The cornerstone of any Chinese New Year celebration? Having an abundance of festive dishes, which, according to Chinese tradition, brings prosperity and fortune.
But if you haven’t recovered from the frenzy of back-to-back holidays, consider delegating feast preparation to the experts. Usher in the Year of the Metal Rat than with a delectable meal from these Chinese restaurants at Power Plant Mall.
Din Tai Fung, R1 Level
Ring in the Lunar New Year with an explosion of spicy-sweet broth from a bite of Din Tai Fung’s Chili Crab and Shrimp Xiao Long Bao. Break the heat with an order of succulent Pork Chop Fried Rice and flavor-rich Salted Egg Yolk Prawns.
8 Treasures, P1 Level
Sample 8 Treasures’ auspicious Php888 Chinese New Year platter, which includes Siomai, Soy Chicken, Hakaw, Chinese Red Sausage, and Malai Cake.
Other highlights include their P20.00 Mallow Jelly or Coffee Jelly, which you can avail of for a minimum purchase of P350.00 (net).
If you’re craving something more festive, call in advance to order an entire HK Roast Duck or Roast Goose. We hear they serve “the most authentic” roasts in the metro.
Stall 11, Pigeon Hole, The Grid Food Market, R2 Level
They had us at Molten Chocolate Buchi. On January 25, Stall 11 at The Grid Food Market will be serving it for free for dine-in customers! That’s right, the delectable dessert will come free with the first 100 dishes ordered on Chinese New Year.
For an even heartier celebration, delight in their specials, which include: Fried Pigeon (it’s marinated in secret spices!), Beef Brisket Noodle Soup (expertly prepared to give you a rich broth and firm noodles!), HK-style Fried Chicken Rice Topping (which has mouth-watering crispy skin and juicy meat), and Charsiu with Buns (a match made in flavor heaven!).
Tuan Tuan, R3 Level
New year, new menu items! Be one of the first to fill your reunion dinner plates with Crispy Pepper Beef Snow Buns and Stir Fried Orange Chicken, some of Tuan Tuan’s latest offerings for 2020.
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If you deem noodles a must-have, add this nice, hot, comforting bowl of Beef Noodles to your Chinese New Year spread. Punctuate the meal with a Red Bean Pie, which is only Php20 when you order from January 20-26, 2020.
Fortune favors weekend shoppers and diners
January 24-26, 2020 could be your luckiest weekend yet because Power Plant Mall is having not one but two celebrations: Chinese New Year and Double Stub Redemption Weekend, Yup, that means, doubling your chances of winning an Audi. Click here to learn more about the raffle: #DoubleStubRedemptionWeekend
Oh, and don’t let the busy weekend discourage you—especially if you’re an Elite VIP cardholder. Take advantage of free parking and free cinema perks for a more convenient and enjoyable experience. Want to be an Elite VIP member? Visit this link to discover how to be part of this exclusive club: #EliteVIP