If you are looking to celebrate Chinese New Year and indulge in all the Chinese New Year takeaways in the comfort of your homes, we have saved you the hassle of choosing among the variety of takeaways offered by compiling a list of what we feel, are the most tasty and unique Chinese New Year takeaways in town.
A fantastic twist from the traditional Yu Sheng with an additional topping of shimmering champagne jelly by Jade Restaurant at The Fullerton Hotel.
1. Jiang-Nan Chun at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
For the people with expensive tastes, Jiang-Nan Chun Restaurant promises to satisfy your luxurious lifestyle by offering the choice of an additional topping of Bird’s Nest. This topping comes at an additional price of S$60 per 100g, though pricey but still, who could resist not splurging on a festive season like this.
Price: S$68+ (Small)
Available from 14 January to 24 February.
Jiang-Nan Chun, Four Seasons Hotel, 190 Orchard Boulevard Singapore 248646, +65 6831 7720, www.fourseasons.com/singapore
2. Jade Restaurant at The Fullerton Hotel
Heighten the celebratory mood of the Lunar New Year with Jade Restaurant’s Eight Happiness Gold Rush Yu Sheng, the only takeaway that comes with shimmery Champagne Jelly which symbolizes wealth and prosperity.
Price: S$48+ (Smallfor 6-8 pax)
S$78+ (Medium for 8-10 pax)
S$118+(Large for 10-12 pax)
Available from 18 January to 24 February.
3. Prosperity House at Swissotel Merchant Court
Bring an auspicious note to the start of spring with three different types of Yu Sheng that Prosperity House can offer.
a) Eight Treasure Seafood Yu Sheng
Price: S$88+ (Medium for 4-6 pax) S$108+ (Large for 7-10pax)
b) Traditional Salmon Yu Sheng.
Price: S$48+ (Medium for 4-6 pax) S$58+ (Large for 7-10 pax)
c) Abalone Yu Sheng
Price: S$78+ (Medium for 4-6 pax) S$88+ (Large for 7-10 pax)
We recommend the Traditional Salmon Yu Sheng for people who are looking to bring in prosperity the conventional way, a delectable delight for a simplistic celebration. Available from 18 January to 21 February. (Order 3 days in advance)
4. Amara Singapore
Indulge in Amara’s three different range of Yu Sheng, namely:
a) Abalone Yu Sheng
Price: S$108+(Standard) S$148+ (Large)
b) Eight Treasure Yu Sheng
Price: S$88+ (Standard) S$128+ (Large)
c) Salmon Yu Sheng
Price: S$78+ (Standard) S$98+ (Large)
For a unique twist to the traditional “Lo-Hei”, we recommend the Eight Treasure Yu Sheng which consists of 8 premium ingredients like Green Ebiko, Tako, Black Cavier and Jellyfish. A specially crafted Sichuan sauce is drizzled over the Yu Sheng to complement its original taste.
Available from 28 January to 24 February.
Amara Singapore, 165 Tanjong Pagar Road Singapore 088539, +65 6879 2607, www.amarahotels.com
5. Yan Ting at St. Regis Singapore
Toss to good fortune with the two types of “Lo-Hei” offered by St. Regis’ Yan Ting.
a) Vegetarian Yu Sheng
Price: S$48+ (Medium) S$78+ (Large)
b) Salmon Yu Sheng with Fish Roe
Price: S$38+ (Medium) S$68+ (Large)
The Vegetarian Yu Sheng will be ideal for not only the Vegetarians, but for people who are looking for an unusual and alternative taste to usher in the Lunar New Year. Available from 11 January to 24 February.
Yan Ting, St. Regis Hotel, 29 Tanglin Road Singapore 247911, +65 6506 6887, www.stregissingapore.com
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Poon Choy from Majestic Restaurant which offers a varied mix of different appetizing ingredients.
1. Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant at Carlton Hotel Singapore
The decadent Longevity Poon Choy from Wah Lok Restaurant features an elaborate three-layered dish with an assortment of premium mouth-watering ingredients like Sea Cucumber, Dried Oyster and Scallops. Not only is it a delight for your taste buds,but it promises to be a feast for your eyes.
Price: S$388+ (For 6pax) S$628+ (For 10 pax)
Available from 21 January to 24 February.
2. Paradise Group
If you are not done with spring cleaning and feeling a little panicky from the limited amount of time left to prepare for Chinese New Year, Paradise Group has started an e-store that retails various Chinese New Year festive dishes. From the wide range of delicacies available, we recommend the Fortune Pot that is created by award winning Group Executive Chef Fung Chi Keung.Pick up your chopsticks and start digging into this sumptuous dish layered with 16 delightful ingredients.
Price: S$198+ (Regular for max. 5 pax) S$388+ (large for max. 10 pax)
Available for online order from 1 January to 23 February and for hotline order from 31 January to 15 February. Self-collection at various selected venues.
+65 6280 1588, www.paradisegroup.com
3. The Jasmine Room at Hotel Fort Canning
Bring in continuity and good fortune with The Jasmine Room’s Pot Of Wealth Peng Cai. This flavourful and colourful mixture of ingredients might just be the highlight of your Lunar New Year feast.
Price: S$288+ (Medium) and $488+ (Large)
Available from 26 January to 24 February.
4. Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental
Celebrate a delightful year of prosperity with Cherry Garden’s Treasure Pot which comes in a casserole pot with 13 ingredients that comprise of sea treasures, poultry and vegetables. This assorted mixture promises to take your Chinese New Year celebration up a notch.
Available from 9 February to 24 February.
5. Majestic Restaurant
Have a magnificent celebration with your loved ones with Majestic Restaurant’s Majestic Deluxe Treasures Claypot*. The variety of ingredients offered in this delicacy will leave you spoilt for choice.
Price: S$300+ (for max. 6 pax)
Available from 1 February to 24 February. (Order 1 day in advance)
Majestic Restaurant,31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road Singapore 089845, +65 6511 4718, www.restaurantmajestic.com
*Receive a complimentary layered Mao Shan Wang Durian Nian Gao(worth S$23.80) with every purchase of Deluxe Treasures Claypot, while stocks last.
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Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental helps you to usher in the Chinese New Year with an unconventional New Year goody, “Trio Treasures of Nian Gao”.
1. Sunny Hills
Bond over Sunny Hills’ mouth-watering Pineapple Cakes which are freshly baked from pesticides-free pineapples and antibiotic-free eggs, a tasty yet healthy combination.
Price: S$25+ (box of10)
S$37.50+ (box of 15)
S$50+ (box of 20)
2. Cherry Garden at Mandarin Oriental
A unique twist to the traditional Nian Gaos, Cherry Garden presents “Trio Treasures of Nian Gao”, a combination of “Azuki Beans Nian Gao”, “Pumpkin Nian Gao with Rose Petals” and “Chinese New Year Special Radish Cake”. If you are looking for an esthetically pleasing and auspicious gift for your loved ones, this may just satisfy your needs.
Price: S$ 48+
Available from 9 February to 24 February.
3. Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant at Sheraton Towers Singapore Hotel
For the people who are feeling nostalgic for the traditional Nian Gao taste, Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant is offering Traditional Nian Gao with Lotus Seeds and Red Dates. The ideal takeaway for an old-fashioned Lunar New Year celebration.
Price: S$40+ (per order)
Available from 25 January to 24 February.
Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Towers, 39 Scotts Road Singapore 228230, +65 6839 5623, www.sheratonsingapore.com
4. Peony Jade
Aptly named “Bliss and Contentment Harmony Box”, this lavish goody consist of a variety of vibrant flavoured pudding like Walnut, Coffee, Sticky Date and Osmanthus Water Chesnut with Bird’s Nest, ideal especially for the kids with sweet tooth.
Price: S$38.80+ (for a set of 4)
Available from 24 January to 24 February.
Peony Jade@Keppel Club, Bukit Chermin Road (Off Telok Blangah Road), Level M, Singapore 109918, +65 6276 9138, +65 6375 5562
Peony Jade @Clarke Quay, Blk 3A Clarke Quay, #02-02 (Walk-in from Liang Court), +65 6338 0305, www.peonyjade.com
Add a twist to your traditional New Year gift goodies by including Bakerzin’s famous Japanese-styled mochi balls in different flavors like Red bean, Black Sesame and their most popular flavor, Durian. In addition,other highlights of their unique sweet treats are Sichuan Pepper Leaf Pineapple Tarts and Vanilla Caramel Yuan Bao Pineapple Tarts. With such creative twist to the traditional goody, we are certain that we might just get a box or two to satisfy our taste buds.
Price: S$18.80 – S$38.80
Available from 7 January to 24 February at the various Bakerzin outlets.
www.bakerzin.com ; Home delivery service is available