The popular Asian street food restaurant is offering the Chinese special Peking duck for a limited period. Made to perfection with a crispy skin and tender meat, the dish provides the perfect combination of texture and taste. Perfect for two, it’s available for Dh79 until January 30 at any of the ASIAN5 branches.
Hakkasan, Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
A two-week festivity awaits you at Hakkasan, offering up a New Year special menu along with musical entertainment. Mark the Spring Festival with exquisite dishes such as golden treasure pockets with abalone and wild mushrooms, wok-fry Scottish scallop with taro mousseline, and Lucky Jie for dessert. The festivities take place from today until February 8, daily 6pm-11pm. Dh498 per person, for reservations call 02 690 7739 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Market, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City
This Lunar New Year, the City Brunch has a China-themed menu. Indulge in authentic Chinese recipes such as the Yu Sheng salad, known as the ‘prosperity salad’, main dishes such as assorted dim sums, seafood platter and beef stew with fried Singapore noodles. To finish off, try the assorted dry Chinese New Year cake, sesame dumplings or steamed lotus root. From 1pm to 4.30pm today. Prices from Dh300 per person. Call 04 435 5577 or email dining @hiltonalahbtoorcity.com.
Lah Lah, Zabeel House, Dubai
The pan-Asian kitchen and bar is offering a home-style celebration with a special menu crafted by the restaurant’s head chef Rosnani Hassan. Enjoy a two-course menu for Dh119 per person that includes dishes such as Hainanese chicken salad, Kung Pao chicken and longevity noodle or, alternatively, opt for a three-course sharing style menu for Dh139 per person that offers sliced salmon, prawn roast, Wagyu beef and much more. Available from tomorrow until February 8. For reservations call 04 519 1111 or visit email@example.com.
Dai Pai Dong, Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi
This award-winning restaurant nestled within the capital is hosting a whole festive weekend with a three-day celebration – a hotpot-inspired ‘Year of the Hog farewell dinner’ tonight from 6pm-11.30pm from Dh388 per person, a ‘Year of the Rat’ welcome brunch tomorrow from noon until 11pm priced at Dh388 with unlimited soft beverages or at Dh488 with free-flowing house beverages, and a special family-style set menu dinner on January 26 until February 10 for Dh298. For bookings, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 02 813 5520.
Zengo, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort and Spa
The elegant Pan-Asian restaurant has a special themed evening brunch to ring in the Year of the Rat. Treat yourself today to a special free-flowing menu, live cooking stations, dragon dances, traditional Chinese performers and a live DJ. From 8pm to 11pm, Dh299 for ladies and Dh399 for gents, for reservations call 04 316 5550 or visit zengo-dubai.com.
Nahaam, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi
Immerse yourself in the Chinese-themed décor with Chinese writings on walls, hostesses in traditional Chinese dresses and a lion dance as you enjoy a Lunar New Year special brunch. From 12.30pm to 4pm today, Dh450 per person. For reservations call 02 811 5666.
Blue Jade, The Ritz-Carlton
Head out for an eight-course Chinese family-style dining experience, where you can learn to embrace the sharing style of the Chinese dinner table etiquette. Treat your taste buds to crispy duck spring rolls, served with scallions and hoisin sauce, and much more. Prices from Dh288 per person. Offer available from tomorrow until January 30, daily 6pm-11pm. For reservations call 04 318 6150.
Hong Loong, Sofitel Dubai The Palm
Experience Chinese fine dining with Hong Loong, as they recreate authentic flavours of China with some modern twists. From live cooking stations, to a special children’s menu, the eatery offers a variety of traditional dishes, including sautéed lobster and hand-pulled noodles. Until the end of this month, 6.30pm to 11.30pm. Starting price from Dh135. For reservations call 04 455 5656.
Trader Vic’s JBR, Dubai
Along with some traditional dishes, you’ll receive a traditional red envelope with a little surprise inside. The menu includes delicacies such as yee sang salad, chicken dumplings and nian gao – a rice cake with coconut caramel sauce and crispy peanuts inside. Dishes start from Dh45, and the dinner celebration runs until tomorrow, 4pm to 3am. For bookings call 04 318 250 or email Tradervics.email@example.com.