9 Must Try Chinese New Year Menu Items—Before They Run Out
The Lunar New Year is fast squeaking up on us! This once-a-year festivity brings limited edition treats! If you are thinking of trying out some unique Chinese New Year goodies, you definitely don’t want to miss out on this one.
Feast on Tim Ho Wan’s special seasonal dishes such as the Pan-fried Pork Buns (S$6.50), Golden Salted Egg Lava Bun (S$6.50) with a piping hot and velvety filling, and the soft and chewy Pan-fried Rice Cake (S$5.00).
Don’t miss their popular Hong Kong Pork Chop with Noodle—sink your teeth into the succulent, juicy pork chop that’s seasoned with fragrant 5-spice powder.
Available at all Tim Ho Wan restaurants in Singapore, except the Marina Bay Sands restaurant.
When: 15 January 2020 to 16 February 2020
Treat your loved ones and friends to an exquisite tea at the LOBBY LOUNGE called the Red Rhapsody afternoon tea with five delightful courses. Start off with a taste of East and West with exclusive bites such as Turkey Cranberry Quiche and Prawn Tomato Salsa in Beetroot Shell, and finally end off with all things sweet and pink: Rose Lychee Panna Cotta and Elderberry Choux amongst others. Both tea and champagne pairings are available.
When: 17 January 2020 to 26 January 2020
High tea set at $58++ per pax with tea pairing
$78++ with tea pairing and two glasses of champagne
When: Available until 8 February 2020
The Lunar New Year is squeaking up on us, just like these playful chocolate rats ($35 a pair)! Filled with surprise fillings of cocoa almonds, they are a CNY special this year, not to be missed!
Other exclusive festive treats include Janice Wong’s new Hae Bee Hiam Cookie, along with CNY signatures such as Chocolate Bakkwa Cookie and Pork Floss Bakkwa Cookie. Comes in single cookie jars and prices start from $18. All treats are available online and in store.
When: Until the end of January 2020
Délifrance’s Orange Ingot Madeleines are back this CNY—delicate, buttery and fragrant and infused with citrusy sweetness. Get them at $7.80 (6 pcs).
For a more savoury treat, consider the Seafood Sandwich set ($12.90) or Salmon Lasagne ($17.90) that brims with flaky salmon chunks layered with al dente pasta sheets, blanketed by an irresistible cheese sauce.
*Both the Seafood Sandwich set and Salmon Lasagne set will each come with two pieces of Strawberry Macaroon and a glass of Strawberry Fruit Tea.
When: 12 January 2020 to 10 February 2020
7. Toast Box
Four limited edition items are in the forefront of the festivities at Toast Box this Lunar New Year: Golden Yam Cake Bites ($3), Tang Yuan in Red Bean Soup ($2.80), Cereal Cookies—showcases a rich butter shortbread studded with crispy cereal flakes—and Peanut Butter Kueh Kapet.
Specially for the Chinese New Year, you can purchase a bundle of two jars of either Cereal Cookies or Peanut Butter Kueh Kapet at $30 (U.P. $18.80 per jar).
When: 2 January 2020 to 8 February 2020
What better way to ring in good luck than with some fancy prosperity pizzas? Proofer Boulangerie is bringing in two specialities, the Let’s Bakkwa (Zhao Cai Jin Bao) and Bring Yu Prosperity (Cai Yuan Gun Gun).
Let’s Bakkwa (Zhao Cai Jin Bao) is topped with chicken ham, shredded chicken, chicken bakkwa, capsicum, pineapple, and topped with creamy, milky cheese, roasted sesame sauce and silky soft chicken floss.
The Bring Yu Prosperity (Cai Yuan Gun Gun) features flecks of tuna, kanifumi (crabstick meat), onions, capsicum, and infused with the same creamy cheese and fresh tomato sauce.
Price: $14.90 each for both pizzas (11-inch).
When: Until 31 January 2020
*Squeals*! These super cute festive buns are new-in at BreadTalk. The three main highlights are the Prosperity Pineapple! ($2.20) that’s filled with pineapple custard, Golden Mouse ($2.20) that’s infused with chocolate cream cheese and Fortune Pillow ($2.20), packed with fragrant pork floss and smoky bak kwa chunks for an extra oomph! Available in-stores only.
When: Until 8 February 2020