Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts
Prosperity Yusheng with Lobster, Salmon & Crispy Fish Skin from Si Chuan Dou Hua at Parkroyal on Beach Road

Chinese New Year (CNY) officially begins on Feb 10, 2024, marking the beginning of the Year of the Dragon. While there are all manner of treats to munch on, here’s our choice of toss-worthy prosperity yu shengs and menus that tickle our taste buds.


Prosperity Fugu and Salmon Roe Yu Sheng with Fresh Greens, Si Chuan Dou Hua (UOB Plaza and Parkroyal on Beach Road)

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Si Chuan Dou Hua is the first in Singapore to serve Fugu Yu Sheng ($198), available for dine-in or takeaway at UOB Plaza and Parkroyal on Beach Road. The fugu comes from Shimonoseki, where only specially licensed chefs handle the famed pufferfish.

For dine-in, it offers seven set menus (from $108++ to $388++ per person), fusing traditional flavours with contemporary finesse. Visit UOB Plaza to indulge in two of executive Cantonese chef Hoo Chee Keong’s signature dishes: Waxed Meat Rice with Foie Gras and Salted Egg wrapped in Lotus Leaf, and Double-boiled Hasma with Ginseng and Sea Coconut served in Whole Coconut. 

For takeaways, there is the Home Reunion Feast ($588 ++ for five to $888++ for 10 persons, only at UOB Plaza) with Yu Sheng and Pen Cai; Prosperity Set ($68; Carrot Cake and Nian Gao); and Happiness Set ($78; Kueh Lapis with prunes and a choice of Carrot Cake or Nian Gao). 

For takeaway orders and reservations, visit here. 


Prosperity Exotic Garden Yusheng, Pan Pacific Orchard, Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

The new hotel kicks off CNY at The Chairman’s Lounge, a posh new space for 16 guests. Available for dine-in and takeaway ($188+, eight to 10) is the Prosperity Exotic Garden Yusheng, a delicious ensemble of over 20 fresh vegetables and fruits, layered with whisky-infused sea cucumber, perfectly poached lobster, sliced abalone and unexpected ingredients like pistachio, red lettuce, beetroot, dried strawberries, and crispy brown rice. It is complemented by osmanthus sauce and black truffle sauce, enriched with Japanese matsutake mushrooms. 

Among the set menus is the eight-course Eternity Reunion ($3,288++ for 10 ) with dishes such as Braised Australian Lobster with Diced Water Chestnut & Yam Paste, Steamed Fish Steak in Superior Light Soya Sauce with Seasonal Greens, Deep-Fried Fish Head & Belly With Dried Chilli, Braised Dried Oyster with Whole Abalone in Golden Superior Stock and Snow Pea Shoot, and Poached Five-Grain Rice with Lobster, Scallop, Sakura Shrimp, Bamboo Clam and Conpoy in Fish Soup. 

For reservations and pre-orders, visit here.


Harvest Yu Sheng, Peach Blossoms at Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay, Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Peach Blossoms’ Harvest Yu Sheng ($188++ for five/$288++ for 10, dine-in only) invites guests to “smash” a nitrogen-infused rose into a medley of kanpachi, abalone, crispy whitebait, and organic mixed fruits. Available for dine-in and takeaway are Fortune Abalone Yu Sheng ($138++/$188++), Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng with Crispy Whitebait ($128++/$168++), and Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng ($108++/$148++). 

Another takeaway is the Blossoming Abalone Treasure Pot ($328 for five/$588 for 10) with ingredients like 10-head Whole Abalone, Sea Cucumber, Scallop, Braised Pig’s Trotter, Roast Duck, Dried Oyster, Prawn, Flower Mushroom, Lotus Root, Dace Fish Ball, and Radish.

Not into set meals? Make a reservation for Peppermint’s Jubilant Abundance Feast at $108++ per person, from Feb 12 to 25. Buffet offerings include lobsters, snow crabs, and shellfish, sashimi, a salad bar, Urban Farm Prosperity Yu Sheng and a seemingly endless variety of Asian and international dishes such as Steamed Chawanmushi with Mushroom and Gingko Nut, Cantonese-style Braised Black Angus Beef Short Ribs, Singapore Laksa with Lobster, KL-style Seafood Dai Lok Mee, and a host of desserts. 

For reservations, takeaways and preorders at Peach Blossoms, visit here. For reservations at Peppermint, visit here.


Yu Sheng Platters, Hai Tien Lo at Pan Pacific Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Savour an exquisite selection of masterfully prepared set menus by executive chef Ricky Leung and auspicious takeaway treats showcasing the finest of Cantonese cuisine at Hai Tien Lo. Set menus start from $128 per person, from Jan 22 to Feb 25. A la carte specialities, available from Jan 22 to Feb 8, feature delectable dishes such as Braised Imperial Swiflet’s Nest with Lobster and Bamboo Pith ($128 per person), and Barbecued Crispy Whole Suckling Pig ($438 whole).

Toss to prosperity with four types of Yu Sheng Platters. Abundance Yu Sheng ($288 large) has whole abalone, lobster, scallops, coral clams, crystalline ice plant and dragon fungus; while the classic Double Blessing Yu Sheng ($128 large, $88 small) has smoked salmon, crispy silver whitebait and dragon fungus. A vegetarian option is also available. 

For more details on Hai Tien Lo’s CNY offerings, visit here.

Prosperity Yu Sheng, Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Available for dine-in at Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant and takeaway at $288 nett (large), the Prosperity Yu Sheng stars Western Australian rock lobster, sustainably-sourced Irish smoked salmon, yellowfin tuna, caviar, and salmon roe with julienned carrots, cucumbers, radish, pickled ginger, and deep-fried vermicelli, all kissed with gold leaf. Opt for this year’s special Bayberry Yusheng Dressing which impart a tangy and sweet flavour. 

Until Feb 24, Wan Hao also has four six- to eight-course Lunar New Year sets for lunch and dinner with prices starting from $138.80++ per person. The Celebrations of Fortune 8-Course Set ($168.80++ per person for four to 10) includes Double-Boiled Fish Maw Soup with Velvet Mushroom, Wok-Fried Giant Tiger Prawn with Almond Flake in Superior Light Soya Sauce,  Lobster in Spicy X.O. Sauce, Roast Irish Duck Marinated with Black Truffle and Wild Mushroom, 3-Head Australian Abalone with “Sha Jing” Oyster, Glutinous Rice with Chinese Sausage in Lotus Leaf, and Creamy Pumpkin Hashima, Lily Bulb Deep-Fried Purple Sweet Potato along with Yam Nian Gao Spring Roll.

The hotel’s counter for sweet treats is also open and offers, among others made-to-order Koi Fish Nian Gao, Koi Fish Fresh Mango Pudding, and Koi Fish Osmanthus Water Chestnut Cake, all $60 nett each. You can also order its famous Bird’s Nest Eight Treasures Pot to go, starting at $558 nett.

For takeaways and advanced reservations, visit here. 

Kaleidoscope of Prosperity Yu Sheng in “Shun De” Style with Australian Lobster, Yan

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Yan’s headlining Kaleidoscope of Prosperity Yu Sheng in “Shun De” Style with Australian Lobster ($238++ to $418++) is a mountain of crispy vermicelli crowned with shredded purple and yellow sweet potatoes, pickled ginger, gold flakes, and succulent lobster, which translates directly from Mandarin to “dragon shrimp”.

Celebrate at the restaurant with curated a la carte dishes and six set menus ($128++ to $268.80++ per person). The Golden Treasures menu ($268++) offers Prosperity Yellowtail Fish Yusheng “Shun De” Style, Double-boiled Collagen Soup with Shredded Sea Cucumber, Signature Roasted Sliced Suckling Pig, Braised Two Head Whole Abalone with Noodles in Abalone Sauce, and more. 

Yan’s signature Harvest Pen Cai, replete with ingredients valued for their symbolism, is also available for takeaway (from $340+) as are the yu sheng and Lunar New Year Takeaway Set ($108+ per person; minimum of four). 

For takeaways and more information on dine-in options, visit here.

Auspicious Dragon Yu Sheng, Shang Palace at Shangri-La Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Exclusively available for dine-in at Shang Palace is this showstopping Auspicious Dragon Yu Sheng ($238++). Fresh vegetable strands form an endearing image of the mythical creature’s face, while smoked salmon and jellyfish complete the platter. Other options include Fortune Yusheng with Smoked Salmon, Poached Lobster, Hokkaido Scallops, and South African Abalone.

Besides its eight-course set menus – Happiness, Prosperity, Harmonious and Opulence ($188++ to $338++) – and seven-course vegetarian Joyous menu (S118++), there is the eight-course Lunar New Year Reunion Gala Dinner at Island Ballroom ($178++ per person) that includes a live streaming of CCTV’s Spring Festival Gala, one of the world’s most-watched shows while you enjoy dishes such as Fortune Yu Sheng with Norwegian Smoked Salmon, Braised Bird’s Nest, Prawn with Assorted Mushroom and X.O. Chilli Sauce, Salt-baked Chicken Fillet, and Chilled Yam Sago Cream with Coconut Milk.

For dine-in reservations, visit here. For takeaways, order here


Dragon Prosperity Blessings Lo Hei, Min Jiang at Goodwood Park Hotel

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Available only at Min Jiang, the Dragon Prosperity Blessings Lo Hei ($328++ for a large portion, $324.80 nett for takeaway/delivery), consists of lobster, six-head abalone, salmon sashimi and jellyfish flower with julienned vegetables like arugula, sorrel, yellow frisée, romaine lettuce, red shiso, and pickled cucumber. It comes with a tangy dressing of orange jam, calamansi juice, and peanut oil or yu sheng sauce. For dine-ins, this lavish dish features a stunning illustration of a majestic dragon hand-painted by Min Jiang’s Master Chef Chan Hwan Kee. 

Over at Min Jiang at Dempsey, the eight-course Auspicious Prosperity (from $1,588++ for a table of six to $2,388++ for 10) consists of dishes like Braised Pork Belly, Baked Chicken Thigh, Beancurd Pockets stuffed with Shrimp Mousse & Dried Scallops, Sea Treasures in Pot, and Double-boiled Chicken Soup with 6-head Abalone, Dragon Claw Fungus and Dried Scallops in Claypot.

For reservations and pre-orders, click here

Prosperity Yu Sheng with Boston Lobster Tail, Aburi Scallop & Fruit, Crystal Jade

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

This Yu Sheng ($138 for small, $208 for large) is available at Crystal Jade Palace, Crystal Jade Golden Palace, and Crystal Jade Pavilion for dine-in and takeaway. It combines poached Boston lobster tail, sweet torched raw scallops, red dragon fruit, tangy green mango, sweet longan, dried apricot, tomatoes, purple cabbage, cucumber, deep-fried yam strips, pickled onions, walnuts and crunchy Hsin Chu bee hoon, among other ingredients, all dressed with scallion oil and Okinawa acerola juice-infused plum sauce.

At Crystal Jade Golden Palace, set menus are priced between $168++ to $228++ per person (minimum three to dine) and from $988 to $2,888 for six to 10 respectively. Key highlights include Pan-seared South African Abalone with Assorted Mushrooms and Crispy Leek, Baked Wild Spanish Carabineros Prawn with Minced Garlic and Prawn Oil, Steamed Wild Marble Goby with Black Gold Aged Cai Po, and Sauteed Sliced Sea Whelk with Water Bamboo Shoot & Aged Cai Po.

For reservations and pre-orders, click here.  


Abalone Lo Hei, Carlton Hotel Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Choose from Alaskan Crab Lo Hei ($198++ and $298), Abalone Lo Hei ($138++/$238++), and Smoked Duck Lo Hei ($98/$138) with all the trimmings at Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant The Abalone Lo Hei comes with a deliciously tangy citrus sauce that makes your taste buds tingle for one of six set dine-in menus, including one called Happiness ($1,348++ for eight), from Jan 29.

Alternatively, indulge in a Chinese New Year buffet at Cafe Mosaic from Feb 9 to 14. Prices start from $99++ per adult. Feast on an extensive array of auspicious delicacies and international and local delights, including seafood on ice (oysters, cold crab legs, tiger prawns and black mussels), Braised Fish Maw Soup, Roasted Crispy Belly Pork, Roasted Chicken, and more. Additionally, diners get to toss to good health and prosperity with a complimentary platter of Abalone Yu Sheng with Citrus Sauce from Feb 9 to 11. 

For Wah Lok reservations, click here. For Cafe Mosaic, click here


Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng, Yun Nans 

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Yun Nans is the first overseas outpost of Yun Hai Yao, the largest casual Yunnan restaurant chain in China with over 200 outlets, and specialises in Yunnan ethnic highland cuisines.

From Feb 1, the restaurant’s Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng will be available in two sizes ($68.80+/$88.80+) for takeaway, dine-in and with one of Yun Nan’s CNY set menus.

There are also six set menus. The Wealth Set for eight (from $828++) includes Yun Nans’ Prosperity Treasure Hot Pot with roast pork belly, bamboo pith, sea cucumber, abalone, scallops, assorted mushrooms, fish maw, cordyceps flowers, and yam; Yunnan-style Steamed Tiger Grouper (Spicy Garlic Lime); Sauteed Tiger Prawns with Superior Soy Sauce; Braised Truffle Ee-fu Noodles with Fresh Scallops; and Double Boiled Peach Gum with Snow Pear. Accompanying each set is the delectable Freshly Baked Rose Pastry, a traditional Yunnan dessert, and the auspicious Prosperity Abalone Yu Sheng.

From now until Feb 24, pre-order your Take-home Festive Set for four to six ($328++ for members, $348++ for public), or dine-in from Feb 1 onwards and save up to $50 on a set. Plus, enjoy a $20 return cash voucher for all CNY orders. 

For reservations and takeaways, order here.


Triumph Yu Sheng and Garden of Health Yu Sheng, Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental 

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

The lavish Triumph Yu Sheng, featuring jellyfish, Pacific Ocean tuna and crispy fish skin, is adorned with black caviar, while the wholesome Garden of Health Yu Sheng brims with fresh fruits and vegetables. 

Signature dishes to look forward to include the succulent Roasted Goose – imported from Hungary and exclusive to festive seasons only – and the Oven-baked Pork Ribs, a rendition on sweet-and-sour dishes that is served with cherry wine red fermented beancurd and homemade hawthorn sauce.

Festive goodies from The Mandarin Cake Shop include three luxurious hampers filled with delicacies including 6-head Abalone, Hashima with Rock Sugar and Traditional Nian Gao. Alternatively, bring home the Cherry Garden Superior Pot, an exquisite rendition of the Pen Cai dish for six. Traditional roast meats and Pineapple Tarts are also available for takeaway. 

For reservations, visit here. For CNY goodies, visit here.


Fortune Yu Sheng, Yi by Jereme Leung at Raffles Hotel Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Available for dine-in and takeaway, each bountiful Yu Sheng from Raffles Singapore’s Chinese fine dining establishment features a glorious spread of premium ingredients enveloped with the restaurant’s signature delicate, floral Yunnan Rose dressing, specially crafted by chef Jereme Leung himself.

Highlights this year include the Fortune Yu Sheng with salmon sashimi and sakura shrimp; Longevity Yu Sheng which comes with octopus sashimi and Japanese sweet shrimps; and Prosperity Yu Sheng which boasts an exquisite mix of abalone, Spanish Iberico ham, and honey melon. There is also a Vegetarian Yu Sheng option filled with crispy lotus roots and organic vegetables.

Takeaway orders can be made online from now until Feb 22, with collection and delivery from Feb 28 to Feb 24. Each order requires a minimum of two days’ notice in advance. To book, visit rafflescelebrations.com.sg.


Yu Sheng Platters of Fortune, Li Bai at Sheraton Towers Singapore 

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Usher in the Lunar New Year with an auspicious lohei session at Cantonese restaurant Li Bai. There are two new additions to the restaurant’s Yu Sheng Platters of Fortune line-up this year. First, the Sea Whelk Yu Sheng features succulent sea whelk as the centrepiece. 

For those who prefer to go meat-free, Li Bai has got you covered with their Vegetarian Cordyceps Flower Yu Sheng with dragon fruit sauce, packed with nutrition and flavour. Returning favourites include the Boston Lobster Yu Sheng, Six-head South African Abalone Yu Sheng, and Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng.You can also get additional ingredients to complement your existing yu sheng order, including Australian lobster, Boston lobster, crispy salmon skin, sliced abalone, and smoked salmon. 

To book, visit www.shopatsheratonfestive.com.


Boston Lobster and Ikura Yu Sheng, Xin Cuisine at Holiday Inn Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

For this year’s celebration, Xin Cuisine presents a unique yu sheng dish that is bound to be the mainstay at any table: the Boston Lobster and Ikura Yu Sheng with Passion Fruit Sauce. The sweet taste of Boston lobster meat is elevated by a tangy passion fruit sauce. The sauce also adds a refreshing and zesty touch to the dish, whilst harmonising the natural flavours of lobster and salmon roe. 

Other yu sheng options include the ever-popular Signature Salmon Yu Sheng, Signature Salmon Taro Yu Sheng, Vegetarian Abalone Yu Sheng, and Sliced 2-head or Baby Abalone Yu Sheng, with the option to top up with additional salmon, abalone, and crackers. Xin Cuisine’s Chinese New Year Takeaways are available for order until Feb 24 through its e-shop for collection or delivery until Feb 24.

To book, singaporeatrium.holidayinn.com/eshop.


Fortune Gold Flakes Yu Sheng, Golden Peony at Conrad Centennial Singapore 

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Golden Peony’s rendition of the traditional yu sheng is a mainstay that diners can look forward to this Lunar New Year. The Fortune Gold Flakes Yu Sheng platter brims with prized ingredients such as lobster and baby abalone, sweet and savoury golden coin chicken bak kwa, fresh fruit, in addition to crispy white bait and fish skin, providing the dish with a medley of sweet, savoury, and tangy flavours as well as myriad textures. The Yu Sheng is also available for pick-up or delivery. 

To book, visit conradcentennialsingapore.oddle.me/en_SG/.


Geoduck Clam with Black Caviar Yu Sheng, Summer Pavilion at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

One Michelin-starred Summer Pavilion’s yusheng is always prepared with much finesse by Chef Cheung Siu Kong. For something different this year, order the platter with geoduck clam and black caviar. This is accompanied by a colourful combination of shredded sweet potato, yam, preserved melon,  preserved vegetable, ginger, pomelo, leek, walnut, white radish, carrot – dressed with home-made plum sauce. Six- to eight-course set lunch and dinner menus are priced from $148 per person, and available from Feb 9 to 24. 

For more information, visit www.summerpavilion.com.sg.


Peranakan-style Yu Sheng, Paradox Singapore Merchant Court

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Picky eaters will be pleased with Paradox Singapore Merchant Court’s wide array of offerings. From traditional Chinese classics to local favourites, there is something for everyone. For a grand celebration, order the Prosperity Yu Sheng with Smoked Salmon and Chia Seed Specialty Dressing ($68+), or Peranakan-style Yu Sheng ($188+) with abalone, fried glass noodles and tamarind dressing. These are part of the takeaway Prosperity ($588++) and Fortune Bundles ($788++) for a bountiful feast at home. Delight in dishes such as Fortune Abalone Pot, Pipa Duck, Pongteh-style Pork Belly, Crispy Dragon Grouper, and Kabayaki Unagi Claypot Rice. They are also available a la carte. 

For more information, visit www.paradoxhotels.com/singapore/dining/Chinese-New-Year.


Lobster, Shredded Taro and Ice Plant Crystalline Yu Sheng, Feng Shui Inn at Resorts World Sentosa

, Celebrate CNY 2024 with these auspicious yu shengs and prosperous feasts

Embark on a gastronomic journey with executive chef Li Kwok Kwong’s meticulously crafted Eternal Fortune Menu ($288++ per person). It features prized ingredients in dishes such as Double-boiled Imperial Bird’s Nest; Fresh Crab Meat, Superior Stock; Stewed 6 Head South Africa Abalone, Sea Cucumber stuffed Shrimp Paste; and Crispy Suckling Pig Fillet. A carte menu highlights include the Lobster, Shredded Taro and Ice Plant Crystalline Yu Sheng with Homemade Aged Vinegar Dressing ($188++ per portion) which feature fresh wild-caught lobster in sweet and sour flavours, alongside crispy taro threads and crunchy sea grapes.

For more information, visit www.rwsentosa.com/en/events/chinese-new-year.

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