This year’s Dragon Boat Festival or we called it 端午节 “Duan Wu Jie” falls on 25 June. During this festival, we will celebrate with eating delicious rice dumplings/ bak chang/zongzi with family members and friends. People traditionally wrap zongzi in leaves of reed forming a pyramid shape and the choices of fillings vary depending on regions.Over the years, there are different flavours of glutinous rice dumplings available in the market.
Here are some of the flavours featuring premium ingredients by hotels in Singapore this year.
1. Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza HotelAddress: 320 Orchard Road 3F ,Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel Singapore 238865
Date: 11 to 25 June 2020
Celebrate this Dragon Boat Festival and share bundles of joy with an array of expertly crafted rice dumpling creations, available from 11 to 25 June 2020 at Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant. Their homemade masterpieces include novel creations including the premium Abalone & Conpoy Chicken Rice Dumpling and wholesome Wild Mushroom 5-Grain Vegetarian Rice Dumpling as well as popular favourites encompassing the piquant White Pepper Crab Rice Dumpling and classic Signature Pork & Salted Egg Rice Dumpling. 3 days advanced order and enjoy 20% off when you purchase at least four.
Note: Available for self-collect or delivery fee applicable S$25.00. FREE delivery for orders above S$150
2. Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro, Mandarin OrchardAddress: Level 35, Orchard Wing, Mandarin Orchard Singapore, 333 Orchard Road, 238867
Date: 12 to 25 June 2020
Two Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten by Chen Kentaro showcases five rice dumpling flavours exquisitely crafted by Executive Chef Chen Kentaro to commemorate the Dragon Boat Festival. From the Hong Kong-style Rice Dumpling to the premium Abalone Dumpling, savour these tasty bundles of delight today! Flavours include Abalone Dumpling, Hong Kong-style Rice Dumpling, Azuki Red Bean Dumpling, XO Nyonya Dumpling and Amoy-style Dumpling. Customers can also get the Assorted Flavors Dumpling Set at S$48.60. Full menu available on their website with prices listed after 20% discount.
3. Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, PARKROYAL on Beach RoadAddress: 7500 Beach Rd, Singapore 199591
Date: 14 to 30 June 2020
Handcrafted Bundles of Joy by So Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant at PARKROYAL on Beach Road, featuring two types of traditional handcrafted rice dumplings and a six-course set menu to complement the Dragon Boat festivities. Masterfully conceptualised by Executive Chef Zeng Feng of Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant at PARKROYAL on Beach Road, the ‘Treasured Traditions’ six-course set menu (S$68.00 per person) encompasses a well-balanced meal of Double-boiled Chicken Soup with “Ling Zhi”, Deep-fried Sliver Cod in Teriyaki Sauce, Braised Homemade Meat Ball with Salted Egg Yolk, Large Prawns with Broccoli in Garlic and Chilli Sauce, Stir-fried Hong Kong “Kai Lan” with Garlic, Homemade Fine Bean Curd with Wolfberries, and six complimentary pieces of Homemade Savoury Rice Dumplings.
For A la carte rice dumplings, you may select from the Homemade Savoury Rice Dumpling at S$3.80 per piece or the Homemade Classic Rice Dumpling with Roast Pork and Egg Yolk at S$5.80 per piece. Takeaway and delivery orders are available via PARKROYAL on Beach Road’s e-Shop at www.panpacific.com/shop-parkroyalbeachroad. Customers may also opt for direct takeaway orders via call at +65 6505 5722 or email at email@example.com
Note: Available for self-collect or opt for delivery, $3 charge with a minimum spend of S$38.00, from 14 to 30 June 2020. UOB card members have to order at least S$48.00 to get 15% off with the promo code UOBRICE15.
4. Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Towers SingaporeAddress: 39 Scotts Road Sheraton Towers Hotel Singapore 228320
Date: 8 to 25 June 2020
Li Bai at Sheraton Towers Hotel is offering three premium rice dumplings featuring their latest edition of Teochew-styled rice dumplings, traditional rice dumplings and abalone and pumpkin rice dumplings. The dumplings come in two sizes and priced from S$26.00 onwards. Rice dumpling set is available at S$138.00 on their e-shop.
Note: Available for self-pick up and delivery fee S$10.00 for orders below S$80.00. FREE delivery for orders above S$80.00.
Visit their website for full details –www.shopatsheraton.oddle.me
5. Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore
Address: 317 Outram Rd, Holiday Inn Atrium, Singapore 169075
Date:12 June to 25 June 2020
Xin Cuisine launches new Teochew-style Dried Shrimp and Red Bean dumplings apart from their signature homemade traditional dumpling and red lotus seed paste and chestnut dumpling this year. The dumplings are priced from S$11.80 onwards and available on e-shop. Enjoy 15% savings upon check-out when you purchase online till 25 June. The promotion is not applicable to 6-piece bundle deal. Dumpling takeaways are required to be pre-ordered at least 1 day in advance.
6. Hai Tien Lo, Pan Pacific SingaporeAddress: 7 Raffles Boulevard #03-00 Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore 039595
Date: 25 May to 25 June 2020
Hai Tien Lo’s (海天楼) glorious selection of premium handcrafted Rice Dumplings. Thoughtfully crafted by Executive Chef Ben Zeng (曾泽彬) and Dim Sum Chef Ho Kam Fai (何淦挥), indulge in five flavourful interpretations for family get-togethers. PREMIUM HANDCRAFTED RICE DUMPLINGS as follows:
• Classic Rice Dumpling Gift Set (端午套装)
• Premium Rice Dumpling Gift Set (端午金装)
• Traditional Jumbo Rice Dumpling (一品粽)
• Classic Pork Belly and Salted Fish Dumpling (咸鱼花腩粽)
• Cantonese Pork Dumpling (广东咸蛋鲜肉粽)
• Traditional Nyonya Dumpling (南洋娘惹粽)
• Grain Dumpling with Cordyceps Flowers (虫草花五谷五角粽)
Simply key in discount code “TAKEAWAY25” to enjoy 25% savings on your order.
Note: Available for Self-collection and delivery from 11:30AM – 10:00PM via drive-through at hotel’s main entrance driveaway. FREE delivery for orders above S$100.00
7. Hua Ting Restaurant, Orchard Hotel SingaporeAddress: 442 Orchard Road, Level 2 Singapore, 238879 Singapore
Date: 25 May to 25 June 2020
Hua Ting Restaurant is offering sweet and savoury rice dumpling flavours this year with each deftly handcrafted by Masterchef Lap Fai and his team of culinary mavens, unwrap savoury bundles of luxe Hong Kong Style Rice Dumplings (香港裹蒸粽), or sweet nostalgic treats of Cantonese ‘Kee Chang’ (碱水粽) with velvety red bean filling. The price starts from S$17.10 onwards and available for online purchase via their website or phone at 6739 6666.
Note: Available for self-collection and FREE delivery for orders above S$200.00 in the orchard road area. S$50.00 delivery cost for orders below S$200.00
8. Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, SingaporeAddress: 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
Date: 11 May to 25 June 2020
For this Dragon Boat Festival, Shang Palace at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore offers a selection of rice dumplings that convey blessings of health and enjoyment, perfect for gifting or indulging with loved ones.The selection comprises sweet and savoury rice dumplings that are laboriously handcrafted by the Shang Palace chefs, featuring a variety of nourishing Chinese ingredients, wholesome grains, and luxurious fillings that incorporate Asian and Western delicacies. Their Chef Recommendation are Master Chef Gift Box- Black Truffle and French Organic Chicken with Buddha Jumps Over the Wall Rice Dumpling and Traditional Nyonya Rice Dumpling complete with a tinge of blue from butterfly pea flower (iconic of a traditional Nyonya rice dumpling).
Simply enjoy 20% savings by ordering online or email firstname.lastname@example.org/ call 6213 4473. And Golden Circle members can also enjoy 25% savings for self-pick-up orders.
Note: Available for self-collection and FREE delivery with orders above S$150.00 or flat fee of S$20.00 per location applicable.
9. Yan Ting , The St. Regis SingaporeAddress: 29 Tanglin Road, The St. Regis Singapore, Level 1U, 247911
Date: 20 May to 25 June 2020
From now till 25 June, Yan Ting launches their abundant Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Abalone and Golden Dried Scallops, Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Pork Belly and Salted Egg Yolk and Vegetarian Black Glutinous Rice Dumpling with Mixed Grains and Black Truffle. The rice dumplings are priced from S$18.00 onwards. Also, enjoy exclusive privilege of 10% off when you opt for self-collection with promo code “TAKE10” when you checkout through the online ordering portal.
Note: Available for self-collection and FREE delivery with orders above S$60.00nett. And S$30.00 delivery charge applicable for orders below S$60.00nett.
10. Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant, Carlton Hotel SingaporeAddress: 76 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189558
Date: 28 May to 25 June 2020
For this year offering, Wah Lok Cantonese Restaurant at Carlton Hotel Singapore launches Roast Chicken Rice Dumpling and Roast Duck Rice Dumpling priced at S$18.80 each. The rice dumplings are available on their website and orders can be made online or via call 6311 8188.
Note: S$4.00 off for delivery fee with minimum spend of S$70.00. A delivery fee of S$8.00 applicable for orders with minimum spend of S$70.00.