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Happy Chinese New Year!
Zhen He at Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

Published: Thu 31 Jan 2019, 12:15 PM

Last updated: Sun 3 Feb 2019, 8:56 AM

Whether your interest in Chinese culture extends to the ancient Ming dynasty or a constant need to sample their flavorful food, you don't want to miss the Chinese New Year celebrations happening all over town. Here are 7 restaurant deals to choose from.
All about the cookie
Coya is creating a delectable fortune cookie with an edible fortune to spread good luck and prosperity amongst family and friends this Lunar New Year. Universal and timeless quotes from Confucius, the celebrated Chinese philosopher, will be wrapped in handcrafted traditional cookies. The Latin American joint spins their Peruvian menu to create a medley of meals with Chinese, Japanese and Spanish flavors.
. Where: Coya Dubai and Coya Abu Dhabi
. When: Feb 4-5
Asian soul food
The Noodle House has created three specials, a must-try limited edition menu in honor of the lunar New Year celebrations. Starting with ingot-shaped chicken wantons we move on to Stir-Fried Tangerine Beef flavored with garlic, chili and chives; to finish off the meal with decadent Steamed Lotus buns served with sweetened Osmanthus flower.
. Where: Souk Madinat Jumeirah
. When: Till Feb 28
. Cost: Dhs140
Something's fishy...
Feeling like some seafood? Enjoy a sumptuous seafood buffet at Ewaan featuring some delicious Chinese delicacies and lunar New Year puddings along with special live station ranging from noodles to dim sum. Celebrate Chinese New Year in style with a specially curated dragon dance.
. Where: At Palace Downtown
. When:  February 2-10
. Cost: Dhs188
Szechuan delights
Al Forsan restaurant offers authentic Szechuan and Cantonese dishes as part of its dinner buffet to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Indulge in a range that includes crispy duck with hoisin sauce, with fried banana and ice cream for dessert. Enjoy these authentic Chinese foods while listening to Chinese music.
. Where: Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa
. When: Till Feb 13
. Cost: Dhs195
To the islands
Head to Bluewaters for a wander along the island and then a six-course meal at Zhen Wei. On the menu is Osmanthus Lotus, Sichuan-style steamed chicken, and Lao Yu Sheng, raw salmon with vegetables and sweet orange palm dressing. That's just course one...
. Where: Ceasars Palace, JBR
. When: Till Feb 9
. Cost: Dhs350
Chinese brunch
Brunch at Zheng He on Feb 1 with Beijing duck, dim sum, a tea ceremony and calligraphy demonstrations; and from Feb 4 until Feb 7, enjoy a set menu of Yee Sang Salad, Seafood Pumpkin Soup, Steamed Cod and chilled mango sago cream with pomelo for dessert.
. Where: Jumeirah Mina A'Salam
. When: Feb 1 - 7
. Cost: Brunch is Dhs475; lunch and dinner at Dhs388
Pecking order
The carefully curated meal at Hakkasan includes The Superior soup, a dim-sum duo, a Pecking Duck salad, and wok-fried Lobster. If you still have room for dessert, indulge in their Wealth Pot; a chocolate sphere topped with a golden fortune coin.
. Where: Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
. When: Till Feb 24
. Cost: Dhs498

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COYA Dubai and Abu Dhabi
COYA Dubai and Abu Dhabi
Al Forsan in Bab Al Shams
Al Forsan in Bab Al Shams
Hakkasan at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Hakkasan at Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi
Ewaan at Palace Downtown
Ewaan at Palace Downtown
The Noodle House at Souk Madinat Jumeirah
The Noodle House at Souk Madinat Jumeirah

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