Usher in the Year of The Horse with Chinese New Year DELIGHTs. This is part 1 of our round-up
The Year of the Horse is fast galloping towards us. If you have yet to chose a place to dine with your family, we help you out with this round-up of Chinese New Year menus.
If your appetite for New Year delicacies is growing, you can truly eat a horse. Not literally, of course.
Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant
Indulge in a festive meal at Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant in Carlton Hotel with the new Hokkaido Scallops Yu Sheng and Braised Dried Oysters with Black Moss and Vegetables.
They also have a Hamachi Yu Sheng “Shunde” Style, Abalone Yu Sheng, Longevity Poon Choi, Braised Shark’s Fin Soup, and Braised Sliced Abalone and Dried Oysters with Vegetables, as well as Roasted Whole Boneless Suckling Pig. These are available from Jan 20 to Feb 14.
Visit www.carltonhotel.sg for more.
Gorge yourself at Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s Azur. Their buffet spread includes Fortune Pigs Trotter with Dried Oyster and Black Moss, abundant Steamed Seabass Fillet with Snow Fungus and Lily Flower, and Sea Cucumber with Chinese Mushroom Casserole.
The carving station will also present more oriental flavours with crispy Roasted Duck and Roasted Pork served with Walnut Glaze and Ginger Mustard.
Visit www.crowneplazadining.com/index.php/promotions for more, and reservations.
Consider having your reunion dinner at Diamond Kitchen with dishes such as their Signature Champagne Infused Pork Ribs, Golden Pumpkin Homemade Tofu and their Crunchy Chicken Coated with Salted Egg Yolk.
There is, of course, Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng included in most of their reunion sets.
Visit www.diamondkitchen.com.sg for more.
This Lunar New Year, Min Jiang at Goodwood Park Hotel introduces Snapper with Grilled Puffer Fish Yu Sheng and a Braised Chicken with Sea Treasures in Claypot.
The former features grilled puffer fish and thin snapper slices with mesclun greens, sweet potato and yam crisps, preserved melon strips and prawn roe tossed in sweet plum sauce with crackers and peanuts and sesame seeds.
The latter is a version of pen cai with pork belly, whole Australian abalones, dried oysters, flower mushrooms, black moss and broccoli. These are available from Jan 14 to Feb 14.
Visit www.goodwoodparkhotel.com for more.
Mandarin Oriental’s pen cai from Cherry Garden restaurant weighs more than 25kg and has a diameter of over 45cm.
The pot is filled to the brim with superior items such as braised eight-head abalone, lobsters, scallops, sea cucumber, prawns, dried oysters, conpoy, dace fillet, roasted duck, soy chicken, crispy pork belly, waxed sausages, mushrooms, cabbage and black moss.
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Hua Ting’s Chinese New Year special features braised abalone with fish maw, sea cucumber, whole conpoy with fa cai [prosperity vegetable, which resembles hair], shitake mushrooms and seasonal greens in superior oyster sauce as well as fresh salmon lo hei yu sheng.
Other dishes include stewed venison and crispy roasted duck.
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Tuck into the Abundance Set Menu which offers the Paradise Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng, Braised Shark’s Fin Broth with Conpoy & Crabmeat, Steamed Marble Goby with Supreme Light Soya Sauce, Black Mushrooms with Seasonal Vegetables in Superior Oyster Sauce, Traditional Ginseng Chicken, Poached Live Prawns with Chinese Wine, Fried Rice with Chinese Waxed Sausage served in Lotus Leaf, Sri Lankan Crabs, and Chilled Aloe Vera with Lychee Lemongrass.
Visit www.seafoodparadise.com.sg for more.
Established in 1979, Pioneer Seafood brings their famous Pioneer Nonya Assam Sauce to their Steamed Garoupa dish as well as Steamed Superior Deluxe Pomfret in Teochew Style to the Chinese New Year Menu.
Yam lovers can also enjoy the Pioneer Teochew O Ni with Pumpkin & Gingko Nuts. Do call ahead for the menus, and to reserve.
71 Pioneer Road, #0201, Tuas Amenity Centre, Singapore 639591, Tel: 6863 4750
Royal Plaza on Scotts crafts a yu sheng with eight herbal ingredients to kick start the Year of the Horse.
It includes panax quinquefolius jelly, codonopsis pilosula and ginseng candies to boost energy; crispy salsify to boost the immune system; Solomon’s seal rhizome candies to fortify the lungs and kidneys; red date strips and wolfberries to improve blood circulation and eye sight; and herbal jelly to lend its cooling properties.
E-mail email@example.com to order at least three days in advance, before Feb 14.
Street 50 Restaurant & Bar
Have contemporary Asian fare such as smoked duck and salmon yu sheng, prawn tartare with rock melon and nuts, curry chicken with lychee tempura as well as a lionhead meatball.
The Fortune of Flavours buffet also includes free-flow beer and drinks at $28++.
Visit www.bayhotelsingapore.com/dining for more.