-Sun 11:00am-2:00pm Price: RMB200-300 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Yes Yet another French restaurant has popped up in the former French Concession. But unlike Franck and Chez Maurice, U Gastronomy & Lounge serves their French classics with a…

Read More

[Shanghai] WIYF Ice Cream

WIYF Add: 202 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路202号 Tel: n/a Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm Price: [single scoop] RMB20; [double scoops] RMB30 Visited: March 2016 Will return: Yes Last time I went to Grains, the line outside WIYF (“What Is Your Flavor”) looked like this. So when I passed WIYF on a Thursday afternoon and discovered only three…

Read More

[Shanghai] Grains

Grains Add: 202 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路202号 Tel: n/a Hours: Mon-Thur 8:00am-6:00pm, Fri-Sun 8:00am-7:00pm Price: [coffee] RMB25-50; [pastry] RMB12-35 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes Since Farine was experiencing some problems with their espresso machine and I didn’t get the latte I was looking forward to, I went down the street to Grains, a relatively new café by…

Read More

[Shanghai] Farine

Farine Add: 1/F Ferguson Lane, 378 Wu Kang Road, Shanghai 武康路378号,武康庭1楼 Tel: n/a Website: farine-bakery.com Hours: Mon-Thur 7:00am-8:00pm, Fri-Sun 7:00am-10:00pm Price: [pastry] RMB20-45; [viennoiserie] RMB14-20; [coffee] RMB30-40 Visited: February 2016 Will return: Yes Unless you go early in the morning or late in the evening, there is guaranteed to be a line outside Farine, the famed French bakery on…

Read More