Dragon Bowl’s Lunar New Year Menu Is Perfect For Your Reunion Dinner

Tuck into set menus that symbolise luck, happiness, fortune and health

Photos: Weekender

Located on the second floor in Marina Square’s new wing, Cantonese restaurant Dragon Bowl is offering six special Lunar New Year set menus, as well as a takeaway option for those of you who prefer to dine in the comfort of your own home.

Considering that Dragon Bowl refers to the imperial meal made for emperors in ancient China, it’s no surprise that the restaurant prides itself on the highest service, ingredients, and even ambience. The interior was decked out in comfy leather chairs, and the spacious dining area has plenty of natural sunlight thanks to the ceiling-to-floor windows.

To kick off our Prosperity Set Menu ($888 for 10 persons), we were presented with the Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng with Fish Roe. The yu sheng was sweet and flavourful, and the appetising sauces and seasonings paired well with the all the tossed up ingredients.

Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng with Fish Roe

The steamed Red Grouper that came next was cooked to just the right texture that the meat slid off the bones without much effort. Incredibly fresh without a single trace of fishiness smell, all we could taste was the natural sweetness of the steamed fish, which proved to be more than enough. If you prefer a little bit more flavour, just lather a slice of the fish in the soya sauce and you’re good to go.

Steamed Red Garoupa in Hong Kong Style

The piquant taste of the black truffle alerted our noses to this noodle dish before we even caught sight of it. Taste-wise, the black truffle oil did add a rich kick to the dish, and we really liked the addition of the beansprouts which added plenty of crunch.

Braised E Fu Noodles with Conpoy and Black Truffle Oil

Presented in a uniquely-shaped plate that looked deceptively shallow, the shark’s fin was served up in generous portions. The texture was smooth and the broth was rich and flavourful, all without needing a single drop of vinegar we’re all so used to dousing over our sharks’ fins.

Braised Superior Shark’s Fins with Yunan Ham

Dragon Bowl Fortune Package

If you’re looking to enjoy the festive feasting in the comfort of your own home, the Dragon Bowl Fortune Package ($288 for 5 persons, $468 for 10 persons) is a value-for-money option you should consider. The exquisite takeaway package comes with a Prosperity Abalone Yusheng with Fish Roe; Herbal Kampong Chicken with Cordyceps; Yuan Yang Rice Wrapped in Lotus Leaf with Waxed Meat and Sakura Shrimp; and Dragon Bowl Prosperity Fortune Treasure Pot. $50 and $100 complimentary cash vouchers will also be given with every purchase of regular and large Fortune Package respectively.

Dragon Bowl’s Lunar New Year menu items are available from 1 February to 2 March. All Dragon Bowl’s outlets will open throughout Chinese New Year except on 16 February.

Address: Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd, 03-129A, Singapore 039594
Tel: 6858 1588
Opening Hours:  10:30am to 10pm (Monday to Friday); 10am to 10pm (Saturday and Sunday)

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