The Year Of The Metal Ox: 10 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

The Year Of The Metal Ox: 10 Luxurious Offerings To Celebrate The Lunar New Year

As we welcome the year of the Ox there have been a plethora of different dishes and desserts to help you celebrate this auspicious occasion. We have picked a variety of luxurious offerings that are not your run-of-the-mill selection, from foie gras claypot rice to the tastiest XO sauce we have come across. Here’s 10 of our favourites pick’s so read on to find out why we like them. Continue reading →
Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

Fortune In Hong Kong Virtual Tour

The Hong Kong Tourism Board recently conducted a virtual tour in conjunction with the Lunar New Year, with an education on a variety of auspicious traditions for the festive season. The virtual tour included visits to temples for rituals on how to better your luck, feng shui tips, how to write fai chun and also Chinese New Year snacks to buy. Continue reading →
A Tale of Two Pineapple Pastries: Malaysian vs Taiwanese 

A Tale of Two Pineapple Pastries: Malaysian vs Taiwanese 

In these unprecedented times, the chances of celebrating the Chinese “Niu” Year at home is more likely, but that should not hinder us from grabbing hold of our favourite Chinese New Year cookies, especially the much-loved, cannot-be-missed Pineapple Tart. Today, we will explore the various types, from the Malaysian Pineapple Tarts we know all too well, to the Taiwanese Pineapple Cakes that have an equally deep history. Continue reading →
The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

The Very Malaysian Origin Of The Yee Sang

Chinese New Year is celebrated by the sinosphere across the world, and while it has its roots in Chinese culture, the prosperity toss or yee sang is something that is uniquely Malaysian. Today, we will explore a bit about this dish, auspicious phrases to say during the prosperity toss, and 9 of our favourite yee sang we’ve come across in Kuala Lumpur. Continue reading →
Blancpain celebrates Chinese New Year with Traditional Chinese Calendar

Blancpain celebrates Chinese New Year with Traditional Chinese Calendar

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 四川閣和四川小廚, Singapore

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 雲華宮

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 Kuala Lumpur

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 Highlands

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

Old Bailey Restaurant 奧卑利, Hong Kong

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 桃苑, Hilton Petaling Jaya

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 →
Genting Palace 雲華宮

Genting Palace 雲華宮

Situated on the second floor of the Genting Grand Hotel is one of Resort World Genting’s most prizes possession, the iconic Genting Palace (雲華宮), serving authentic Cantonese cuisine restaurant. As one of the oldest standing restaurants in Genting Highlands, you can trust in time and tradition that they not only know how to make authentic dishes, but make them well. For the lunar new year of 2017, they have prepared some of the most opulent dishes you can find including their exquisite Yee Sang and pineapple tarts. Continue reading →
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