Resume your new year resolution of hitting the gym or a fitter self till after Chinese New Year, because there are so many takeaway goodies to get from these establishments!
Da Paolo Gastronomia
Non-traditionalist can welcome the year of the tiger with the Italian fare of Da Paolo Gastronomia.
Think an exclusive Tiger Bread (S$8.80) that features a dual-colour combination of blonde, mandarin orange-saffron sourdough and dark cocoa sourdough; laminated and layered to create a swirled pattern in the loaf and ‘tiger stripes’ after scoring. Also, expect sweet treats such as toothsome house-made cookies such as Almond Biscotti (180g), Cornflake Raisin Cookie (200g), made exclusively by Da Paolo for the season at S$23 per jar.
For those looking to gift wishes and goodies to their friends, Da Paolo’s curated hampers (from S$68), packaged in a propitious red, are filled with gourmet treats that can be enjoyed over Chinese New Year.
For the uninitiated, Esseplore is a foodtech company in Singapore that aims to connect gourmet food to local foodie. Esseplore’s food offering is available through communal sharing boxes named Feastboxes by Esseplore or individual portions in unique premium Gourmand boxes for convenient dining at corporate meetings.
Esseplore’s CNY Feastbox 2022 (盛宴宝) (4 to 6 pax: S$198, 8 to 10 pax: S$338) will feature a constellation of dishes that symbolise blessings, happiness, and prosperity.
Esseplore’s CNY Gourmand (美食宝), which comprises no pork and no lard, are for corporate events, including virtual office party from the comforts of your home. Curated with individual portions of gourmet food in high quality pine boxes for superb presentation, the 6-course CNY Gourmand (S$73 per box) comes with 1 pax portion of Yu Sheng (opt to upgrade to fresh Otoro Sashimi at S$20 per 30gm), Sichuan Prawns, Braised Abalone & Shiitake Mushrooms, Scallops Lotus Glutinous Rice, Garlic Chives with Smoked Duck, and Fortune Pineapple Tart. Add on single portion of Abalone Chicken Soup in a traditional plum blossom pot (you get to keep the pot!) for only S$38 per pot.
Joy Luck Teahouse/Kam's Roast/Sinstant
Why do we have three brands in the subtitle? The main reason: The newest offering by the same company behind Joy Luck Teahouse and Kam's Roast is the Sinstant Mala Chicken + Hotpot pack (S$19.80). This ready-to-cook meal is specially created by Chef Ng Kong Kiu of Hong Kong Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurant, Ju Xing Home.
This special mix of mala chicken, which can also double up as a hotpot soup base (you have to add water or your own broth), is available at Joy Luck Teahouse and Kam’s Roast from 20 January 2022 onwards. You can also pre-order exclusively via Singapore Home Cooks Facebook Live on 18 January 2022 for delivery to your home, just in time for Chinese New Year celebrations.
Of course, what's CNY without the quintessential CNY goodies?
CNY Joy Luck Teahouse is offering Fortune Pineapple Egg Tart (S$2.80), an eye-catching 22 Carat French Gold Flakes Egg Tart (S$6 each, S$22.80/box of 4) and Lychee Popping Joy Egg Tart (S$2.50). On the other hand, Kam’s Roast CNY offerings include Prosperity Treasure Pot, Golden Duck and Golden Toro Char Siu flecked with 22 carat French Gold Flakes and a Takeaway Exclusive Prosperity Trio (Whole Roast Duck, Crispy Roasted Pork and Iberico Char Siu). Order via https://kamsroast-cnyfestive.oddle.me/
Purchase with Purchase Promotion
From 20 January 2022 onwards, you can get Sinstant's Mala Chicken + Hotpot at S$16.80 (Usual Price: S$19.80) with a purchase of any items at Joy Luck Teahouse and Kam's Roast Jewel Changi Airport outlets. Minimum purchase of S$5 at Joy Luck Teahouse or S$10 at Kam’s Roast is required.
Bring Jumbo home and share the following delights with your loved ones.
Chilli Crab Sticks (S$7.30) – Surimi Crab Sticks spiced with Jumbo Seafood’s Award-Winning Chilli Crab seasoning
Black Pepper Crab Sticks (s$7.30) – Let the zest and heat of Jumbo Seafood’s Black Pepper Crab dance on your tongue as you indulge in the snack’s subtle buttery undertones and crisp.
Cereal Prawn Chins (S$9.90) – Coated in toasted cereal flakes and curry leaves, the prawn chins are perfect on their own or as a topping for a kaleidoscope of crunch and flavour
Salted Egg Prawn Chins (S$9.90) – Deep fried to golden-brown perfection and tossed in golden salted egg yolk
Baby Squid with Crispy Fried Fritters (S$9.90) – tasting like Jumbo Seafood’s beloved crispy baby squid, they are covered in roasted sesame seeds reveal the bona fide squid game
Can't choose? The Love, Afare Snacks Gift Box (S$39.90) is the perfect way to share the Chinese New Year joy. Each gift box contains all five new bites and a pack of limited edition Love, Afare playing cards. The first 100 customers to purchase the Love, Afare Snacks Gift Box (S$39.90) online at www.loveafare.com.sg will also receive two free Tiger Crystal Pints (330ml). Gift boxes are also available at all Jumbo Seafood, Zui Teochew Cuisine and NG AH SIO Bak Kut Teh restaurants, in addition to www.loveafare.com.sg.
Singapore's top catering choice Neo Garden has released over 50 Chinese New Year dishes and 11 set menus for up to 15 pax from S$318.88. Some key highlights include the Golden Tiger Yu Sheng (S$168+), Truffle Roasted Duck (S$88.80), Sambal Abacus Seed (S$68.80), and Chicken Katsu Yuzu Mayo with Mantou DIY (S$38.80).
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Paradise Group x The Golden Duck
Make the upcoming Chinese New Year celebration a roaring success with two innovative, limited-edition fish skin snacks by Paradise Group and The Golden Duck! Inspired by popular and classic Chinese dishes, Yu Sheng and Sweet & Sour Pork (S$8 per pack), it is available now at leading supermarkets and Paradise Group of restaurants.
For takeaway orders of Yu Sheng from Paradise Group, it will be bundled with one pack of Yusheng Fish Skin Crisps. It is also available on Fairprice, Cold Storage, Pandamart, as well as The Golden Duck official store on Shopee and Lazada.
Those planning to host an intimate gathering at home can pick up these delicacies to go. Delivered hot in a clay pot and brimming with everything from Baby Abalones, Sea Cucumber, to Roasted Duck and Pork, the Reunion Pen Cai, along with Fortune Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng are must-haves. Other Lunar New Year delicacies such as Braised American Sea Cucumber and Prosperity Herbal Chicken would go perfectly with Lime Restaurant’s homemade Traditional XO Sauce and Bonito Fish Sauce.
Order now via the online store, Lime on the Go, at https://shop-parkroyalcollectionpickering.panpacific.com/en_SG
Usher in the New Year with an abundance of seasonal offerings from Singapore’s nuts and chips brand, Tai Sun. Well-loved by generations, Tai Sun’s traditional Chinese New Year goodies never go out of style and this year’s delectable festive range of products includes an all-new crunchy and savoury Nana’s Treats Nonya Prawn Rolls. Customers can also look forward to their all-time favourite goodies and gold packaged jars of premium dried fruits and nuts that serve as perfect gifts for loved ones and a great addition to every snack table!
Tien Court at King's Copthorne is an old favourite with seniors and for good reasons why. Their Teochew cuisine and Dim Sum is consistently good, and they're priced reasonably. For CNY, they're offering takeaway sets at wallet-friendly prices. Enjoy their version of the quintessential pen cai, auspiciously named the Teochew Golden Fortune Pot and the Kung Fu Pot (S$268 each), which come in both pot and vacuumed packaging. Their yu sheng is aso going from $68. From now till 20 Jan, you can get 15% off takeaway orders. Order here.