Slaving over the stove preparing reunion dinner is so last year, don’t you think? Or perhaps, you have a large family which makes dining out under current Covid restrictions impossible. Usher in the Year of the Tiger with hassle-free takeaway Lunar New Year feasts to impress the whole family. Get your orders in now to enjoy early bird discounts at some restaurants!
Qian Xi Group’s Takeaway Yu Sheng
Every Chinese New Year meal must start with a rousing lohei, to kick off the festivities and set the mood for celebration. You can do this at home with the Takeaway Yu Sheng from the Qian Xi Group, which has restaurants at SAFRA Jurong, SAFRA Toa Payoh and SAFRA Mount Faber. The Yu Sheng comes with fried salmon skin, with the option to add smoked salmon slices or sliced abalone, in portions for 4 to 6 diners ($16.80+) and 8 to 10 diners ($19.80+). To complete your feast, check out their other delectable takeaway options such as Herbal Roasted Duck, Crispy Roast Pork and Qian Xi Signature Lotus Leaf Rice.
Pearl Garden: #3A-02 SAFRA Jurong, 333 Boon Lay Way
Jubilee Garden: #03-01 SAFRA Toa Payoh, 293 Lorong 6 Toa Payoh
Summer Garden: #02-05 SAFRA Mount Faber, 2 Telok Blangah Way
Delivery available; more info at www.qianxi.com.sg/takeaway
Amici’s Lunar New Year Specials
Boutique caterer Amici has created a Modern Huat Cai Yu Sheng for this season, which uses innovative ingredients such as Beetroot Salmon Gravlax, Gold Dust Mango Spheres and Salmon Ikura, all tossed together with Pomegranate Plum Sauce. After the lohei, tuck into Treasure Boxes specially designed for five, featuring festive dishes like Fried Chicken with Golden Egg Lava, Braised Sea Cucumber with Mushroom & Vegetables in Conpoy Sauce, and Steamed Fish Fillet with Fragrant Garlic and Scallion. Impress your guests by serving up the Koi Traditional Nian Gao for dessert.
SAFRA members enjoy 15% off Lunar New Year Specials. Promo Code: SAFRALNY15
From $138+ per set; delivery available. More info at www.safra.sg/promotions/amici
Beng Hiang’s Treasured Abundance Set
Heritage Hokkien restaurant Beng Hiang has unveiled a selection of takeaway sets and specials. One of these is the Treasured Abundance Set for five to six diners, which comprises Prosperity Jade Yu Sheng with Topshell, Fish Maw Thick Soup with Crab Meat, Hokkien Premium Seafood Claypot, and their signature “Kong Ba Bao”. For dessert, enjoy Red Bean Soup with Glutinous Rice Ball and Chilled Pumpkin Cake with Conpoy. Pre-order by January 15 to enjoy 15% off.
$358+ per set; delivery available till 25 Jan. More info at benghiang.com
One Farrer Hotel’s CNY Takeaway Set Menu
Get the Year of the Tiger off to a roaring start with One Farrer Hotel’s Signature Yu Sheng in a striking tiger design. Good for four to five diners, the CNY Takeaway Set Menu also serves up the new Hakka-style Braised Pork Belly with Yam, Stir-fried Prawn with Homemade XO Sauce, Hong Kong-style Deep-fried Soon Hock, and Glutinous Rice with Dried Shrimp, Mushroom, and Chicken Ngoh Hiang. Best of all, the set is presented in a stylish “money pouch” for extra good luck!
$218 nett per set; delivery available. More info at orders.onefarrer.com
Esseplore’s CNY Feastbox 2022
Gourmet foodtech company Esseplore’s signature Feastbox gets a festive makeover, courtesy of Executive Chef KT. Kick off the celebration with a preservative-free Yu Sheng with smoked salmon or upgrade it to fresh Toro Sashimi with gold flakes. It’s accompanied by Chicken Abalone Soup, Sichuan Prawns, Garlic Chives with Smoked Duck, and Scallop Lotus Glutinous Rice. Peach Gum with Chinese Red Dates and Dried Longan adds sweet blessings. Ideal for gatherings from 4 to 10 persons, pre-orders open on January 15.
From $198 nett per set; delivery available. More info at esseplore.cooking
Tablescape’s 5-Course Lunar New Year Menu
Hit all the high notes with Tablescape’s modern take on a Lunar New Year Menu. Designed for reunions of two, four, or six, it begins with a nod to tradition with the colourful Yu Sheng platter. Seafood fans can look forward to Hokkaido Scallops with a fruity twist and the umami goodness of Seafood In The Bag, while Slow Cooked Pork Belly with XO-scented Gold Yukon Potato Gratin, Roasted Vegetables and Truffle Jus will impress the meat-lovers too. Mandarin Chocolate Cake enriched with Grand Marnier completes the five-course meal.
From $176 nett per set; delivery available. More info at tablescape-restaurant-bar.myshopify.com
Neo Garden’s Reunion Sets
With 50 Lunar New Year dishes and 11 set menus to choose from, the possibilities are endless at Neo Garden. Highlights include Truffle Roasted Duck, Sambal Abacus Seed, Chicken Katsu Yuzu Mayo with Mantou DIY, Chongqing Spicy Whole Seabass in Claypot, and for dessert, Dark Chocolate Orange Pound Cake. Not forgetting the adorable 16-inch Golden Tiger Yu Sheng, one of 15 customisable options from the ‘King of Yu Sheng’ this year. The award-winning caterer is also giving away 1,000 sets of Yu Sheng to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2022, so click here to find out how you can win!
From $318.88+ per set; delivery available. More info at neogarden.com.sg
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