• Ring in prosperity with these red bags for Chinese New Year

    2 monthes ago - By LifestyleAsia

    When the spring cleaning starts and the red lanterns are up, that's when you know the Chinese New Year celebrations are about to begin. It feels like Christmas has just passed and we're already onto the next festive season of the year. Red has always been regarded as an auspicious colour for Chinese New Year - it signifies love, luck and fortune, and many would incorporate this colour into their outfits or home just for the season to welcome all of the above into their lives.
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  • Premium steamboat restaurants to head to for Chinese New Year

    Premium steamboat restaurants to head to for Chinese New Year

    2 monthes ago - By LifestyleAsia

    When it comes to reunion dinners, the communal steamboat is the first thing that comes to mind. It was the favoured meal of the Chinese emperors and later adopted by their people as a warm treat for the rare family gatherings.
    Over time, cooking over the hot pot hasn't changed much, but it is now enjoyed on more casual occasions. It's available any time of the year - even for late night supper - with both friends and family. More premium ingredients are also added into the mix: think kurobuta pork slices, cuts of well-marbled wagyu beef , and fresh seafood.
    Even with the fine array of meat...
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