The Year of the Snake is upon us. The tastiest way to join in with the celebrations would have to be feasting at one of Singapore’s many Chinese restaurants.
Here are some of the places to go for a sumptuous meal this Chinese New Year.
Prosperity Set Menus at Min Jiang
Min Jiang, Goodwood Park Hotel, 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221; Tel: 6730 1704
Price: From $98 per person to $1688 for 10 persons.
Availability: 2 to 24 February
Indulge in New Year delicacies at Min Jiang with festive dine-in set menus priced at S$98 and S$118 per person (menu for minimum two persons), and from S$868 to S$1688 per table of ten persons. The chefs have created special festive dishes such as Braised Whole Abalone with Black Moss, Dried Oyster and Flower Mushroom with Seasonal Greens, Oven Baked Pork Ribs in Sesame Peanut Sauce, Prosperity Sea Treasures in Wooden Pot (‘pen cai’), Baked ‘Nian Gao’ with Gula Melaka and Macadamia Nuts and more. The Festive Treasures takeaway set menu is also available at $488 for six persons, with an advance order of one working day. Prosperity ‘Yu sheng’ is included in all dine-in and takeaway set menus.
Li Bai Lunar New Year Set Menus
Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Towers Singapore, 39 Scotts Road, Singapore 228230; Tel: 6839 5623
Price: From $838 for 8 persons to $3998 for 10 persons.
Availability: 25 January to 24 February 2013
Thoughtfully put together by the Master Chefs, Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant’s exquisite celebration set menus offer a creative mix of modern creations and perennial festive favourites such as Double-boiled Superior Bird’s Nest with Rock Sugar, Braised 3-head Whole Abalone with Spiked Sea Cucumber, Steamed “Live” Red Garoupa, Barbequed Suckling Pig and many more.
Forest Prosperous menus
Forest, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Level 1 Equarius Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa; Tel: 65777788
Price: From $168++ per persons for a 6-course menu to $888++ per person for 7-course tasting menu.
Availability: 18 January to 24 February
Welcome the Year of the Snake with a bang – one provided by the bold new flavours at Forest 森, helmed by Local Celebrity Chef Sam Leong. Savour the magic of Chef Leong’s contemporary Chinese cuisine and stimulate your senses with Forest’s Chinese New Year specials such as Braised Superlative Imperial Bird Nest with crabmeat and roe, and Braised 10 Head Dry Abalone with Sautéed Vegetable and Truffle Oil.
Chinese New Year feast at Majestic Bay
Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant, Flower Dome, Gardens By The Bay, 18 Marina Gardens Drive, #01-10; Tel: 6604 6604
Price: From $68++ per person (vegetarian option available)
Availability: 4 to 24 February
Gather your family and friends for a lo hei feast with yu sheng (raw fish salad) featuring Chinese black truffles and salmon. Famed for its fresh seafood, the Majestic Bay Seafood Restaurant celebrates spring with a selection of Lunar New Year set menus. Indulge in dishes like braised ocean sunfish maw with crab meat and luffa in thicken yellow soup, steamed live soon hock fish with minced garlic and pan-fried glutinous flour cake with coconut puree.
Bountiful Chinese New Year Feast at Majestic Restaurant
Majestic Restaurant, 31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road; Tel: 6511 4718
Price: From $88++ per person for a 6-course menu to $4888++ for 8-course Harmonious menu (minimum 10 persons)
Availability: 1 to 24 February
Look no further than award-winning Chef Yong Bing Ngen’s modern Chinese restaurants for an inspiring feed this Chinese New Year. Chef Yong has created nine menus named after lucky Chinese quotes for Majestic Restaurant, including a unique six-course CNY vegetarian menu. If you feel like indulging in an extravagant meal, go for the Harmonious Menu, a lavish eight-course filled with extravagant ingredients combined to give good luck and prosperity for the coming year. Begin by tossing the Australian lobster lo hei followed by barbecued whole suckling pig with skin roasted to crisp perfection. Indulge in Majestic’s signature ‘Buddha jumps over the wall’ double-boiled for 10 hours and steamed wild empurau fish served with three different sauces that will whet your appetite for the deluxe braised fifteen-head quality Australian Xu Rong dried whole abalone and stewed mee sua with Hokkaido scallops and crab roe. End your meal on a sweet note with the imperial bird’s nest with rock sugar and deep-fried traditional nian gao layered with yam and sweet potato.
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