16 Auspicious Dining Options this Lunar New Year 2020

When boxes of mandarin oranges go up for sale at your local supermarket, familiar music takes over your local shopping mall and red decorations are put up overnight, it can only mean one thing ­– the Lunar New Year is here! And with the prosperous celebrations comes the delicious food during reunion dinner with friends and family. If you’re stumped picking out a dining spot this Lunar New Year, here’s X auspicious dining options that’s sure to satisfy everyone. Park Hotel Cla

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at Park Hotel Clarke Quay

The Park Hotel Clarke Quay celebrates the Year of the Rat with a specially curated menu crafted by the hotel's banquet chef, James Wong. The chef, with 40 years’ experience under his belt, challenges himself to come up with brand new dishes for the hotel’s Lunar New Year dinners every year, inspired by how he would cook up a reunion dinner feast for his own family. We sampled the 8-course Ultimate Success Menu ($768++ per table of 9 to 10 pax), which features some of Chef Jam

Thirty8 Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Chinese New Year Menu 2019

It can be tough to decide where to eat during Chinese New Year. But if you haven’t made any plans yet, Thirty8 at Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur seems like an obvious choice. With its Chinese New Year menu available in both a la carte and sets, you don’t have to worry about finding a big group to eat with. Plus you will be afforded a stunning view of the cityscape. This Chinese New Year, Thirty8 at Grand Hyatt will give you well wishes 38 storeys high with their salmon yee sang (av

Chinese New Year Menu in Singapore for 2019

Chinese New Year is just a few weeks away and here are some places we think are worth a visit (and worth the calories. In this year of the pig, expect many porky mouth-watering specials! The Butcher’s Kitchen, Suntec City Mall Start the Lunar New Year right with a prosperity toss or lou hei. The 3 Treasures Porky Yu Sheng ($38.80 for 10 pax) from The Butcher’s Kitchen is unlike any other. This yusheng spots three key ingredients: golden roast pork belly, char siew and fried p

Grand Chinese New Year Feast at Jade Restaurant @ The Fullerton Hotel

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore welcomes the Year of the Pig with an auspicious feast at Jade Restaurant from the 21st January to 19th of February 2019. The menu features premium ingredients such as lobster, suckling piglet, caviar and bird’s nest and priced at an auspicious $2,388(for 10 persons and orders should be made two days’ in advanced). The Grand Fullerton Golden Feast menu at Jade restaurant, isn't like any other Chinese restaurants that I've been to. You can forget a

FOOK KL, Jalan Sultan Ismail

Since Chinese New Year is around the corner, we’ve been going for many CNY tastings. FOOK KL, a pre-launched Asian restaurant under the famed Tamarind group, was one of them. A stunning restaurant, like its sister properties, FOOK KL dresses to impress with its empress dowager-esque settings. There is no doubt that you’re stepping into an oriental pavilion when you walk into FOOK. FOOK, which is the Chinese character for prosperity, is an appropriate moniker for the contempor

Oriental Chinese Cuisine, Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar

The end of 2018 is upon us - can anyone believe that Chinese New Year 2019 is approaching us (and quickly too)? Chinese New Year in the year of 2019 falls on 5 February - astonishingly early. Lucky for us yee sang enthusiasts who can't wait for CNY, the Pullman Kuala Lumpur in Bangsar has already launched their Prosperity New Year set menu (YES - you can have yee sang now!) that will run up to 19 February 2019 for both lunch and dinner. Do note that this menu is halal - what

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Changi Airport

Some might associate airports with goodbyes, but I think that it’s also a place of reunions. It’s more and more common for family members to be overseas these days, whether it’s for school or work, so a reunion dinner at Changi Airport seems really appropriate. The four major Chinese restaurants at Changi Airport has a bountiful spread to make your reunion with those traveling back home for the Lunar New Year a special one. Here are some of my favourites Dian Xiao Er, Paradis

Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant, Quality Hotel

Vegetarians out there, rejoice! Here's a place for you to have a great reunion dinner this Chinese New Year. I’ve been to their franchise outlet, Lotus Kitchen and have been thoroughly impressed by dishes that are comparable to non-vegetarian dishes! When Lotus Vegetarian launched their Lunar New Year set menus -- that caters four to ten pax (from $188++) -- I just had to try their mouth-watering dishes. As tradition, we started of with a Yu Sheng, with the usual sliced salmo

Royal Canton Chinese New Year Set, DC Mall

You can't help but to feel like you have stepped into a grand oriental palace as you enter Royal Canton. With its ornamental blue and white porcelain, gorgeous oriental art lining the walls, wooden bird cages, glowing Chinese lanterns, and classical oriental music - Royal Canton is one of the most beautiful Chinese restaurants in Kuala Lumpur. It also makes the perfect setting for your Chinese New Year lunch or dinner! Royal Canton has a number of different Chinese New Year s

Dragon Bowl, Aperia Mall

This is the second time Dragon Bowl is treating us to their amazing Cantonese food. This time, we dined at its Aperia Mall outlet. We started off with some festive offerings for the upcoming Lunar New Year. This festive season, Dragon Bowl offers its customers with a unique gastronomic experience that is unlike the standard contemporary Cantonese cuisine. This time of year, customers can enjoy Dragon Bowl's specially curated value-for-money Fortune Package ($288 for regular a

Auspicious Chinese New Year Feast at the Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant

Chinese New Year comes early this year and it's happening just a few weeks after all the Christmas and New Year celebrations! This coming Lunar New Year, the iconic Prima Tower Revolving Restaurant is offering a special Chinese New Year Menu featuring seven dishes and seven set menus, to usher in good luck and wealth for the new year. The seven dishes include: 1. Wealthy Nian Gao (Round) ($23.80) Made with glutinous rice, this traditional round-shaped Chinese New Year cake is