In the blink of an eye, we’ve arrived at the beginning of yet another year. Arriving earlier than usual this year, we’re mere weeks away from Chinese New Year 2023. And if you’re strapped for time and unsure how to face the incoming wave of gatherings and dinners, here’s a list of the best places to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with your loved ones.
Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with Din Tai Fung as they welcome the Lunar New Year with their renowned repertoire of mouth-watering signatures and timeless classics. To kick-start your reunion celebrations and look forward to an auspicious year ahead, the brand’s popular Prosperity Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng makes a highly-anticipated return this year, presenting a tantalising platter elevated with the ever-delicious smoked salmon, crispy yam strips, fried salmon skin, and the brand’s iconic Auspicious Plum Dressing. Their vibrant Yu Sheng is also available as a vegetarian option with their Vegetarian Prosperity Yu Sheng, featuring the same exciting platter without the addition of smoked salmon.
Known for their exceptional Japanese cuisine, toss to new beginnings this CNY with Keyaki’s Japanese-inspired Yu Sheng platters for a different celebratory meal this year. Their luxurious Premium Yu Sheng features luscious cuts of Lobster, Toro, Sake, and Hamachi, with generous portions of Ikura and Uni, along with gold and silver flakes, while the Wafu Yu Sheng comes with Maguro, Sake, Hamachi, and Tobiko, elevated with jellyfish and shredded pumpkin for that extra texture.
Herald a prosperous Year of the Rabbit this season with the award-winning Min Jiang restaurant at Goodwood Park Hotel. Presenting a luscious series of festive offerings, bond with your loved ones this Chinese New Year over exquisite creations such as their adorable Bountiful Bunnies Nian Gao with Black Sesame Paste, decadent Mao Shan Wang Durian Kueh Lapis, the showstopping Lucky Fortune Orange, and a brand new Flourishing Prosperity Tier featuring an assortment of delicate handcrafted pastries. For a more indulgent touch, go for their Braised Boneless Pork Knuckle with Homemade Pork & Prawn Balls and Sea Treasures in Pot, Braised Whole Spring Chicken, Pork Belly and Sea Treasures in Pot, and Double-boiled Abalone Soup with Handmade Dace Fish Balls and Matsutake Mushrooms in Claypot.
From Jan 09 onwards, our favourite Peri-Peri Chicken will be welcoming the Lunar New Year with us as they ring in a year of health and wealth with a very huat pineapple-infused menu, complete with pineapple basting for their signature chicken. Perfect for our reunions, the limited-time CNY deal will include items like Cheesy Garlic Pita, Pineapple Edamame Corn Salsa, and Pineapple Elderflower Cooler.
Known for their comforting flavours filled with the taste of our heritage, New Ubin Seafood presents a veritable selection of Chinese New Year festive set menus across their outlets this year. At their CHIJMES and MYMCA Stevens outlets, look forward to the Wealthy Bunny Set Menu and Successful Bunny Set Menu that come with a tantalising Golden Fortune Lo Hei with Smoked Salmon, their 6 Treasures Lobster Platter, the Happy Family Treasure Pot pen cai, and more. Over at Zhongshan Park, the outlet will even be open on the first and second days of CNY, delightful diners with the Abundance Menu, featuring highlights like the Salmon & Baby Abalone Prosperity Yu Sheng, Steamed Cod Fish with Spicy Chilli Sauce, and Braised 6 Head Abalone with Scallops, Sliced Clams, Shiitake Mushrooms and Seasonal Vegetables.
Celebrate your reunions this CNY with style and grandeur at Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant as they launch a series of time-honoured signatures and creative classics, specially made for a memorable festive feast. Amongst their extravagant offerings this year are highlights such as the Flambé Collagen Yuzu Ingot Lion Dance Yu Sheng with Baby Abalone, Salmon and Golden Cup for an Yu Sheng that you’ll not forget, a unique Premium Seafood Pen Cai with Laksa Broth featuring Lobster, Red Grouper, Japanese Scallop, Sea Cucumber, Fish Maw, and other quality ingredients, as well as a Sweet Harmony Platter with carrot-shaped Curry Potato Puff, rabbit-shaped Lotus Paste Pastry, and beautiful lychee-shaped Nian Gao.
Introducing a thoughtfully curated range of reunion set menus, Pi Food showcases the best of contemporary Cantonese cuisine with a slew of exquisite dishes specially prepared for the Lunar New Year. Enjoy their Prosperity Smoked Salmon Yusheng Lo-Hei, before digging into highlights like Braised South Africa Sliced Abalone with Mushroom, Roasted Duck, Double Boiled Bamboo Pith in Shark Collagen Soup, Roasted Suckling Pig, Double Boiled Sea Whelk and Dried Scallop with Winter Melon Soup, and the timeless Steamed Soon Hock Fish in Hong Kong Style, and their decadent Pen Cai.
Known for their casual Japanese dining experiences, RE&S welcomes the upcoming Chinese New Year with a host of auspicious offerings across their concepts, reimagining CNY staples with Japanese influences for that elevated CNY feast. New creations on the menu to go for include the unique Yuzu Bak Kwa and Arima Sansho Bak Kwa, Yuzu Prosperity Duck, Abalone Stuffed Roast Chicken, Arima Sansho Pork Knuckle, and the Petite Treasure Pot, alongside many returning favourites and their popular Yu Sheng platters with fruits.
Indulge in an abundance of luxurious feasts and specially curated dining experiences across Shangri-La Singapore’s award-winning concepts this Chinese New Year. At the Michelin-starred Shang Palace, go for their elegant eight-course Happiness, Prosperity, Harmonious, and Opulence set menus featuring highlights like their Fortune Yu Sheng with Norwegian Smoked Salmon and Poached Lobster, Braised African Candy Heart Dried Abalone, Pan-fried Foie Gras and Roasted Suckling Pig, Sautéed Boston Lobster with Superior Stock, Sautéed Scallops and Pacific Clams, and Braised Bird’s Nest Soup and Steamed Star Garoupa. Highlights on their equally stellar à la carte menu include masterfully executed Roasted Peking Duck, Braised Pork Knuckle, and exclusive dim sum dishes such as the Rabbit-shaped Custard Bun, Steamed Clam and Shrimp Dumpling with Caviar, Steamed Jade Scallop Siew Mai with Crab Roe, and Baked Abalone Pie. For something different, head over to The Line for sumptuous festive buffet spreads that feature the likes of Longevity Ee-Fu Noodles with Crab Meat, Steamed Seabass with Sichuan Spices, Eight Treasure Duck, and other perennial favourites. For a more casual setting, find an exclusive Chinese New Year afternoon tea menu at The Rose Veranda, or go for flavours of heritage with The Lobby Lounge’s elevated Peranakan and local creations.
With their heart-warming cuisine and authentic flavours of heritage, Soup Restaurant welcomes the upcoming Spring Festival with six new dishes that are sure to please everyone at the table. Welcome a prosperous year with the refreshing Baby Abalone & Salmon Yu Sheng with Citrus Sauce, then savour their Abalone Collagen Treasure Pot with Cordyceps Flower, featuring 10 layers of premium ingredients, including 10-head abalones, sea cucumber, fish maw, and fish curd. You also wouldn’t want to miss out on the nourishing Double Boiled Golden Chanterelle Mushroom with Dried Scallop in Chicken Soup, Double Happiness Sweet Potato Steamed Rice with Chinese Sausage and Broccolini with Black Fungus in Ginger Sauce, Osmanthus Citrus Jelly dessert, and adorable Handmade Bounty Twin Bunnies with Mini Longevity Buns.
From an intimate feast at home, to a luxurious reunion celebration, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore will inspire your palate this season with their variety of indulgent options. At 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung, enjoy modern twists on classic Asian flavours with their 4-course lunch set menu and 5-course dinner set menu. At lunch, look forward to a Chargrilled Abalone with spiced pineapple and Spanish ham, as well as a Kurobuta Pork Shoulder, while dinner presents an immaculate Razor Clam & Abalone, Canadian Lobster and Quail, and a fresh Flounder with fried baby leek, lemongrass, and coconut foie gras. The Atelier’s curated CNY set menus feature the likes of Drunken Chicken with Sea Jelly and Smoked Duck Breast, Braised Sea Treasure and Shredded Abalone in Essence Broth, the Capitol Kempinski Abalone Yu Sheng Platter, and an indulgent Pan-fried Foie Gras and Chilean Sea Bass with Orange and Mango. Grab your takeaway selections from The Boutique, where you get to customise your Yu Sheng Platter with the freshest sashimi and bring back the mouth-watering Capitol Kempinski Signature Pen Cai.
From the people behind the original Sembawang White Beehoon comes three exclusive set menus this year, made for all to enjoy whether it’s an intimate 4-pax meal or a big 10-pax gathering. Look out for their complimentary Celebration Gift Set with abalones in various flavours when you dine with them, then taste their new Prosperity Bag with Broccoli and Mushroom, Steamed Halibut Fillet, and Prawn and Broccoli in XO Sauce as you toss to an auspicious year with a Grand Fortune Abalone Yusheng and signatures like their Abalone and Scallop White Beehoon, as well as Braised Crab Meat and Fish Maw Thick Soup.
Immerse in a CNY celebration like none other: soak in the sights and sounds along the Singapore River as you welcome the new Spring over a cosy, intimate session filled with Yabai Izakaya’s delectable bites and delicious drinks. Specially for the season, they present the Abalone Yusheng and Prosperity Yusheng – featuring sashimi-grade Salmon, Maguro, and Hamachi – so you don’t miss out on tossing a year of abundance with your favourite people.
Known for their refined and elegant Shanghainese cuisine, Yan’s Dining serves up 8 auspicious set menus this Chinese New Year season for us to bond with loved ones and treasured people over their stellar selection of dishes as we usher in a prosperous year ahead. Open even during Chinese New Year itself, toss to a year of abundance with their Prosperity Smoked Salmon Lo-Hei and Prosperity Abalone Lo-Hei, before digging into highlights such as their Japanese Matsutake Chicken Soup, Shark’s Fin with Crab Meat Soup, Butter Chicken and Abalone, Wong Fei Hung Spanish Pork Neck, Steamed Marbled Goby with Crab Meat, Japanese Lily Scallops with Pickled Vegetables and Asparagus, and Sweet Peach Gum Soup dessert.