If you are one of the millions that have a yearning for Chinese food, you can make it a New Year to remember with the traditional Chinese dinners on offer at the New World Saigon Hotel in
Ho Chi Minh City
The New Year's Eve Party at the Dynasty restaurant on December 31, on from 6 p.m. to midnight, is a good choice for Chinese food lovers. Diners can choose between two set menus featuring delicacies such as baked crab shell stuffed with assorted meats and pan fried beef ribs with black pepper sauce.
- From VND1,352,000 (US$64) a person, including a free flow of champagne, house wine, draft beer and soft drinks.
The hotel's Parkview restaurant, meanwhile, will serve dinners with bone-in beef ribeye, herb crusted rack of lamb, and lobster, among others.
- VND2,184,000 (US$104) a person, also with free flow of beverages.
A live band will play throughout the evening.
For the Lunar New Year, Vietnam's biggest festival that falls in late January, the hotel offers a month-long treat at its Chinese restaurant Dynasty.
The nine-course family set menus feature delicacies such as suckling pig, abalone, braised oysters with Chinese mushrooms or ostrich fillets with macadamia nuts, available every day from 12 to 2:30 p.m. or from 6 to 10 p.m.
- From VND672,000 ($32) per person.
A selection of dim sum also awaits all guests at Dynasty from January 24 to 31, including oyster sea moss dumplings, crispy squid balls, chicken asparagus dumplings and more. The offer is available daily from 12 to 2:30 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m. at VND88,000 ($4.19) per dish.