Chinese New Year is around the corner. It’s that time of the year again for family reunions, new clothes, lion dances, angpows, mandarin oranges and food, lots of it! As we usher in the year of the Monkey, you bet there will not be a shortage of tossing yee sang with loud shouts of goodwill and prosperity! And so, I bring to you the TOP 5 places for yee sang.
TOP 5 Dining Places for Chinese New Year Yee Sang 2016
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1) Shang Palace @ Shangri-La Hotel
Looking for different flavors in your yee sang for a change? This year, Shangri-La Hotel’s Shang Palace brings you 7 varieties of yee sang available for dine-in or takeaway. Choose your pick of Korean snow pear Yee Sang, Crispy fish skin and jellyfish flower Yee Sang, Salmon Yee Sang, Abalone Yee Sang, Canadian lobster Yee Sang or Geoduck Yee Sang.
Prices start from RM91. The full menu and pricing can be found at their website listed below.
Shang Palace @ Shangri-La (HALAL)
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2) Tai Thong Group of Restaurants
Tai Thong Group of Restaurants features their Golden Fortune Yee Sang yet again, for the third year running – a healthy fruit and nuts yee sang. This year, there is an addition of peach as the auspicious fruit of the Monkey King. Aside from that, new ingredients such as Pistachios, Almonds, Dried Blueberries and Cranberries are also introduced to this interesting concoction.
Pork free, it is priced at RM68.80++ for half portion and RM108.80++ for full portion.
Tai Thong Group of Restaurants (Pork-Free)
3) Robata Monkey @ Jaya One, PJJapanese restaurants are good alternative places for yee sang because of their array of fresh seafood slices. If you love seafood, you MUST try this yee sang. It contains 7 different types of seafood decorated in rose shape! Such a pretty sight and a delight to the tastebuds.
Priced at RM128++, it is known as the 7 gems Yee Sang and contains Salmon, Akami, Shiro Maguro, Hotate, Hamachi, Tai and Ika.
Robata Monkey @ Jaya One
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4) Manmaru @ Atria Shopping Gallery
Another lovely place to have yee sang is Manmaru at Atria Shopping Gallery. The yee sang here features thinly sliced fresh seafood and is a combination of Japanese and Chinese flavours.
Their signature yee sang comes at affordable prices. For a small group of two to four people, it only costs RM48 nett with six slices of salmon sashimi. A larger portion will only cost RM88 nett with twelve slices of salmon sashimi for six to eight persons.
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Manmaru @ Atria Shopping Gallery
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5) The Emperor @ Dorsett Grand Subang
To emphasize prosperity, the Golden Prosperity Yee Sang looks splendid with its golden hues. It is covered with mango stripes which adds sweetness to the flavour. The combination of mango with raw salmon and silver bait fish is a taste not to be missed!
It is priced at RM78 for half portion and RM138 for full portion.