elcome to Gossip Fodder, where we babble on about new restaurants, cafes, and bars in Shanghai. This month: Funka del Sur, Together, Mercedes me, and Ratio.
The camera eats first at Together, the new restaurant by chefs Bina Yu and Kim Melvin, where things are designed to make your food look good. But it’s not all style; there’s substance too in the Australian wagyu beef tartare, octopus, and pea and asparagus salad, and roast chicken with tamarind sauce. Leave room for desserts, especially the lemon and sweet basil sorbet, and the black sesame and matcha cake.
546 Yuyuan Road
Mercedes me Store, The Bund
German automobile manufacturer Mercedes Benz wants to be more than just a car brand by expanding into the “modern luxury” restaurant business, their words. They have branches in Hong Kong and Beijing, and while their Shanghai location doesn’t have a drive-thru, you can certainly stop and eat at one of their two restaurants. There’s