Dish of the Month January 2020

Dish of the Month - Yu Sheng | Chope

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We’re starting 2020 with a dish that’ll make you go HUAT!

It’s none other than the sweet, savoury, and crunchy Yu Sheng! A dish traditionally used to “Lo Hei” (which translates to “tossing up good fortune” in Cantonese), it is raucous, festive, and a must-have for every Chinese New Year celebration.

Put together in a series of steps symbolising different blessings, Yu Sheng brings families and friends together to usher in the New Year to usher in the New Year with a hearty, lively, and auspicious spirit.

LO HEI THE RIGHT WAY

They say the higher you toss Yu Sheng, the more prosperous your coming year will be.
Not sure how to do it? Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you toss it the right way!

Download this handy guide for your Lo Heis this festive season!
LoHei-1

Meaning:
Abundance throughout the year

LoHei-2

Meaning:
Good luck and great prosperity

LoHei-3

Meaning:
May you attract wealth and treasures

LoHei-4

Meaning:
May money flow in from all directions

LoHei-5

Meaning:
May your house be filled with gold and silver

LoHei-6

Meaning:
Prosperity for the business

LoHei-7

Meaning:
May the whole floor be filled with gold

LoHei-8

Meaning:
Sweet and loving relationships

LoHei-9

The higher you toss, the more prosperous your coming year will be!


TOP PICKS


Man Fu Yuan

InterContinental Singapore

Ring in the New Year with Man Fu Yuan’s new Prosperity Yu Sheng. Adorned with Hokkaido scallops, salmon, crisp fish skin, and a refreshing passionfruit roses sauce, the Yu Sheng is also shaped in the form of the Chinese character "Yuan"(苑), symbolising a garden of plenty.

Prosperity Yu Sheng (Limited edition “Yuan” design): From $388



Shang Palace

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Amp up your Yu Sheng this Chinese New Year with Shang Palace’s Fortune Yu Sheng! Shaped in the form of a rat, their version features lotus roots and luxurious lobster to usher in wealth and prosperity!

Fortune Yu Sheng with Lobster and Norwegian Smoked Salmon: from $97.20



Unagiya Ichinoji

Multiple Locations

Unagi and Yu Sheng? You heard it right! Probably one of this year’s most unique Yu Sheng dishes, Unagiya Ichinoji’s version comes accompanied with their signature grilled unagi, Japanese pickes, salmon roe, and even crispy udon!

The Unagi Yusheng with Crispy Udon: from $88

Auntie's Wok & Steam

Andaz Singapore

Looking for a healthier option? Then pop by Auntie’s Wok and Steam at Andaz Singapore! Packed full of flavour with ingredients like kale, beetroot, Japanese cucumbers, apples, pomegranates, and superfoods like sunflower seeds, chia seeds, and almond flakes, this rendition allows you to indulge without guilt!

Andaz Healthy Yu Sheng: from $68

Chinese New Year Menu (17-31 Jan)


Candlenut

Block 17A Dempsey Road

Peranakan Yu Sheng anyone? Pop by the first ever Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant with your loved ones to toss to higher fortunes this Chinese New Year with Southeast Asian touches like green mango slices, arrowhead chips, and a gula melaka and ginger flower-infused plum dressing.

Fortuitous Yu Sheng: from $68 (Pre-order 3 days in advance)




Sky22

Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena

Give your Yu Sheng a twist! Forgo the traditional salmon and try it with some Crispy Soft Shell Crabs together with marinated cuttlefish and jellyfish, and finish it with sweet and spicy Kumara.

Abundance of Luck Crispy Soft Shell Crab Nyonya Lo Hei: Available at $8++ per person during the Prosperity Weekend Buffet




Check out more Chinese New Year menus & offers here!