Cititel Penang's Chinese New Year (18 January, 2019)
With Chinese New Year fast approaching, Cititel Penang has launched its dining promotion for the festivity. This year's theme is Feast of Prosperity. The following are some of the dining options prepared.
Chinese New Year Prosperity Buffet Lunch on 31 January to 3 February, from 12:00 noon to 3:00pm, priced at RM68nett adult, RM35nett child ande RM48nett senior citizen.
Gong Xi Fa Cai Buffet Dinner, on 31 January to 3 February, from 6:30pm to 9:45pm, priced at RM98nett adult, RM49nett child and RM69nett senior citizen.
Reunion Buffet Dinner on Chinese New Year Eve, 4 February, from 6:30pm to 9:45pm, priced at RM123nett adult and RM62nett child.
Fortune Buffet Lunch during the Chinese New Year period, from 5 February to 10 February, 12:00 noon to 3:00pm, priced at RM68nett adult, RM35nett child ande RM48nett senior citizen.
Lunar New Year Celebration Buffet Dinner from 5 February to 10 February, 12:00 noon to 3:00pm, priced at RM98nett adult, RM49nett child and RM69nett senior citizen.
Yee Sang will be served for each table during the buffet lunch and dinner.
To make a reservation, contact the hotel at +604 291 1188 or email [email protected].
Cititel Penang Chinese New Year Food Preview
Cititel Penang held its food preview for Chinese New Year on 18 January, 2019. My wife and I were pleased to be invited to it. As is customary, we started by tossing the Yee Sang before we began our meal proper.
Among the highlights from this year's menu include Steamed Snapper in Superior Soy Sauce (Nian Nian Yau Yue); Oyster Mushroom Au Gratin; Stir-Fried Venison Black Pepper; "Pa-Fa" Chicken in Squid Paste Almond; Braised Sea Cucumber, Broccoli and Mushroom, Nestum Prawns Curry Leaves with Chili Padi and Chinese Cabbage; Dried Oyster Black Moss (Ho Si Fatt Choy); Soft Shell Crab Fritter; Longevity Noodle; Baby Abalone; Yeong Chow Fried Rice and many more.
Action counters were also set up to serve wok-fried seafood in a selection of sauces such as Milan sauce and Chinese pepper sauce. Also available is tempura with dip.
Let me show you all the things we enjoyed at the preview dinner.
My wife and I with the Yee Sang table at Cititel Penang (18 January, 2019)
Yee Sang Table (18 January, 2019)
Soft-Shell Crab with Oats, Chili Padi and Curry Leaves (18 January, 2019)
Braised Chicken with Chinese Herbs (18 January, 2019)
Wok Fried Prawns with Mayonnaise and Lychee (18 January, 2019)
Mantis Shrimp with Salted Egg (18 January, 2019)
Yellow Eel with Dried Chilies and Cashew Nuts (18 January, 2019)
Deep Fried Fish Fillet, Shanghai Style (18 January, 2019)
Longevity Noodle (18 January, 2019)
Sichuan Hot and Sour Soup (18 January, 2019)
Double Boiled Black Chicken Soup with Dried Scallop and Ginseng (18 January, 2019)
Stir Fried Venison with Ginger and Spring Onion (18 January, 2019)
Broccoli with Bailing Mushroom and Abalone Sauce (18 January, 2019)
Mochi (18 January, 2019)
Kwai Leng Koh with Honey (18 January, 2019)
Leng Chee Kang (18 January, 2019)
Tempura (18 January, 2019)
Sashimi (18 January, 2019)
Tower of Prawns (18 January, 2019)
Deep Fried Nian Gao with Yam and Sweet Potato (18 January, 2019)
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