The Lunar Year of The Rat 2020 is just around the corner!
If you’re still looking for recommendations for that family feast, here are some restaurants to consider for your Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Cost: SG$78 – 138
Offering one of the more affordable Chinese New Year set menus in Singapore, Blue Lotus brings to the table various dishes such as its “Tan Jia” Style Fish Maw And Bamboo Pith Soup, Claypot Hua Tiao Drunken Prawns, Claypot Marble Goby Fish And Steamed Fragrant Chinese Sausage Fried Rice With Dried Shrimps In Lotus Leaf. Mouth-watering and cost-effective, it’s a great way to ring in the Year of The Rat!
Cost: SG$88 – 2,688
Try out Peach Garden’s healthier take on the traditional Yu Sheng that’s complete with fresh scallops and chia seeds. Additionally, don’t miss out on their desserts such as the Tang Yuan with birdnest to end the meal on a sweet note. Other than that, the restaurant is also offering special promotions such as discount and vouchers during this festive season!
Ling Zhi Vegetarian
Cost: SG$88 – 698
Vegetarians, rejoice! Ling Zhi Vegetarian restaurant by the Tung Lok Group brings you and your family gourmet Chinese Vegetarian cuisine featuring innovative and quality dishes.
Their Lunar New Year special offers various set meals to satisfy even the most discerning vegetarians. Whet your appetite with their unique Mushroom True Bisque served in Stone Pot, or signature Vegetarian Yu Sheng.
Halal Special: Atrium Restaurant
Cost: From SG$80/adult | SG$25/per child
For our Muslim friends who are celebrating Chinese New Year, the newly Halal-Certified Atrium Restaurant at Holiday Inn offers a wide spread of dishes in their Chinese New Year buffet. Enjoy signature local dishes as well as a scrumptious international fare as you dine without worries.
The Chinese Library
The Chinese Library has curated a delectable 8-course menu for its guests this Lunar New Year 2020. Some of the dishes include its signature Chrysanthemum “Thousand Cut” Silken Tofu in Chicken Soup, Wagyu beef rib with dill butter toast, and the limited-edition fresh abalone, chopped chilli peppers and scallions, topped with clove fish to usher in an abundance of wealth.
Cost: From HK$2,588
If you’re looking for classic, old-age Chinese New Year culinary traditions, Executive Chef Wong Kwan Man has created a menu full of symbolic festive foods for Old Bailey’s Chinese New Year menu. Expect classic dumplings, fish and rice cakes (to bring good fortune), or savour the Family Pot, braised pigs trotters and savoury Shanghainese Ningbo rice cakes.
Vegetarian Special: Dong Lai Shun
With vegetarian restaurants gaining popularity to accomodate all types of diners, Dong Lai Shun in The Royal Garden (Tsim Sha Tsui East) has a vegetarian option created by Executive Chef Sze Chiu-kwan. The soup base is made with carrots and fermented red bean curd, and the poon choi includes vegetarian items that mimic abalone and sea cucumber. It also includes plant-based protein Omnipork (a plant-based pork alternative) sesame meatballs, a tofu-based “lucky pocket” and a vegetarian dumpling filled with yellow fungus, carrots, water chestnuts, mushrooms and bamboo piths.