Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2023

Still don’t know where to celebrate Chinese New Year 2023? Don’t miss these special CNY drops at some of our favorite places:

Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year 2023

Crystal Dragon

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From January 16 to 29, the award-winning Cantonese restaurant Crystal Dragon highlights its festive lunar new year menu available for lunch and dinner. For the traditional dinner table yu sheng (or yee sang) toss ritual, the salad is offered with a twist: Prosperity Roasted Duck in lieu of herring or salmon, with jellyfish, crispy vegetables, and plum dressing. Good for a group of five persons per serving (Php1,600++), the ritual augurs good fortune for the group, as they stand and toss the ingredients high up with chopsticks while reciting auspicious phrases to bless all present with well-wishes.The roasted duck symbolizes wealth, abundance, and fertility; the flour crisps, and prosperity, while the plum dressing denotes sweetness and harmonious family relationships.

For more abundance, Crystal Dragon offers Steamed Duo Flavor Live Grouper with signature tofu and Roasted Crispy Spring Chicken with supreme soy sauce. For luck and togetherness, the Crispy Taro and New Year Cake Pillow are not to be missed. Other auspicious Crystal Dragon specialties to welcome the new year are: Buddha Jumps Over the Wall; Braised Sea Cucumber and Pork Trotter with black moss and brown sauce; Wok-Tossed Creamy Prawns with fragrant shredded coconut; and Wok-Fried Fragrant Glutinous Rice with Guangdong Cured pork.

Ling Nam

Looking for a feast this CNY 2023? Enjoy Ling Nam’s Emperor’s Feast with your loved ones and save as much as Php400 on their crowd favorites! The Emperor’s Feast is now available for dine-in and take-out transactions at the Ling Nam Banawe branch.

Red Ginger

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Savor the season’s flavors at Red Ginger from January 17 to February 5, which offers five auspicious dishes symbolizing fortune, longevity, prosperity, happiness, and harmony. The ala carte dishes are Fortune Lao Sheng, a chicken salad with plum dressing; Longevity Noodles consisting of egg noodles with crispy pork belly, and quail eggs; braised Prosperity Pork Knuckle with king mushrooms; Happiness Prawn and Squid, a medley stir-fried in curry XO sauce; and for dessert, Harmony Coconut, a mix of coconut jelly and ice cream.

Sheraton Manila Bay

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Bring luck, wealth, and prosperity to your homes with Sheraton Manila Bay’s Auspicious Chinese Hamper priced at Php3,200 net per set inclusive of chocolate rabbit, dried fruits, peanut sesame brittle, pineapple bun, Mung Bean Cake, and a lucky rabbit stuffed toy.

Elevate your Chinese New Year celebration with homemade goodies meticulously prepared by their culinary team. Take your pick from a festive selection at the Lobby Kiosk including Chocolate Rabbit Box, Peanut Sesame Brittle, Pineapple Bun, Moon Cake, Mung Bean Cake, Set of Dried Fruits & Chinese Chocolate Coins, and Tikoy Box Set.

On January 21, 2023, the hotel will hold auspicious activities as guests are treated to a Chinese Dragon and Lion dance and traditional dotting of the eye ceremony to be performed at the hotel lobby from 10am to 12nn. Complete the tradition with a celebratory drink with family and friends at &More by Sheraton where you can enjoy their special Coffee of the Month “Shanghai Lungo” for only Php 250++ per order available until January 31, 2023.

Super Bowl of China

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Looking for last-minute handa? Have your favorite #SarapKasalo Party Trays for Chinese New Year!

TungLok Signatures

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Singapore’s famous TungLok Signatures highlights the quintessential Chinese New Year staple fare. The yu sheng salad, which was popularized in Singapore, and known as lo hei in Cantonese, signifies blessings and fortune. Tung Lok’s salad is prepared with salmon, a medley of fresh vegetables, fruits, and other ingredients, each representing a wish during the toss while huat ah! or lo hei! is being recited. It is believed that the higher the toss, the greater will be one’s fortune.

TungLok Signatures’ Prosperity Yu Sheng Salad (Php2,888) is available from January 16 to 24 and can be shared by a group of six to eight.

The Villamaria Kitchen

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If you’re not in the mood to prepare a Lunar New Year feast for the family but you’re still looking forward to enjoying a hearty meal, check out The Villamaria Kitchen. To celebrate CNY, they’ve got a ton of flavorful dishes for you to choose from and enjoy in the comfort of your home. Check out everything The Villamaria Kitchen has to offer here.

Winford Manila

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Winford Manila prepares to usher in the auspicious Year of the Water Rabbit with a grand showcase highlighted by a traditional dragon and lion dance to celebrate the occasion. The festivities will begin at 11am on Tuesday, January 24, 2023, with a ceremonial eye-dotting activity and gift offering at the luxury hotel.

The brief ceremony will immediately be followed by the rhythmic sound of drums to signal the start of the dragon and lion dance display. To cap off the revelries, guests will be treated to an hour-long parade of merrymaking throughout the property before culminating at the hotel lobby entrance.

Chowking

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Chowking is kicking off the Chinese New Year with a One Day Sale on January 22 that you definitely shouldn’t miss out on! You can get up to 20% off on select bestsellers: 2 Siomai Chao Fan Family Platter Bundle (now only Php517 from Php647), Dimsum Chao Fan & Halo-Halo Combo Bundle (now only Php156 from Php195), and 2 Fried Chicken Lauriat Combo Bundle (now only Php348 from Php435).

Aside from these exciting Lunar deals, 20 other bundles and promos are also up for grabs all year round! Just go to the Chowking Lazada Flagship Store to get vouchers for different food bundles in time for your next celebrations.

Belmont Hotel Manila

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Belmont Hotel Manila also has several offers to welcome the Year of the Rabbit with prosperity and luck.

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