Savour the abun­dance

Five fine feasts that are worth tuck­ing into.

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In­dulge in res­i­dent chef Martin Foo’s in­no­va­tive take on Chi­nese cui­sine at Crys­tal Jade Palace Restau­rant. Foo not only jazzes up the usual noo­dle dish – a sym­bol of longevity – with a Wok-fried Yuzu Noo­dle with Ba­con & Mush­room, but also of­fers his take on the tra­di­tional char siew with an umami-laden black bean sauce. An ex­ten­sive range of set menus (from $108 to $168/per­son, min­i­mum two to dine), in­clud­ing veg­e­tar­ian op­tions, is avail­able. #04-19, Takashimaya Shop­ping Cen­tre, 391 Or­chard Road.

Tel: 6735 2388 Ex­ec­u­tive chef Liu Ching Hai con­tin­ues to im­press his reg­u­lar guests with a slew of clas­sic Can­tonese dishes at one Miche­lin-starred Sum­mer Palace. Be­tween 25 Jan­uary and 19 Fe­bru­ary, din­ers can come by for lunch ($88 per per­son, min­i­mum four to dine) or din­ner (from $508 for four per­sons). Pair his sig­na­ture Steamed Soon Hock or Roasted Crispy Chicken with the Chi­nese New Year Wine Spe­cial ($78/bot­tle, $138 for two and $188 for three). Choose be­tween five Ital­ian va­ri­etals, which in­clude a Chi­anti Clas­sico from Felsina Tus­cany. Level 3, Re­gent Sin­ga­pore, 1 Cus­ca­den Road. Tel: 6725 3288

For an al­ter­na­tive to for­mal Can­tonese-style sit-down af­fairs, try Ah Hoi’s Kitchen, an al fresco restau­rant in Ho­tel Jen Tan­glin Sin­ga­pore. Two six-course menus are avail­able for lunch ($48 for two per­sons) and four for din­ner (from $288 for six per­sons) from 15 Jan­uary to 19 Fe­bru­ary. High­lights in­clude the Seafood Fried Rice with Scal­lion and Crispy Eggs and the Chef’s Sig­na­ture Thai Style Chilli Lobster. Book by 1 Fe­bru­ary to en­joy an early bird dis­count of 20 per­cent for din­ing in be­tween 4 and 6 Fe­bru­ary. 1A Cus­ca­den Road. Tel: 6738 2222

Shang Palace's fes­tive menu lineup this year in­cludes luxe dishes like Braised Bird’s Nest Pump­kin Soup with Bam­boo Fun­gus and Win­ter Melon, and Braised Three-head Whole Abalone with Liao Sea Cu­cum­ber. Choose be­tween four eight-course sets (from $188/per­son) or or­der from the à la carte se­lec­tion (from 21 Jan­uary to 19 Fe­bru­ary). There’s also a Chi­nese New Year dim sum lunch menu (from 28 Jan­uary to 19 Fe­bru­ary). Shangri-la Ho­tel Sin­ga­pore, 22 Or­ange Grove Road. Tel: 6213 4473

Lo­cated in the heart of the CBD, Racines makes for a qui­eter spot for gath­er­ings dur­ing the fes­tive pe­riod. Four set menus are avail­able, two for lunch (from $68 per per­son, min­i­mum of two) and two for din­ner (from $128/per­son, min­i­mum two to dine). Seafood lovers will en­joy the Abun­dant For­tune Set din­ner ($168/per­son, min­i­mum two to dine) as it fea­tures the deca­dent Braised Abalone in a Su­pe­rior Foie Gras Sauce and Wok-fried King Prawn, drenched in a lus­cious Salted Egg Yolk Lemon But­ter. Avail­able from 21 Jan­uary to 22 Fe­bru­ary. Sof­i­tel Sin­ga­pore City Cen­tre, 9 Wal­lich Street. Tel: 6428 5000

Crys­tal Jade Palace

Sof­i­tel Sin­ga­pore City Cen­tre

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