New menu options for your reunion dinner(s).
Seoul Yummy adds a Korean twist to Chinese New Year Dishes. The Wang Wang Yu Sheng ($28.80) consists of piquant kimchi slices, seasoned Korean cucumbers, shredded vegetables, and salmon slices, while the Korean Pen Cai Stew ($88.80) teems with abalone, fish maw and tiger prawns and a tender Korean Ginseng Chicken. Available on the a la carte menu, or as part of the He Le Rong Rong set ($138 for 5-6 persons) which also includes two mains, one meat or seafood dish, dessert and ice lemon tea. Available for both dine-in and takeaway across all Seoul Yummy branches till 28 February. seoulyummy.com
Park Hotel Clarke Quay
Celebrate Chinese New Year by the riverside with chef James Wong’s reinvented classics at Park Hotel Clarke Quay. Available from 8 February to 2 March, the six- to eight-course menus (from $518/table) will include a comforting bowl of Superior Braised Shark’s Fin with Crabmeat and Homemade Stuffed Crab Claw, Tiger Prawn Toast with Tomato Salsa as well as a show-stealing Golden Crispy Chicken with Fresh Button Mushroom in Cream Sauce – Wong’s take on a French-style roast chicken. Add the eye-catching Ultimate Success Premium Abalone Yu Sheng ($88/platter or additional $38 with set menus) to the meal, it comes with colourful layers of purple cabbage, lyceum leaves, yellow chives and, of course, gold-dusted abalones. 1 Unity Street. Tel: 6593 8888
Serenity Spanish Bar & Restaurant
Add a Spanish twist to your celebrations with Serenity Spanish Bar & Restaurant’s Signature Suckling Pig, where the whole chochinillo asado is slow-roasted, Segovian style, for more than three hours after being marinated in sherry, white wine, vinegar and a secret mix of herbs. The roasted pork is rendered with perfect crackling and meat so tender, it can be cut as easily with a plate as with a knife. Complement it with other popular dishes such as Paella Valencia, Seafood Chicken Paella Rice, Seafood Fideua Noodles and Crispy Pork Knuckle. Large enough to be shared between six to eight people (special price of $288 instead of U.P. $338), smaller groups and families can also enjoy the half ($158) and quarter size ($88) portions. Complement it with other popular dishes such as Paella Valencia (from $43), Black Squid Ink Paella (from $43), Seafood Fideua Noodles ($45) and Crispy Pork Knuckle ($45.80). Available for dine-in, takeaway and delivery, the takeaway suckling pig comes in a special box, making it the prosperity gift for friends, family and clients. #01-98/99 VivoCity, No1 Harbourfront Walk. Tel: 6376 8185
Food Exchange, Novotel Singapore on Stevens
Spice up your yu sheng toss with a Thai-style Yu Sheng ($68/4-7 persons, $98/8-12persons) at Food Exchange, Novotel Singapore on Stevens. Plump slices of salmon sashimi are paired with flavours you’d usually find in a Thai mango salad. You get the refreshing crunch of shredded mangoes, jellyfish and cherry tomatoes, drenched in a sweet, savoury and fiery som tum sauce. This, plus the Traditional Yu Sheng ($68/4-7 persons, $98/8-12persons). It will be available for dine-in and takeaways. Alternatively, spend Chinese New Year at the poolside restaurant for brunch ($78, from 12-3pm) and dinner ($68, from 6-10pm). Enjoy a plethora of dishes spanning Indian to European cuisines. Novotel Singapore on Stevens, 28 Stevens Road. Tel: 6491 6100
Want to prepare your own new year feast? Cookyn Inc. offers a hands-on Chinese banquet package, Huat’s Cookyn 2018. The three-hour session will have you working on hearty dishes such as Steamed Cod with Black Fungus & Ginger, Hae Bi Hiam Roasted Chicken and the ever-popular Cripsy Yam Ring with Scallops. Guests can channel their inner MasterChef, and end the cook off with a rousing toss with home-made Abalone Yu Sheng. #01-04, HometeamNS-JOM Clubhouse, 31 Ah Hood Road.
Tel: 6748 4848