Chinese New Year Special: Celebratory F&B Choices At The Starling

February 6, 2018

This post is brought to you by the Starling.

Ring in the Year of the Dog at one of PJ's hottest F&B destinations: Here are some recommendations at the Starling to brighten up your Chinese New Year celebrations:

Tang Room Level 2, S-232 to S-236

Traditional Chinese cuisine is the cornerstone of this season – for that, Tang Room invites customers to raise your chopsticks and toss the yee sang, reveling over sumptuously curated set menus of multi-course affairs, with new creations like the Crispy Okinawan Sweet Potato with White Truffle. For reservation, call: 03-7733-9866

Nam Heong - Ground Floor, G-041 to G-042

Nam Heong brings six decades' worth of heritage and experience to the Starling. Its illustrious menu covers crowd-pleasers from Chee Cheong Fun to an assortment of Dim Sum, alongside with new a la carte specialities such as the Homemade Turnips Meatballs, Braised Chicken Feet, and Piggy Fried Meat and Wrapper. The restaurant is bustling during lunch, a testament to the enduring quality of its fare. Tel: 03-7662-5457

Mitsuyado Seimen - Level 2, S-229

Japanese dipping ramen specialist Mitsuyado Seimen shouldn't be left out of your plans this Lunar New Year, as it's offering its own Hiyashi Yee Sang and Hot & Sour Soup Tsukemen to honour the season. The focus on fresh ingredients ensures you'll have a satisfying indulgence. Tel: 03-7662-5929

Rakuzen - Ground Floor, G-036 to G-037

Popular brand Rakuzen is beloved for its affordable assortment of sashimi, sushi, and other temptations from the Japanese cookbook. It also offers seasonal dishes and personalised omakase sets. This CNY, Rakuzen has its own Yee Sang in store, with a salmon-y flourish. The Yee Sang will be available for a full month, from 2 February to 2 March. Tel: 012-211-4800

Nicsmann 1940's by Lewre - Ground Floor, G-034 to G-035

The bistro and bar experience is alive and well at Nicsmann 1940's by Lewre. Savour Western fusion cuisine alongside some your favourite beers, liquors and cocktails. For Chinese New Year, there is a Salmon Trout Yee Sang available from 1 to 23 February to raise the auspiciousness quotient. Tel: 013-359-0443

Vine Cafe – Lot G-31

Festively decorated for Chinese New Year, Vine Cafe has been on the rise with its brand of affordable, pork-free fare. For this season, Vine has whipped up a special Yee Sang for all Malaysians to enjoy, comprising salmon, pomelo, jellyfish and other premium ingredients, served with plum oil, plum sauce, garlic oil and sesame. Vine has also prepped a four-course meal for Chinese New Year with highlights such as the Roasted Smoked Duck with Fried Asparagus and the Crispy Skin Garoupa with Green Mango Salad and Steamed Potato. For reservation, call: 03-7662-5996

Red Kettle - First Floor, F-130

Red Kettle's kitchen is passionate, with a dedicated team of bakers and chefs labouring to produce almost everything in-house, from the freshly baked burger buns to the bacon, sausages, meatballs and even the preservative-free cake selection. The Chinese New Year menu looks to have plenty of porky potential, with some chicken, seafood and duck to round out any festive meal. Tel: 016-389-9130

Other Places to Check Out

Sushi Zanmai (Level 1, F-132) will serve special Chinese New Year-inspired sushi from 2 February to 1 March, featuring a different sushi arrangement each week. Unagi Chasoba and Prosperity Yee Sang are also available.

Mr Fish Fishhead Noodle (Basement, B-009) has plenty of seasonal specialities that strive to tantalise and tickle the taste buds, from a take-away seafood steamboat set to freshwater prawns and fried mini octopus.

Salad Atelier (Level 2, S-231) offers customers the convenience of ordering their vibrantly wholesome Yee Sang online.

Ah Cheng Laksa (Basement 1, K-B-002 & K-B-004) will be running several promotions in conjunction with this year's festivities, sticking to what they do best, offering the wallet-friendly Laksa Junior for tea-time. It's the ideal occasion to enjoy an asam laksa recipe that dates back to the 1960s.

Juice Works (Level 1, F-129) brings the ultimate refreshing beverage for this season, quenching the thirst with a Prosperity Juice made with mandarin oranges, guava, strawberries, lychee and sorbet.

There's much, more much to still explore and discover: the Starling currently showcases more than 40 F&B hot spots, more than enough to delight foodies throughout the weeks of Chinese New Year celebrations. 

Afternoon tea: Madeleine, Tea Verandah, The Embassy Cake & Bakery
Chinese cuisine: Tang Room, Go Noodle House, Kim Zen, Tan Ngan Lo, Teo Chew Lor, Mr Fish Fishhead Noodle
Foodies' Nest: Annie 1, Fruit Your Ice Cream, KOM's by Kompassion, Lim Fried Chicken, Little Fox Fusion Teppanyaki, Meat in Claypot, Oyster King & Hot Wings, Teo Chew Curry Laksa, Taiwanese Mini Hot Pot, Mama Yong Tau Fu
Fusion: Red Kettle, Two Sons Bistro
Japanese: Shojikiya, Sukishi, Teppanyaki, Mitsuyado Seimen, Rakuzen, Sushi Zanmai
Korean: Kory, Sopoong Korean Restaurant
Local delights: Ah Cheng Laksa, Nam Heong, Sedap-nya, Teh Tarik Place
Snacks and bites: Auntie Anne's, Baskin Robbins, I LOVE YOO!, Juice Works, JUICEEE, MBG Fruit Shop, Starbucks Coffee, Traditional Homemade Egg Sponge Cake, Uji Cha
Thai: Mr. Tuk Tuk
Veggie and Organics: BMS Organics, Salad Atelier
Western: Nicsmann 1940's by Lewre, Bonfire Restaurant & Bar, Truly Wine, Vine Cafe

Upcoming tenants: Smart Kitchen, Shin Tamagoyaki, Pho Vietz, Nene Chicken

With choices galore for families and friends, from traditional temptations to contemporary creations, it's clear that the Starling is set to shine for fun feasting throughout this month and beyond!

The Starling
6, Jalan SS21/37, Damansara Uptown, Petaling Jaya, Selangor.