Premium scallops at the Spice Market cafe

By Penang Hyperlocal team 

The Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa and the Golden Sands Resort will usher Chinese New Year with their line up of traditional delicacies which are all important for the auspicious Year of the Rat celebration.

Among them are the prosperous New Year Yee Sang tossing with ingredients like raw fish, shredded vegetables, plum sauce, marinated cuttlefish and Mandarin oranges.

The Spice Market Cafe’s Spring Time buffet dinner at RM288 is fast selling out so book early to avoid disappointed.

Chef Lim with the Prosperous Yee Sang presentation

They feature Eight Treasure Soup with King Crabmeat Sea Cucumber, Dried Scallops with Mushrooms, assorted fresh tuna, jellyfish with shredded duck and more.

On CNY day the CNY buffet brunch at RM198 is from 12pm to 3pm.

On Jan 25 & 26, the cafe brings Spice & Happiness buffet dinner at RM268 with favourites like roasted prime rib with black pepper sauce, roasted duck, soy chicken, double boiled chicken soup with ginseng roots.

Chef Lim (second from right) with his team

Over at the Golden Sands Resort’s Garden Cafe, the CNY Eve buffet dinner at RM128 with entertainment by a Chinese orchestra.

On Jan 25 & 26, the Fatt Choy lunch at RM118 offers Yee sang, Norwegian Smoked Salmon, Oven Roasted Australian beef striploin and more.

Meanwhile, the CNY buffet dinner at RM128 offers seasonal favorites.

The Sigi’s Bar & Grill will host a BBQ buffer dinner too.

Call 04-888-8888 (Rasa Sayang Resort) 04- 886-1911 (Golden Sands Resort) for reservation and more info.

Yee Sang Tossing at The Light Hotel Penang

Meanwhile The Light Hotel Penang offers its Chinese New Year buffet dinner with highlights including the all important Yee Sang tossing to bring luck and prosperity for the New Year.

They offer the 8-course dinner specially prepared by chef H’ng Wee Kiang for 10 pax at RM1,088 at their grand ballroom with 5-piece Chinese orchestra and 3-piece band for your entertainment pleasure. The highlight is the Poon Choi with layers of fresh premium seafood, vegetables and ingredients on CNY Eve.

Meanwhile, the CNY eve (Jan 24) the reunion prosperity buffet dinner at their coffeehouse is at RM138+ (adult) and the CNY high tea on Jan 25 & 26 is at RM88+(adult) . The blosooms of prosperity CNY buffet dinner on Jan 25 & 26 is priced at RM108+ (adult) from 6.30pm to 10pm. Call 04-382-1111 for details.