By V. Sivaji
This Year of the Rabbit, the Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang brings its flamboyant steamboat and BBQ dinner.
The sign of the Rabbit is a symbol of longevity, peace and prosperity in Chinese culture.
Guests can look forward to a plethora of festive favourites like the ever important Yee Sang,
The all important CNY reunion dinner is available at the Sarkies (Jan 21) and also the CNY dinner on Dec 22 and 23 for lunch and also for dinner.
The Planter’s Lounge brings the steamboat and BBQ buffet reunion dinner from 6.30pm to 10pm.
Among the highlights include the “Prosperity Salmon Yee Sang” along with their choices for the broth of either the chicken broth or Tom Yam for the steamboat.
The spread brings a wide range of seafood selection, namel, white prawn / tiger prawn /sea cucumber, red snapper fillet /salmon fillet / sea bass fillet, clams, top shell, sea asparagus, brown cuttlefish, suid, mud crab /and more.
Other meat offerings are sliced beef, sliced lamb, chicken meat, sliced duck , meat ball, eggs, century eggs.
Among the vegetables are Tong Hao, Long Cabbage, Chinese Spinach, Nai Pak, Local Choy Sum , Siew Pak Choy, Pea Sprout, Local Lettuce, Iceberg Lettuce, White Radish, Carrots, Leek and more.
Others include Button Mushroom, Wood Ear Mushroom, Shimeji Mushroom, hitake Mushroom, Enoki Mushroom and Abalone Mushroom.
They also offer a variety of noodles, koay teow, bee hoon, glass noodle, udon and yee mee.
As for your dipping sauce, they offer homemade special chilli sauce, coriander oyster, garlic sauce, white radish spicy sauce, Thai sweet chilli s among others.
As for the main course selection, there are Lotus Fried Rice / Wok Fried Longevity Noodles / Wok Fried Vegetables with Garlic.
The BBQ buffet also offers Minute Steak, Sliced Lamb, Chicken Tandoori Sausage,
Chicken Kebab Skewer, Lamb Kofta, Tiger Prawn, Slipper Lobster, Salmon Fillet, Red Snapper, and Chicken Satay with Condiments
Do not forget their dessert counter which is decked with lots of goodies too.
The E&O Hotel also offers a list of CNY takeaways call 04-222-2000 for details or to make reservations.