Shanghai Children's Hospital

On Thursday March 21 eleven Guytais visited a special unit at the Shanghai children's hospital in Pudong. The unit is run by an organisation called the Bao Bei Foundation. There are 50 to 60 sick babies and children in the unit with an average age of one year. 

The children come to the hospital from orphanages in the east and middle of China. They come to get surgical procedures to correct a variety of conditions - heart problems, eyesight issues, cleft palates, deformed limbs, etc. Their conditions are quite serious, so they need to stay in the hospital from 6 to 12 months.

They then either return to the orphanage they came from or they get adopted by Western families through the Bao Bei Foundation. We had a great visit - gave the children a smiling Guytai's face to make them feel a little better. The unit looks good and the staff are very loving to the children. And many of the Guytais plan to go back on a regular basis. A great outcome and more to come!

Francisco Marin - Photography Exhibition

Francisco Marin, G14 Photo Exhibition, W.I.L.L. Foundation, Shanghai, China

On Saturday March 23rd from 16.00 to 18.00 C14gallery and W.I.L.L. Foundation are inviting you to the first solo photography exhibition by Francisco Marin.  Francisco will exhibit his abstract architectural work, plus the new W.I.L.L. Coffee Table Book and 2 other unique creations for W.I.L.L.

The exhibition is open until April 2nd.  Opening hours are 11am to  They will be closed on Monday.  The address is Rooms 317 & 326, Building 5, Lane 210 Taikang Road (泰康路210弄5号楼317, 近思南路).  +86 (21) 6422 7120.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
A big thank you goes to our event supporters Magnum Wines and Vivien's Homemade.
Please come and join us if you can.
You can read more about Francisco here LinkedIn or Shanghai Daily.

Monthly Shanghai Brewery Guytai Event


THird THursday  . . . . . . of every month

Lunch Meeting
An important monthly discussion regarding the secrets of a successful GT lifestyle in Shanghai, consider future events and welcome/acquaint new GT’s
Shanghai Brewery
15 Dongping Lu, 
near Hengshan Lu 

+86 21 3461 0717
Bold Ideas, Incredible Experiences and a Guy Tai who is new to Shanghai
No rules or guidelines, no reservations or RSVP’s, no set lunches, no food or drink minimums or maximums, no agendas, no dress code
If the place is too boring, closed down, has terrible service or is unacceptable we can decide to change the place to another location/time/day in Shanghai area at anytime.

What's Cooking in Shanghai? Guytais are!

Hold onto your spicy meatballs, because as you can see, we had cleavers in one hand and a glass of wine in the other. On March 4th a group of Guytais got together for a Chinese cooking class.

We started with a tour of the wet market where we learned how to buy fresh ingredients including chicken which we saw transform from clucking to ready for frying in just under 5 mins. Not a typical stroll through Carrefour!  

On the way back to the cooking school, we were tempted by the hair solon (see sign below) that had some incredible deals (for example, see what you can get for 188RMB here in China these days) but decided to pass for now.

Once we arrived at the cooking school we broke out the hot peppers and the wine and got down to work. From sweet and sour soup to Chili Chicken and Mapo Dofu, we learned a lot about Chinese cuisine. Both how to cook and how to eat it.  Fortunately, we finished the day successfully without loosing any fingers to the cutting board and gaining some great experience and maybe a few pounds in the process.

Mixology @ Kerry Parkside - The Chistmas Edition

Mixology @ Kerry Parkside - Christmas Edition

On Wednesday December 12th, seven Guy Tais had a great time at the Kerry Parkside  bar spending the afternoon with Celeste Montanaro Kerry’s famous mixologist specialist who taught us the art of making several holiday drinks as well as additional signature drinks from the Kerry Hotel. We started with a Kir Royale and followed that up with seven other drinks ranging from a bacon bourbon old fashioned to a bloody mary with basil and port to mulled wine and apple cider just to name a few.

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    Thu 16 Nov

    Lunch Meeting @ DAGA BREWPUB, 111 Fuxing Xi Lu, near Yongfu Lu .


    Thu 09 Nov

    GuyTai walk to explore som history along Fisherman's Wharf.


    Thu 06 Nov

    GuyTai walk to explore some history, art, unique spots. From Xujiahui to the Bund.


    Thu 19 Oct

    Lunch Meeting @ HB München Restaurant & Bar, 305 Jinyan Rd, Pudong.

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