Blancpain celebrates Chinese New Year with Traditional Chinese Calendar

Villeret | Blancpain | Food For Thought

Most timepieces that we have usually will carry the run of the mill calendars, but Blancpain has taken a step further by crafting the traditional lunisolar calendar into its latest offerings in conjunction with the Chinese New Year. To celebrate Chinese New Year, the manufacture is unveiling a new limited edition of this watch featuring the pig, which concludes the cycle of the twelve signs of the zodiac and heralds a year of abundance. Continue reading

Szechuan Court 四川閣和四川小廚, Singapore

Szechuan Court Singapore | Steamed Gold Leaf Prawn Dumpling | Food For Thought

Ring in an auspicious Lunar Year with exquisite and sumptuous culinary indulgences at Szechuan Court. Thoughtfully crafted by Master Chef Mok Wan Lok, delight in six decadent set menus, as well as an exclusive à la carte menu of impressive festive signatures and refreshing creations; available from 24 January to 19 February 2019. Continue reading

Genting Palace 雲華宮

Genting Palace CNY 2019 | Lucky Salmon Yee Sang 如意吉祥鮭魚生 | Food For Thought

Resort World Genting in Genting Highlands is well known as one of the best holiday destinations in Malaysia, especially for those looking to celebrate the Chinese New Year. With its cool weather and great festive atmosphere, you can see why people are rushing to this local attraction. Also here sits Genting Palace 雲華宮 which is arguably one of the best Cantonese restaurants you will find, with its use of carefully curated ingredients and techniques to ensure that every dish does not compromise on quality, from the extravagant wild honey yee sang to their luxurious poon choi. Continue reading

Chynna Restaurant, Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Chynna Restaurant Hilton KL | Yu Sheng with Macadamia Nuts and American Strawberry (紅運當頭) 夏果草莓撈生 | Food For Thought

When it comes to signature Chinese restaurants, Chynna at the Hilton Kuala Lumpur has become a well-known household name. With its ultra-luxurious décor and stunning performance of their kung fu tea master, you can see why Chynna is known for serving some of the best Chinese fine cuisine, especially during the Lunar New Year. This year, Chynna is bringing a taste of luxury focusing on giant imported American strawberries in its decadent yet healthy yee sang. Continue reading

Yee Sang Tour: Genting Highlands

Yee Sang Tour Genting | Food For Thought

The Chinese New Year is one of the biggest celebrations in Malaysia, and there is no better times to experience the festivities. Genting Highlands is one of the best local destinations, with its cool temperature, newly opened Sky Avenue and assortment of over to 70 restaurants. Yee Sang (yusheng, 魚生), also known as the Prosperity Toss, is integral to the Chinese New Year tradition in Malaysia and Singapore and is one of the most interesting experiences you will find. Here, we will venture to bring you some of the best Yee Sang restaurants in Genting Highland, specialising in all forms and sorts, from lobster, to Norwegian salmon and abalone. Continue reading

Old Bailey Restaurant 奧卑利, Hong Kong

Mala Iberico Pork Xiao Long Bao 麻辣黑豚肉小笼包 | Old Bailey Restaurant 奧卑利 | Food For Thought

Located within the rejuvenated JC Contemporary of the Tai Kwun building sits Old Bailey 奧卑利, a Chinese fine dining restaurant serving Jiangnan cuisine. The restaurant is unique in the sense that it serves a number of specialty dishes from the Jiangnan region, but with an elevated experience. Their signatures include specialties such as the Shanghainese Mala Iberico Xiao Long Bao and Hangzhou Longjing Tea Smoked Duck, and because of this, you can see why this fine eatery is making its mark on the Hong Kong fine dining scene. Continue reading

Toh Yuen 桃苑, Hilton Petaling Jaya

Toh Yuen Yee Sang Signature | Toh Yuen 桃苑 Chinese New Year 2019 | Hilton PJ | Food For Thought

Located within Hilton Petaling Jaya sits one of the best Chinese restaurants you will find serving authentic Chinese cuisine and is simply named Toh Yuen 桃苑. The restaurant takes its name from the literal translation of Peach Court, and serves some of the best Chinese cuisines, lending dishes from southern China, with a predominant Cantonese, Hokkien and Teochew influence, along with a creative flair that is both traditional and modern. It is no wonder this eatery produces one of the better Chinese New Year reunion dinner menus you will find without compromise of quality. Continue reading