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

New dishes @ Chengdu, Amoy Street

Calling all mala enthusiasts, Chengdu is back again with new curated dishes set to tantalise those taste buds! Although Chengdu was just launched last April, this is our third invitation (you may read our previous write-ups here and here by our lovely editor Sam!), and we are curious to see if Chengdu could deliver once again. Without further ado, we started off with the Chicken Feet with Preserved Vegetables ($13.80++). Don’t let its plain-looking exterior fool you, for this

Fragrant Garden, Upper Serangoon

Inside a shopping mall (that looks like it has never changed since the late 90’s) is a hidden foodie gem probably known only to its loyal customers. It’s not too hard to spot — the Fragrant Garden restaurant was the only lot inside Upper Serangoon Shopping Centre that was bustling with activity. Thanks to Quandoo, I had the chance to try this Teochew style restaurant that’s been around since the 1950s, currently run by its second generation owner. These pork and shrimp rolls

Our 15 favourite places to eat at Jewel Changi Airport

Probably the most beautiful retail complex in Singapore, I believe that Jewel Changi is one of Singapore's prized gems. But what makes it so beautiful? It's home to the world’s tallest 40m indoor waterfall, a lush indoor forest and the first Pokemon Centre outside of Japan. On top of all that, it’s the new home for over 100 restaurants — with a number of established international eateries making their debut. With that many choices for lunch or dinner, this begs the ultimate q

Paradise Teochew, VivoCity

I have always been a huge fan of Chinese cuisine, so when I heard that Paradise Teochew has opened a new outlet in VivoCity, I had to pay this outlet a visit. Greeted by an elegant traditional Chinese setting, this 240 seater outlet in VivoCity is offering 13 new innovative interpretations of traditional Teochew dishes exclusive to the Vivocity outlet. To kick off the feast for the night, we were first served the Teochew-Style Roasted Suckling Pig ($198), featuring a 25-day-o

Le Shrimp Ramen, Paragon

If you love your prawns as much as we do, you’ll be delighted to know that a restaurant that specialises in juicy shrimp goodness, Le Shrimp Ramen from the Paradise Group, has recently opened in Paragon! Having had a craving for good prawns, we were ecstatic when we received an invite to see if it was as praiseworthy as we heard! Paradise Group manages over 40 restaurants locally and they usually do not disappoint with their concepts, hence there was already a bar set in