We check out the goodies that you don’t want to miss this festive season.


Swensens Yu Sheng

Park Hotel Clarke Quay is ushering in the year with their new CNY menu featuring the Tower of Fortune crab meat lo hei ($88)—assembled to look like an eight- layered tower, this dish has the usual lo hei veggies, along with crisp sweet potatoes, garnished with sweet snow pears, surrounded by crabmeat and prawn rolls with salmon roe, with little quail eggs sitting on a ‘nest’ of pomelo adding a nice finish to the dish. Other notable dishes include the braised seafood rice in superior broth. Advance reservations required. Till 11 Feb. 1 Unity Street. Tel: 6593 8825.
Toss to prosperity with Swensens’ Fortune 18 Yu Sheng made with thick salmon slices and 18 auspicious ingredients, such as sweet pomelo, shimeji mushrooms and crispy wonton skins. This unique spin on the CNY classic is also available for takeaway ($32.80, 8 pax) till 11 Feb. At all Swensens outlets.

Sakae Sushi

Sakae Sushi’s Rong Yu Sheng (from $30.88 for 2-3 pax) has been a perennial favourite with its large portions of Norwegian salmon sashimi or Australian jumbo abalone, drizzled with their signature plum sauce. Order from now till 12 Feb from any of their outlets or www.sakaedelivery.com


Jia Wei Restaurant

Head chef Victor Lee at Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant has pulled out all the stops for a reunion to remember. Start your feasting with Glorious Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng, and followed by signatures such as yuan yang seafood rice with caviar, and steamed garoupa in light soya sauce. Reunion meals start from $298 for 4 pax, 6 courses, to $888 for 10 pax, 8 courses. Till 12 Feb. Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy, Roxy Square, 50 East Coast Road. Tel: 6340 5678

Established since 1920, Moi Lum has been dishing out authentic Cantonese fare. Don’t miss out on signature dishes such as their Majestic roast chicken, in celebration of the year of the Rooster. All festive sets come with Prosperity abalone lo hei ($160 for 2 pax, 6 courses; $388 for 5-6 pax, 7 courses; to $1,080 for 10 pax, 9 courses). Till 11 Feb. #01-01/02 Airview Building, 38 Maxwell Road. Tel: 6226 2283

Hold your reunion dinner ($59/adult, $29/child 5-11 years) at York Hotel’s White Rose Café for dishes with a home-cooked feel on 27 January, from 6.30-10pm. Braised Premium Pen Cai is filled with layers of the most auspicious ingredients like abalone, fish maw, pork tendon and dried oyster in a big casserole pot, and Fa Cai Eight Treasure Chicken. Other festive dishes include steamed Imperial Herbal Chicken in lotus leaf, stir-fried pork ribs as well as the fragrant fried rice with preserved meat wrapped in lotus leaf. 21 Mount Elizabeth. Tel: 6737 0511

Snacks and Drinks

Bakerzin Pineapple Tarts

Bakerzin’s original pineapple tarts ($22.80 for 18pcs) now come in lemongrass and fish floss flavours. Go for the Triple Bundle Joy ($49.80) to get the full variety, including the Good Luck Cookies Collection, which comes with six assorted flavours such as classic Black Sesame and zesty Lemon. www.bakerzin.com

Get nostalgic with Pokka Retrolicious’ newest additions Green Spot and RC Cola, alongside the Pokka Classic Soda Festive Fun Pack that includes familiar favourites like Kickapoo Joy Juice and Sinalco Special.

Sip on Yeo’s Juscool sparkling juices, just in time for reunion. These come in peach, apple, yuzu, grape, passionfruit and orange flavours. It contains 25 percent less sugar than regular carbonated sodas, perfect for the those watching their sugar intake.