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Shenyang - day shopping trip

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Shenyang - day shopping trip

Time: April 30, 2012 all day
Location: Shenyang
City/Town: From the chun - sunshine city
Event Type: shopping
Organized By: Changchun Friends
Latest Activity: May 1, 2012

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We are planning a day trip to Shenyang to sightsee, shop and eat good food. We would hire a coach and leave around 8.00am and plan to be back around 8.00pm

IKEA, Metro - a western supermarket (think City Supermarket but bigger!), good restaurant etc

For the supermarket you will need to bring your passport - more info to follow

We will meet outside Macdonalds at 7.30-8.00am

Anyone up for it?

If we get enough people we will hire a coach so it is easy to bring things back

We're all going on a summer holiday........

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Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 23, 2012 at 13:03

when is that?

Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 23, 2012 at 11:23

Got the day off! YEAH! So Richard, do you have any nice ideas for Lunch whilst we are there.!?

Comment by Amanda Williams on March 22, 2012 at 15:18

sounds good!

Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 17, 2012 at 18:04
Looks good Richard. Looking forward to it.
Comment by Richard Roman on March 16, 2012 at 19:10

Did some research and came up with this:

3 major foreign grocery stores in Shenyang

Updated: 19 Aug 2011
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Although Chinese food is delicious, there are some days you can’t help but crave the comfort foods from home. Having a bite of a turkey sandwich, good pizza, pasta or a sip of good beer, can transport one right back home, if only for a second.
Luckily for us, Shenyang is getting more and more foreign grocery stores. Metro, Olé and Isetan, are three foreign grocery stores, near the city center, that carry a general array of foreign imports such as cereal, coffee, butter, cheese, imported beer, wine and liquor. So get out there and get a taste of home.
1) Metro
This monster of a store is housed inside of a huge dimly lit warehouse, similar to a Costco or Sam’s Club in the United States. Metro has a good general supply of foreign cuisine must-have’s including, but not limited to, the following: a vast supply of imported wines, mostly from France and Italy, imported liquors such as rum, vodka and champagne as well as imported beers, a decent cold cereal supply that consists mostly of Frosted Flakes and Corn Flakes, Philadelphia cream cheese, sliced cheddar cheese, pasta and pasta sauces and imported chocolate from Europe. This is a great place to buy in bulk.
One important thing about Metro is you need a membership to shop there; this can be obtained by bringing a passport, introductory letter from your employer and proof of your employment, like a contract or business card.
Add:  2 Xinggong Jie, Tiexi District, Shenyang
Tel:  024 2564 8888 
Opening hours: 06:00-22:00
2) Olé
Olé is the newest foreign cuisine grocery store to open in Shenyang. It is located in the basement of a newly opened high-end mall called Mixc. Olé fits in well with the gloss of the mall; and it has the ambiance of a high class boutique. The store is light and airy with trendy light features and smooth jazz piano background music. Olé carries the same basic products as Metro, such as butter, cheese, cold cereal, pasta and wine; however, the product
Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 16, 2012 at 15:48

going down on the train.

Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 16, 2012 at 15:48

Better for me actually, just got one class scheduled for that day so I think I will double that up the week before!

Comment by Richard Roman on March 16, 2012 at 14:53

I have had to change the date to the 28th April

Comment by Jack Field on March 15, 2012 at 18:25

Great idea. Looking forward to it. A slab of VB cans is on my list - and maybe some Chartruese.

Comment by Richard ridealgh on March 15, 2012 at 12:34

looks like i'M TAKING THE DAY OFF!

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