Win-win

(That's Shanghai )
Updated: 2006-08-30 10:20

Win-winBillionaire Steve Wynn is nothing if not extravagant. His new Las Vegas property, modestly titled Wynn Las Vegas, boasts numerous rooms, bars and restaurants, where well-heeled gamblers can bet in luxury.

Shanghai’s Wynn Win, however, will appeal to those with higher taste. The sleek, all-white interior, minimalist furniture and clever use of space create an artful environment, and we don’t mean kitsch.

Even the menus, designed to resemble hardbound college notebooks, offer a heady lesson – that is, if one is studying mixology. Our Wynn Win Martini (RMB 98) was textbook perfect, made with a strong, satisfying base of Grey Goose Vodka. Only the music was tasteless, played loud and hard, with a driving robotic dance beat. Still, the majority of fashionistas and wealthy Chinese businessmen in attendance seemed to be enjoying the experience, one we hesitate to call "win-win".


Opening hours: 8:30pm-4am.
Address: 5/F, 1266 Nanjing Xi Lu, inside Plaza 66
Tel:021-62886222



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