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January 23, 2020
Canberra is celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Rat in the way it best knows how - with food.
First Edition are inviting diners to experience a traditional and symbolic three-course banquet to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Specially created by head chef Jennie Tressler, the menu is designed to give blessings for the next year, with every dish carrying a wish for good luck. Pair your meal with a Spiced Dragon, a spicy cocktail that combines five spice syrup, ginger and basil with
Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac.
XO will be sampling the very best in local and regional produce to create a traditional eight course Chinese New Year meal, with a distinctive Australian twist. Their first seating on 28 January will include a lion dancing performance to celebrate the arrival of the New Year in style.
How does King Prawns with Rice Crackers & Fish Sauce Caramel sound? What about a Ferror Rocher Steam Bun? All this and more is waiting for your at Natural Nine's celebration this year.See More
Canberra favourite Lanterne Room celebrates its new location on Constitution Avenue, Campbell with a special Chinese New Year Menu, including an ocean trout 'Prosperity Salad' and pan-friend pork rolls wrapped in bean curd skin.See More
For a banquet with a twist, Chairman & Yip have you covered. Their 'Lo-Hei Yu Sheng' salad platter, consisting of slow-cooked ocean trout, fermented radish, kohlrabi, pickled carrot, gailan leaves, finger lime, beetroot and puffed rice, is just the start of the delicious delicacies they have on offer.See More