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The charm of coffee has entranced Shanghainese for more than a century and become part of the city culture. Shanghai now bristles with over 6,000 coffeehouses, the most in the world.
The charm of coffee has entranced Shanghainese for more than a century and become part of the city culture. Shanghai now bristles with over 6,000 coffeehouses, the most in the world.
Inclusive Space welcomes the mentally challenged - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

Inclusive Space welcomes the mentally challenged

The Shanghai Daily project "iDEALCafe2022: Inclusive Space" works with corporations and coffee shops to help mentally disabled youth integrate into society.
From a brick kiln to a trendy coffee shop - Lifestyle in China
Lifestyle

From a brick kiln to a trendy coffee shop

One Step Garden has several cafes in Shanghai, most of them in old historical structures with a bit of history.
C'est Shanghai: A city of coffee in the kingdom of tea - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

C'est Shanghai: A city of coffee in the kingdom of tea

Shanghai boasts more cafes than any other place on earth. But how has China's biggest city become a coffee capital in the kingdom of tea?
C'est Shanghai: Slashers ― Life is beautiful with coffee - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

C'est Shanghai: Slashers ― Life is beautiful with coffee

Video producers, makeup artists, singers and college students, whatever their day jobs are, the slashers who are also baristas or cafe owners share the love for coffee.
C'est Shanghai: A dedicated Japanese barista - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

C'est Shanghai: A dedicated Japanese barista

Opening in 2011, the boutique coffee shop Rumors Coffee Roastery is one of the favorite cafes for many coffee lovers.
C'est Shanghai: From Germany with love for coffee - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

C'est Shanghai: From Germany with love for coffee

Follow Eric Baden who has been in China for 24 years on the coffee journey from Germany to Yunnan Province.
C'est Shanghai: A nostalgic cafe with loneliness - Shanghai Metro News
Metro

C'est Shanghai: A nostalgic cafe with loneliness

As one of the oldest Western restaurants in Shanghai, Deda dating back to 1897 is a nostalgic venue for the older generations of locals.
Shanghai's struggling cafés turning to innovation to survive, just like it's always been - China In Focus News
In Focus

Shanghai's struggling cafés turning to innovation to survive, just like it's always been

Some operators are creating specials like "green code" coffee, others are dabbling in fashion, all harking back to the birth of our early coffee culture.
A cultural blend of literature and coffee - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

A cultural blend of literature and coffee

Sun Ganlu came to literary stardom as an avant-garde writer in the 1980s. He was confident about launching a book club in 2014, when many said nobody reads books anymore.
A cup of joe in the 'city's living room' - Art & Culture in China
Art & Culture

A cup of joe in the 'city's living room'

Traveling, reading and writing are the way Chen Danyan understands the unique identity of Shanghai, as well as the other cities in the world.
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