Toss and feast your way to a prosperous and healthy year ahead with lobster yu sheng, deep-friend nian gao, braised whole abalones and more

Before we’ve even warmed up to 2022, the year of the Tiger is already swiftly closing in on us, ready to pounce in full force at any moment. Arguably the holiday with the most ado, Chinese New Year celebrations almost always draw mixed emotions of joy, stress, fatigue, and involuntary obligation all at once.

 

As we brace to welcome the customary obligations and various anxieties leading up to the 15 days of Chinese New Year itself, we present to you our pick of restaurants to plan your CNY gatherings and reunion dinners at.

 

Ellenborough Market Café at Swissôtel Merchant Court

 

 

Conveniently situated along the edge of Clarke Quay, Ellenborough Market Café is a beautiful tribute to authentic Peranakan culture. From their dazzling décor to the wide range of Peranakan dishes and familiar Nanyang flavours available, revel in exceptional culinary indulgence this Lunar New Year with them.

Their scrumptious Chinese New Year specials include the Prosperity Yu Sheng with Salmon and Yuzu Chia Seed specialty dressing, Red Groupa with Preserved Vegetable, and Slow-cooked Abalone with Broccoli and XO Sauce.

 

Hai Tien Lo at Pan Pacific Singapore

 

 

Celebrate the dawn of new beginnings and rich traditions at Pan Pacific Singapore’s award-winning Cantonese restaurant. Offering the finest of Cantonese cuisine with a contemporary twist, enjoy an exquisite Lunar New Year dining experience at Hai Tien Lo. Executive Chef Ben Zeng presents a selection of 8 thoughtfully-curated gastronomic set menus this year, featuring stars like Braised Classic Whole Abalone with Sea Cucumber in White Truffle Oil and Double-boiled Fish Maw with Bamboo Pith.

Choose from four amazing Yu Sheng platters – including the ultra-luxe Vitality Yu Sheng with Lobster and Smoked Salmon and classic Fortune Yu Sheng with Classic Whole Abalone, Smoked Salmon and Jellyfish – to welcome a fortune-filled year.

View their CNY menus here.

 

Ichiban Boshi

 

 

Elevate your reunion dinners with a Japanese-style CNY celebration this year at Ichiban Boshi as they (along with 5 other concepts under the RE&S brand) present their own unique take on the classic yu sheng and treasure pot – two customary CNY staples.

Their Abundance Yu Sheng features the freshest slices of sashimi from Kuriya Japanese Market, including Tai and Kanpachi. For those who prefer a refreshing burst of flavour, try their Salmon Yuzu Yu Sheng, filled with Norwegian salmon and a house-special Yuzu sauce made with ingredients from Japan itself. Their Japanese Treasure Pot showcases fresh seasonal ingredients like whole abalones, sashimi-grade Hokkaido scallops, snow crab leg meat, and prawns.

 

KOMA

 

 

Enjoy luxurious dining amidst striking decor that immerses diners in the colourful heritage of Japanese culture. A concept by Tao Group, KOMA presents innovative original creations that take a bold and distinct approach to reimagining Japanese cuisine.

This CNY, pamper yourself with exquisite yu sheng platters featuring fresh salmon, tai, hamachi and ikura, along with an indulgent six-course sharing menu with KOMA’s fresh seasonal produce.

 

Lime Restaurant at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering

 

 

A vibrant restaurant surrounded by lush greenery and charming natural vibes, Lime’s three distinct open kitchens offer an impressive array of local, Southeast Asian, and international signature creations filled with fresh ingredients, seasonal flavours, and the best of Modern cuisines.

Their Lunar New Year highlights include Braised Eight Treasure DuckSalt-Roasted Tiger Prawn with Garlic Butter SauceSteamed Glutinous Rice with Assorted Waxed Meat and Sausage, and the not-to-be-missed Deep-fried Golden Nian Gao.

For those planning to enjoy a more premium affair, Lime’s enhanced festive spread features a star-studded menu with the likes of their Buddha Jumps Over The Wall, Braised Premium Pot (Pen Cai), Stir-fried Scallop with Button Mushroom and Edamame in XO SauceSteamed Halibut, and Mandarin Orange Panna Cotta.

 

Menbaka Fire Ramen

 

 

Known for their dramatic method of dousing oil in flames over ramen, this Kyoto-native brand helmed by a father-son duo delivers unique ramen experiences with their rich broth and fiery umami.

Exceptionally good news for ramen-loving families, Menbaka celebrates this Chinese New Year with an exclusive Auspicious Fire Yusheng. Featuring special highlights like refreshing watermelon and honeydew strips, yellow cauliflower, fresh salmon sashimi, with yuzu sesame sauce, cinnamon powder, and sweetened lime strips, watch them light up your platter to usher in an auspicious year of prosperity, health, and happiness with roaring flames.

 

New Ubin Seafood

 

 

With roots that trace back to Pulau Ubin, their authentic Singaporean taste and comforting kampong-style seafood  has built a solid reputation through generations of delighted diners..

This Lunar New Year, head over to Zhongshan Park for a taste of their first restaurant within a hotel. Offering Salmon Prosperity Yu Sheng and Baby Abalone, their CNY Abundance Menu is suitable for 4 pax. Highlights include their Braised Cordyceps Flower with Fried Fish Maw and Sea Cucumber, Steamed Marble Goby in Hong Kong Style Superior Soy Sauce, Braised Abalone with Shiitake Mushrooms, Black Moss and Seasonal Vegetables, and a heartwarming offering of the traditional Seafood Ee-fu Noodles.

 

Sushi Tei

 

 

For a good number of reasons, Sushi Tei comes in as a huge Japanese dining favourite for many. Known for their fresh, seasonal offerings, region-specific specials, and authentic modern Japanese fare, they’re shaking it up this Chinese New Year with a whole slate of Yu Sheng offerings that beautifully showcase their range of fine sashimi.

The Yu Sheng Served with Salmon boasts a medley of 16 juicy sashimi-grade ingredients, including chuka hotate (scallops) and jellyfish, with rich, fat salmon and Sushi Tei’s signature citrusy dressing. For a more adventurous and indulgent celebration, go for their Create-Your-Own Yu Sheng, where a variety of premium add-ons – such as Awabi (abalone), Hamachi (Yellowtail), Mekajiki (Swordfish), and entire sashimi platters – await.

 

Tim Ho Wan

 

 

A Michelin Star-awarded global Dim Sum concept, Tim Ho Wan’s exquisite offerings and culinary mastery is a testament to their dedication and passion.

This Chinese New Year, gather your loved ones at Tim Ho Wan and savour their range of culinary treats, including the season-exclusive Wild Caught Canadian Lobster and Shrimp Fried Radish Cake, Crab Meat & Flying Fish Roe Fried Rice, Deep Fried Century & Salted Egg Sesame Prawn Roll, Golden Custard & Yam Crystal Dumplings, and Pan-Fried Water Chestnut Cake & Nian Gao.

 

White Restaurant

 

 

Home of The Original Sembawang White Bee Hoon and a long-standing favourite of many Singaporean families, White Restaurant welcomes this Lunar New Year with auspicious set menus, curated to suit all types of gatherings. Toss to food fortune with their Fortune Abalone Yu Sheng, featuring 18-head abalones with white bait fish, rostered squid, shredded codfish, and satay fish. Then indulge in their signature White Beehoon along with highlights like Pacific Clams, Abalone, Fatt Choy Shajing Oyster with Braised Pork Belly, and Crispy Conpoy and Curry Prawn Yam Ring.

From now – 23 Jan, place your reservations and enjoy 8% off your order.