Where to dine in Macao this Chinese New Year

World January 18, 2018 13:03

By The Nation

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Travellers planning holidays in Macao during the Chinese New Year Festival should be sure to check out the dining spots at Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, Cotai Central, which are introducing an exclusive choice of traditional Chinese New Year dishes and family-style feasts e from February 15 to 20.

Xin welcomes the Year of the Dog with fortuitous hot dishes that can be ordered as part of its traditional hot pot buffet, for both lunch and dinner.

Highlights include Braised Pig Feet and lotus root with sea moss symbolising abundance, Wok-fried prawns with Sichuan-style represents perennial joy and Braised Lamb Shank with bamboo shoots and black mushroom brings you happiness. The Auspicious Hotpot Buffet is priced at MOP258 (Bt1,025) for lunch and MOP488plus for dinner.

Xin also offers a compact Fortune Poon Choi Set designed for two to four persons to share. Priced from MOP888+ to MOP1288+, the auspicious dish includes the quintessential dried oysters and sea moss, as well as a lavish selection of Japanese scallops, Boston lobster, fresh abalone and Botan ebi.

Bene’s festive Prosperous Brunch Buffet invites diners to celebrate with Italian renditions of Chinese New Year favourites including a Crispy suckling pig and cappellacci stuffed with abalone in arabbiata sauce. baked giant grouper in salt crust, lemon caper sauce and turbot roasted with potatoes, capers and cherry tomatoes. The Chinese New Year Sunday Brunch is available on February 18 and costs MOP488plus.

Bene also hosts the New Year Family Set Dinner, where chefs will serve up a Chilled seafood platter, Maialino croccante (slowroasted suckling pig, roasted new potatoes with rosemary), Spaghetti nettuno (mixed seafood spaghetti, fennel broth, saffron) and Bollito di manzo (sixhours poached beef with vegetables, salsa verde, mustard seed candied fruit).

The New Year Family Set Dinner is available from February 15 to 20 for tables of four and more guests and is priced at MOP400plus per person.

Over at Feast, meanwhile, diners can enjoy every from fresh seafood and sushi to pizzas and a live waffle station, suitable for large groups or fickle foodies. Additional highlights for dinner include a 24month naturally cured live pata negra; tandoor marinated baked whole salmon; stuffed pork loin with kai lan and char siu; and Xinjiang roasted leg of lamb.

The New Year Buffet is priced at MOP298 per person for lunch and MOP458 per person for dinner and is available from February 15 to 20.

Palms Cafe and Bar offers a Prosperous Afternoon Tea Set from February 15 to 20. The menu features creative twists on all-time favourites, such as Parma ham rosettes, pear and gorgonzola chutney; hokkaido scallop, black pudding and apple jam; and Mini Breton tartlets with almond cream and apricots. The set starts at MOP398 for two.

Find out more at www.SheratonGrandMacao.com.