Category Archives: Shanghai Delicacies

Moller Villa

I had read about Moller Villa before I set foot in Shanghai, and have since had several encounters with it. The first encounter took me by surprise because ever since my move to Shanghai in 2010, I had been trying … Continue reading

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Fancy Treat

My birthday was arranged by dear friend Jaime. He showed up with 2 Colombian friends, Juan and Giling, Our mutual friends, Laura and Chen Pei, also came. And I also invited my dear colleague-friend, Crystal and her hubby Andy, rounding … Continue reading

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Nanxiang

June 22 was a public holiday in China for the Dumpling Festival (on June 23). It’s also a rainy season now, expected to last a fortnight or so. Waking up on this exceptionally relaxed Friday morning without a care for … Continue reading

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Deli fun

Heya! It’s mid-Feb (what?!) so I guess it’s high time for my first post of the romantic month. Well, for all the romance, food and friends are the best bets. Yesterday, I caught up with two designer friends from Singapore, … Continue reading

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Touching stories

One of the main tasks of a design researcher or designer is to find touching stories that can touch consumers at the core of their emotions. Last Thursday, I confirmed that I had found just such a researcher/designer, confirmed again … Continue reading

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海底捞

On the eve of our ADC Shanghai‘s grand opening party, everyone stayed back to tie up loose ends so that we wouldn’t have funky surprises on the day itself – June 10, 2011. After that, we headed out for a … Continue reading

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做了不起的80后

The huge sign outside the restaurant says: “做了不起的80后” (Be an awesome post-80s). Chinese youth are generally segmented by marketers according to their year of birth, pigeon-holed into two most targeted generations these days: the 80后 (those born through the 1980s) … Continue reading

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