Phoenix of Prosperity
Ping Pang Pong, Gold Coast
The skin of a chicken is removed in one piece and the meat flavored and lightly sauteed with herbs, glutinous rice, mushrooms, sausage, lotus seeds, goji berry, salted egg yolks and simmered mung bean, then stuffed back into the skin and ladle-fried, $38.88.
Sliced abalone with black mushroom and sea cucumber
Food Express, Palace Station
The abalone is steamed for at least eight hours with seasonings and proteins to add flavor, and the sea cucumber is rehydrated for several days before they’re served with mushrooms, mustard greens and oyster sauce, $140.
Live lobster with golden garlic and spicy salt
Zine Chinese, Palazzo
In Chinese, the word “lobster” relates to the word “dragon,” which represents positive energy, so the dish is said to bring positive energy for another year, $98.
Dried oyster with sea moss
Fin, The Mirage
Dried oyster with sea moss, black mushroom, barbecued pork belly and roasted whole garlic on a bed of lettuce topped with brown oyster sauce, $38.
Lucky Sauteed Bamboo Skin
Ming’s Table, Harrah’s
Served with asparagus, it’s said to augur well for the coming year, $18.95.
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