Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala LumpurCelebrate an “Ongtastic” Year with the hotel’s yee sang promotion. This year, the Teochew-style Yee Sang has four choices – Tossed Whole Abalone; Salmon Fish and Sweet Pear; Slice Jade Abalone and Jelly Fish; Alaska King Crab Stick and Caviar and Avocado and Fresh Fruit. There is an option of traditional plum sauce, home-made mango sauce or Sichuan hot peanut sauce to go with the dish. The yee sang is priced from RM52 to RM456 and this festive delicacy is available until Feb 19 for takeaway and dine-in. There are also banquet sets priced at RM1,388 nett per table of 10 persons. For reservations, call 03-2117 8000 (ext 8131).
Kuala Lumpur A sumptuous range of speciality dishes await diners at Lai Ching Yuen this Lunar New Year. There are three enticing set menus for lunch and dinner – Opulence, Longevity and Happiness – with a blend of old traditions and modern tastes ranging from RM1,888 nett to RM3,888 nett per table. Expect fresh slipper lobster, barbecued whole suckling pig and crispy pork belly among the treats. The Signature Hong Kong-style Roast Pi pa Duck continues its reign as the star dish. The festive dim sum menu is also available for those who want something different. For reservations, call 03-2117 4180.
Hotel Armada Petaling Jaya
Welcome the Year of the Pig with a buffet line-up of “good luck” dishes available until Feb 4 at Utara Coffee House. Guests will be able to enjoy Chinese Fried Chap Chye with Mushrooms, Yong Chow Fried Rice in Lotus Leaf, Pak Far Chicken, Deep-fried Garoupa Thai Style, Stir-fried Kam Heong Lala, and Wok-fried Tiger Prawns with Buttered Coconut Almond Flakes which are some of the dishes on the menu. The Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner is priced at RM90+ per adult, RM72+ for senior citizens and RM45+ per child. The yee sang selections include Fruitti Veggie Yee Sang (vegetarian) at RM78+ per portion and King Salmon Yee Sang at RM88+ per portion. The Treasure Pot (poon choi) is also available for dining in or takeaway at RM428+. Both yee sang and treasure pot are available until Feb 19. For reservations, call 03-7954 6888 ext 4557.
Oriental Group of Restaurants
In conjunction with Year of the Pig, restaurants under the group (Oriental Pavilion, Oriental Star, Oriental Treasure, Noble Mansion, Noble House, Seafood World, Tang Room, The Ming Room and The Han Room) have incorporated interesting ingredients for their Chinese New Year specialities. Expect dishes like Grilled Iberico Pork Neck Yee Sang priced at RM98 (medium) RM138 (large); Salt Baked Fresh Abalone, Roast Duck with Bean Paste and Longevity Piglet Bun. Diners can also opt for either traditional yee sang, modern vegetables yee sang or White Truffle Yee Sang, with additional side orders of iberico, snow pear and crispy fish skin among others. There are several set menus catered for smaller groups priced from RM148 per person for a minimum of two diners, RM518 for four and RM1,299 per table of 10. For reservations, call 03-2284 8833 (Han Room) or visit www.orientalrestaurants.com.my
An all-day dining menu focusing on Malaysian produce is being celebrated at Atas Modern Malaysian Eatery with specialities to usher in the Lunar New Year. The restaurant’s signature yee sang celebrates the same cultural revival with delightful local twists such as pucuk paku, betel leaf, fried chicken skin and sweet tamarind plum dressing. Guests are invited to toss to abundant prosperity and to also indulge in the festive offerings here. The yee sang is available until Feb 19 starting at RM128+ for a portion suitable for four diners. For reservations, call 03-2778 0888.
Creating an attractive dish that catches the eye is the best way to get diners to head to the restaurant which sells this treat. The 28K Golden Koi Fish Yee Sang priced at RM168 is all about captivating diners and pleasing their taste buds. This indulgent dish is rich with salmon fish, salted egg yolk fish skin, sea caviar, edible gold dust, Japanese radish, mandarin oranges, cashew nut, carrot, beehive crackers, pickled ginger, pomelo, rice puff, sesame seeds, purple cabbage, Japanese cucumber, pickled onions, rose radish flower, enoki mushroom, strawberries, peanut, alfafa and yee sang oil and sauce. For reservations, call 03-2083 0288.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
To mark the Lunar New Yearcasion, appetising treats infused with Oriental flavours of sweet citrus, savoury salted egg and more, perfectly paired with luscious coffee and decadent chocolate can be enjoyed here. The Golden Fortune cake with salted egg, hazelnut, black sesame and white chocolate is priced at RM12.95 per slice; RM129.30 for a whole cake while the Orangeberry Scone (RM6.90 per piece; RM12.20 with Today’s Brew or Hot Tea) is in keeping with traditional flavours of the season. Coffee and chocolate lovers can indulge in Caffè Nocciola (RM12.95 per slice; RM129.30 for a whole cake) and il Cioccolato (RM13.95 per slice). For details, visit www.coffeebean.com.my.
The Federal Kuala Lumpur
Unravel the exciting treasure trove of Lunar New Year specials be it the Reunion and Prosperity Buffet Dinner or Fatt Choy High Tea (second and third day of Chinese New Year) or the Yan Yat Buffet Lunch at Kontiki Restaurant or the Reunion and Prosperity nine-course set menu at Mandarin Palace or Double Happiness five-course set dinner at Bintang Restaurant. The Reunion and Prosperity menu at Mandarin Palace is priced at 1,288 nett (10 diners) and RM688 (five people). The second set menu is priced at RM1,488 nett per table of 10 persons and RM888 net per table of five diners. The Reunion menu is available on Feb 4 while the Prosperity option goes on until Feb 19. Diners can also opt for the a la carte or dim sum menu. For reservations, call 03-2148 9166.TPC Kuala Lumpur
Enjoy buffet lunch on the first day of Chinese New Year at the Golfer’s Terrace as an extensive selection of Oriental dishes will be served. The buffet is priced at RM67 nett per adult. The yee sang specials include Vegetarian Fruit Yee Sang, Abalone Yee Sang and Norwegian Salmon Yee Sang, available for takeaway and dine-in until Feb 28. Prices range from RM98.50 to RM228.50. There will also be three set reunion menus starting from RM838 to RM1,088. The Chinese New Year Set Menus are priced from RM 1,188 to RM1,688. Minimum booking of two tables are required. For reservations, call 03–2011 9187 / 189 / 183 / 138.