It’s a Big Bang of Flavors at Link’s CNY Festive Buffets!
This festive provides an excuse to indulge! And what better way to do so than to succumb to a kaleidoscope of festive favorites with family and friends on this auspicious Chinese New Year of the Horse at Link, an all-day dining restaurant at Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar. The Chinese believes that the New Year revolves around 5 blessings of longevity, riches, peace, wisdom and virtue. With the belief in mind, Link’s Chef Lee Yew Ken and the kitchen team has whip up a luscious spread of Chinese festive dishes symbolized with the 5 blessings.
Link is wide and spacious, elegantly designed with bold contrasting colors of red, white and black. It can accommodate large parties and even has its own private dining room. Its all about choices at Link. Their buffet spread is large in every section. There are also live stations preparing fresh food upon order. This New Year, Link is offering many classic favorite Chinese dishes and we got a sneak peak at its menu.
We were entertained by traditional Chinese music featuring a couple playing the Gu Zhen and Er Hu that evening which was really beautiful and mesmerizing. Throughout the festive month, guests are treated to a series of festive performances to complement the festive buffets. There will be Caligraphy Art and Traditional Chinese Music Band during dinner time on 21st, 24th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 30th January and 7th to 8th February 2014. Southern Shaolin Kung Fu performs on 7th to 8th February 2014 while Acrobatic Lion Dance with firecrackers lighting ceremony that takes center stage on the auspicious date of 4th February 2014 at 11.00am. Make sure to catch these performances!
Making its usual mark for the festive season is Yee Sang. It would hardly be a complete celebration without the tossing of the auspicious Yee Sang. At Link’s festive buffets, guests can creatively concoct their own unique Yee Sang with a wide selection of ingredients that features lots of fresh and pickled julienned vegetables and fruits, crispy crackers and the assorted array of butterfish, tuna and salmon. If you can’t decide, have all three fishes to your hearts’ content. Toss the Prosperity Yee Sang with their chef’s special wasabi plum sauce!
Traditional dishes with auspicious significance of the 5 blessings are served and these include Double Boiled Cordyceps Flower Broth with Chicken, Braised Sea Treasure with Fried Garlic, Steamed Snapper Fish with Fried Ginger and Soya Sauce, Wok Fried Prawns with Curry Leaf & Butter, Braised Dried Oyster with Fatt Choi and Deep Fried Paper Wrapped Chicken.
I personally love the Double Boiled Cordyceps Flower Broth with Chicken for its earthy warm notes while the Braised Sea Treasure with Fried Garlic features an abundance of seafood like Sea Asparagus, Clams, Dried Scallop and more all beautifully braised in a rich brown sauce. The Wok Fried Prawns were succulent and creamy and another favorite of mine has to be the Braised Dried Oysters with Fatt Choi where cabbage rolls filled with dried oysters and fish paste are deliciously soft and tasty.
There are also other signatures like Marinated Crystal Rolls with Jellyfish, Shanghai Cold Chicken with Peanut Sauce, Aromatic Steamed Snapper with Teow Chew Sauce, Oven Roasted Five Spice Duck and many more!
Did I mention that the dessert section at Link is vast and lots of festive sweet goodies will be tempting your taste bud this festive season? From Pineapple Tarts to Ping Pei Red Bean Roll, Plum Dumpling, Sweet Lotus Soup, and Chinese Baked Egg Tarts to the icy treat of sumptuous Ice Creams, choosing a few would be a hard decision. I highly recommend the Ice Cream bar which features a luscious Strawberry and Cheesecake ice cream that was so good, I had two scoops of it!
The Prosperity Chinese New Year Buffet is priced at RM90nett per person for lunch and RM106nett per person for dinner. While with the upgraded dinner menu for Chinese New Year’s Eve on the 30th January 2014, the Reunion Dinner Buffet is priced at RM108nett per person and RM138nett per person with house pouring beverage.
For reservation, please call 603 2298 1855.
Pullman Kuala Lumpur Bangsar
No.1, Jalan Pantai Jaya, Tower 3,
59200 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603 2298 1888
Operating Hours: 12pm to 3pm (Lunch) and 6.30pm to 10.30pm (Dinner)
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