Eat Drink KL: Lunar New Year 2022: Jade Pavilion & Xin Cuisine

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Lunar New Year 2022: Jade Pavilion & Xin Cuisine

Hotel-based Chinese restaurants in the city centre, new and old, have brought out their best for the Lunar New Year, from Jade Pavilion in Pavilion Hotel for highlights like salmon yee sang with soft-shell crab, snow pear and crispy fish skin; slow-boiled lion's mane mushrooms in fish maw soup; braised village chicken with Chinese herbs and sea cucumber; steamed wild-caught soon hock with olive oil and spring onion sauce; wok-fried Sabah Ming prawns in two varieties; braised dried seafood with sun-dried oysters and fatt choy; fried glutinous rice in lotus leaf; chilled taro and sweet purple potato puree; and Chinese New Year pastries ...

... to Xin Cuisine in Concorde Hotel Kuala Lumpur for jellyfish Yee Sang, Poon Choy, waxed meat rice and fuk nian gao, all tasting beautifully prepared in a testament to this venerable restaurant's reputation.