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Yung Kee Restaurant, Central (Hong Kong)

“The goose that lost its star” was how a friend of mine called it. Well, star or no star, I’m pleased to report that the Roasted Goose at Yung Kee in Hong Kong is as good as I remember it to be – 10 months ago! It’s good to know that some things just, never change.

Wah Lok Dim Sum

Wah Lok Restaurant - Singapore (2)

Wah Lok at Carlton Hotel is somewhat of a stalwart in the highly competitive dim sum scene that we have here in Singapore.

Weekend lunches here are a packed affair, so advanced reservations are a definite must.

Sky on 57

Christmas came and went, then New Year’s arrived with a bang. Before we realize it, Chinese New Year is just on the horizon. To all my readers and friends celebrating the festivities, here’s wishing all of us a bountiful new year ahead!

I was invited to the press luncheon of the launch of the Lunar New Year Luncheon Menu at Sky on 57 last Monday however as I was in Hong Kong over the weekend, I was not able to attend. From what I see on the blog posts of some of the bloggers who attended the luncheon, it was quite the event with Kagoshima Governor Yuichiro Ito gracing the luncheon. Chef Justin Quek and his restaurant, Sky on 57, was accorded a Certification of Recommendation from the governor himself. The Certificate of Recommendation is an affirmation that the dining establishment is serving up worthy ingredients from Kagoshima.

However, all was not lost, for I tried the Lunar New Year Luncheon menu last Friday. Of course, it was good that work ended early and that Marina Bay Sands was a mere 5 minute taxi ride away.

Sky on 57

Sky on 57 by Chef Justin Quek

Are you thinking of where to go for a Chinese New Year luncheon? Well, look no further than Sky on 57 at Marina Bay Sands!

Available from 17 January onwards, the festive menu has items that are inspired by fine ingredients from the Kagoshima Prefecture.

See below for the menu :-

Lunar New Year celebration Luncheon
with Kagoshima products

S$138++

红玉满堂
Prosperity salad
Tossed sliced Kagoshima buri fillet & jellyfish with vegetables salad in Mandarin orange dressing

红玉满堂
Organic Kagoshima Pumpkin veloute
Crabmeat custard

合家欢腾
Green pea and bacon risotto
sauteed Kagoshima kurubuta confit and natural meat jus

牛气冲天
Kagoshima wagyu beef
wok fried cubes with fava beans and leeks in Asian pepper sauce

红运当头
‘Deko-pon’ Mandarin orange
Marinated with Nivan, orange and saffron ice cream

coffee and tea

Download PDF Menu here: Sky on 57 Chinese New Year Lunch Menu

LOCATION:

SANDS SKYPARK, TOWER 1

TELEPHONE:

+65 6688 8857

 

Mandarin Court Chinese Restaurant

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon at Mandarin Orchard Singapore with a string of prosperity set menus and festive delicacies that will delight your senses!

The festive menu is available from 13 January to 6 February 2012.

For orders and enquiries, please call 68316285/62 or email [email protected]

Do read on to find out what we thought of some of the dishes available as part of the Chinese New Year menus.

Ling Zhi Vegetarian Restaurant

Ling Zhi Vegetarian Restaurant Singapore Liat Towers (8)

Ling Zhi was a last minute change so we basically went in blindly, without research on what is worth the calories and what isn’t. Well, on hindsight, it was not a bad decision! I walked into the restaurant thinking, “Oh no…. Vegetarian Food” to “That was a great meal!” as I exited through the doors.

Entrance to the restaurant is via the lift lobby on the side of Liat Towers – right behind the ever-crowded taxi stand along Anguilla Park.

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung Resorts World Sentosa Singapore (3)Din Tai Fung is a name familiar to many, with roots dating back to Taiwan more than 30 years ago; Din Tai Fung has created impact in Singapore since 2003. Whenever I crave for xiao long baos (steamed pork dumplings), Din Tai Fung comes to my mind instantly.

One of the newest outlets in Singapore, the outlet at Resorts World Sentosa is huge –you’re bound to score a seat even during peak hours.

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