Chef Liang Cheng’s carefully curated menu has all the makings of a lavish Chinese feast with every thing from sesame-coated prawns with hot garlic sauce to home-style egg plant with dry lily flower in sweet chilli sauce. Also choose from a wide selection of dishes which include a refreshing shiitake mushroom, water chestnut and asparagus clear soup, lobster in XO sauce, and crisp fried whole fish in sweet and sour sauce. Dessert will include moon cake and deep-fried ice cream. Rs 2,500++ for two. At The Oberoi, MG Road. Details: 25585858
Blaze a red and gold trail across town with specials like stir-fried squid and duck, shredded lamb with dry lily flower and spare ribs in black vinegar to bring in the Chinese New Year
Mark your lunar calendars for the year of the horse, starting today. As the city’s Chinese restaurants gear up for their New Year festivities, we take you through a guided tour of what to expect on the culinary front.
By Rashmi Rajagopal