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Usher In The Year Of The Rabbit With These 13 Unique And Incredible Yu Sheng This 2023!

A quintessential dish during CNY, tossing Yu Sheng is inarguably one of the most exciting parts of the festive celebrations. If you’re looking for unique options to switch things up this year, check out this list of the top 13 Yu Sheng you must try this Lunar New Year!

13 Special Yu Sheng In S’pore For CNY 2023!

1. Soup Restaurant

Usher in the Year of the Rabbit with Soup Restaurant’s new auspicious dishes for a prosperous year ahead! Savour an abundant spread of dine-in, delivery, and takeaway feast sets that showcases both traditional favourites and scrumptious new dishes that are perfect for two to ten pax. 

Baby Abalone & Salmon Yu Sheng with Citrus Sauce

  • A must-have during CNY, this Yu Sheng features baby abalone and salmon sashimi drizzled with Soup Restaurant’s very own citrus sauce made in-house from sweet and refreshing mandarin oranges and plums.

Be sure not to miss out on the adorable Handmade Bounty Twin Bunnies with Mini Longevity Buns and Handmade Bounty Twin Bunnies Tower (complimentary for self-collection orders of the Reunion Takeaway Set). These incredible sets are available from now till Feb 3. 

Have an amazing reunion dinner with your loved ones with these six new mouth-watering Lunar New Year dishes:

1. Abalone Collagen Treasure Pot with Cordyceps Flower

  • Indulge in a savoury-sweet collagen broth that’s infused with cordyceps flowers. This tasty dish features ten layers of premium ingredients such as 10-head abalone, sea cucumber, fish maw, prawns, roasted pork, lotus root, cabbage, fishcurd, broccoli, and braised thick mushrooms.

2. Double-Boiled Golden Chanterelle Mushroom Soup & Dried Scallop in Chicken Soup

  • Double-boiled for over four hours, this nutritious dish uses the extract from specially-sourced mushrooms. Packed with antioxidants and immunity boosters, the Golden Chanterelle Mushrooms blend perfectly with the sweet umami of the premium dried scallop and chicken. 

3. Double Happiness Sweet Potato Steamed Rice with Chinese Sausage

  • Enjoyed across Asian households, enjoy the warm and fluffy Jasmine rice steamed with purple and golden sweet potatoes. Served with premium Chinese sausage, each spoon brings you a delicious smoky fragrance. Topped with pine nuts, it gives this hearty and nutritious dish a pleasant added crunch.

4. Yuzu Pork Chop

  • Symbolising good luck, prosperity, and longevity indulge in the soft and tender Yuzu Pork Chop infused with its fruity, uplifting profile.

5. Osmanthus Citrus Jelly 

  • A popular Chinese favourite, the crystal-like wobbly jelly studded with fresh lemon is the perfect treat to round up the festive feasting on a light and sweet note after a hearty meal.

6. Handmade Bounty Bunnies and Mini Longevity Buns

  • Intricately crafted by hand, these adorable bounty bunnies are steamed and filled with a mildly sweet and creamy red bean paste that is best enjoyed warm. The Longevity Buns boast a sweet and delicious lotus paste filling that is also bound to delight. 

Catering for 2 -10 pax, more details of the Joyous Set Menu ($128 – $628) and Prosperity Set Menu ($168 – $888) can be found here. Reservations can be made in-store or via WhatsApp at 9897 3761.

2. issho izakaya

Toss to an auspicious new year with issho izakaya’s grand feast with over 100 offerings ranging from sashimi and sushi to makimono and kushiyaki for a Japanese Chinese New Year feast! Enjoy a wide variety of drinks from Sake and Sochu to Wines and Whiskies, including exclusive label Sakes available only at issho.

Serving 15 to 20 pax, the issho Auspicious Yu Sheng ($128) is intricately decorated with the Mandarin Auspicious word – 吉, representing good fortune. issho’s Signature Yu Sheng (Small $32.80, Large $58.80) is a beautiful combination of ingredients coupled with air-flown Norwegian salmon slices, and a special homemade Japanese plum sauce. 

Available till Feb 5 for dine-in and takeaway, order now by calling the respective issho izakaya outlets! For more info, click here

3. Wagatomo

Putting a Japanese spin on the festivities, Wagamoto brings diners its Japanese-style Auspicious Yu Sheng ($88++ for 4-6 pax) to the table for the first time this year.  An ode to the lucky number 888 which represents wealth and good fortune, Chef Tomoyuki Kiga has intricately paired eight main ingredients with eight condiments and an Hachimi eight-spice mix to usher in the Lunar New Year. 

With the use of luxurious Japanese ingredients, it definitely sets Wagatomo’s Auspicious Yu Sheng apart from others. The salad base features julienned daikon, carrot, chuka wakame, takuwan, cucumber, and fennel, bolstered by pickled ginger, sesame oil, micro shiso leaves, sunchoke chips, crispy chicken skin, and candied nuts. It is then mixed with a dressing of calamansi and ume sauce for a burst of tanginess and topped with thick slices of chutoro.

Celebrate an unconventional Chinese New Year in the heart of Singapore’s CBD with Wagaomo’s newly launched 8-course CNY Omakase presented with Chef Tomoyuki Kiga’s characteristic flair. Japanese-style omakase is reimagined with a Chinese New Year twist with the inclusion of the festival’s staples like yu sheng and mandarin orange. Enjoy Wagatomo’s signature thin crust A5 Wagyu Pizza alongside new creations such as the Surf n’ Turf Bao, Toothfish and Braised A5 Shank.

Wagatomo’s CNY Omakase Menu ($98++/pax, min 2 to dine) comprises:

  • Yu Sheng (Sharing) – salmon (supplement +$20 for chutoro), ume dressing
  • A5 Wagyu Pizza (Sharing) – ponzu mayo, pickled myoga, yuzu kosho cream, truffle oil
  • Oysters 2 ways (Individual) – ponzu, shiso oil, tobiko, tempura, avocado wasabi cream
  • Scallops in Half Shell (Individual) – garlic vermicelli
  • Toothfish (Sharing) – sake steamed, soy dashi, negi, mitsuba
  • Surf n’ Turf Bao (Sharing) – buta kakuni, soft shell tempura
  • Braised A5 Shank (Sharing) – shiitake, baby bok choy, mushroom rice, Hayashi sauce
  • Mandarin Tart (Individual) – yuzu custard, mandarin orange

Wagatomo’s Auspicious Yu Sheng and CNY Omakase are available for dine-in only till Feb 4.

Address: 5 Wallich St, #01 – 12 Guoco Tower, Singapore 078883

Operating Hours: Daily, except for Sun, 11.30am to 2.30pm & 5.30pm to 10.30pm

4. Si Chuan Dou Hua At PARKROYAL On Beach Road

From now till Feb 5, Si Chuan Dou Hua at PARKROYAL on Beach Road brings you a plethora of festive set menus with prices starting from $98++ per pax, catering to a variety of group sizes. Premiering its first-ever outlet-exclusive Abundance Treasures Yu Sheng ($118++ for 4-6pax), the dish features a combination of its Signature La Zi Ji (“Chong Qing” Diced Chicken with Dried Chilli), Abalone, and Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng to welcome the Year of the Rabbit. 

Outlet-Exclusive Dishes To Enjoy!

1. Braised Lobster with Fish Paste Noodles in Superior Stock

Enjoy slurping on these incredibly springy fish paste noodles served with half a succulent lobster for the perfect indulgent seafood dish.

2. Braised Bird’s Nest with Fresh Fish Maw in Crab Meat Sauce

For beautifying nourishment, this thick and indulgent dish deviates from the usual soup presentation and features a rich and creamy texture with incredible umami flavours. 

3. Treasure Pot Pen Cai ($288 for 3-4 persons; $488 for 6-8 persons)

This classic CNY dish is served with abalone, fish maw, sea cucumber, prawns, dried scallops, dried oyster, wax meat, duck, pork, chestnut, cabbage, mushroom, yam, and black moss. What makes it unique is that you can choose between your Traditional Abalone Broth, Collagen, or Sichaun Mala for a steer from the conventional.

Address: 7500 Beach Rd, Singapore 199591

Operating Hours

  • Sun to Fri, 11.30am to 10pm
  • Sat, 11.30am to 9.30pm

5. The Hainan Story

From now till Feb 5, The Hainan Story brings back past favourites that are available at all outlets! Served with a fragrant Hainanese pineapple sauce, the Hainanese Steamed Chicken Yu Sheng (Small 4-6 pax: $28.80, Big 8-10 pax: $38.80) is certainly worth giving a try. This unique dish features carrot, green radish, purple cabbage, pickled cucumber, pickled yellow winter melon, and pickled leek are flavoured with red sweetened ginger, white ginger, sweetened lime, peanuts, sesame seeds, biscuits, five spice powder, steamed chicken, and pineapple sauce for an extra delicious touch.

Other limited-edition CNY signatures available at The Hainan Story include their Cordon Bleu with Pork Bak Kwa ($15.80), Bak Kwa Butter Cake (one for $6.80, two for $11.80), and Golden Prosperity Pineapple Tarts ($26 for 1 bottle, $50 for 2 bottles).

Fans of The Hainan Story would be pleased to know that they have opened their first-ever coffee house concept at NEX, Serangoon. What are you waiting for? Head on to their newest outlet now!

Address: 

  • 17 Petir Rd, #01-15/16 Hillion Mall, Singapore 678278
  • ​​500 Jln Sultan, #01-09 Hotel Boss, Singapore 199020
  • B2-201/202, Jewel Changi, 78 Airport Blvd., 819666
  • 23 Serangoon Central, #02 – 17 Nex, Singapore 556083

Available for dine-in, takeaway, and self-pickup via website orders, all OCBC card members get to enjoy 10% off!

6. JUMBO Group Of Restaurants

This Lunar New Year, celebrate with friends and family over good food at JUMBO Group of Restaurants – JUMBO Seafood and Zui Teochew Cuisine.

JUMBO Seafood returns with their crowd-favourite Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng (S:$48, M: $68, L: $98) of succulent salmon fish and a salad of fresh greens. Over 15 types of auspicious vegetables and ingredients are used, making this dish a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach. The base is made up of white radish, red carrot, and green radish, bolstered by dried tangerine, red ginger, white ginger, fried sweet potato crisps, pomelo, shredded lemon leaf, crushed peanuts, sesame seeds and shredded candied winter melon. 

The Yu Sheng is then topped with thick slices of salmon to usher in a year of abundance and surplus. Do note that the Vegetarian Yu Sheng option is also available.

The Prosperity Salmon Yu Sheng is available till Feb 5 at all JUMBO Seafood outlets!

For a Teochew take on the festivities, Zui Teochew Cuisine brings you their Teochew Prosperity Yu Sheng (S:$48, M: $68, L: $98) to the table. Instead of the typical radish and carrot-based salad, Zui Teochew Cuisine’s Yu Sheng is made of red carrots and preserved radish, coriander, and chilli slices for a kick of spice, and red local lettuce, dang oh, and celery root. 

The Yu Sheng is dressed with a punchier dressing including plum sauce and mustard to give it more tang. Additionally, the Vegetarian Yu Sheng is also available as well. 

The Teochew Prosperity Yu Sheng is now available at Zui Yu Xuan Teochew Cuisine and Chui Huay Lim Teochew Cuisine from now till Feb 5. 

7. PizzaExpress

For a tasty Italian spin, PizzaExpress is now offering their Yu Sheng Pizza ($38++) and Prosperity Dough Balls ($8++ for 8pcs) till Feb 5!

Sink your teeth into a thin and crispy pizza crust with housemade passata and Spanish red onions, topped with staple Yu Sheng ingredients like smoked salmon, julienned baby romaine, red radish, daikon, carrot, cucumber, red chilli thread, candied winter melon, crispy golden pillow crackers, and a tangy calamansi plum sauce. Sprinkled with stringy mozzarella cheese, each bite is an incredible burst of flavours with a touch of comfort. 

Reminiscent of your traditional muah chee, the Prosperity Dough Balls are coated in peanut powder, sugar, white and black sesame seeds and are dipped into red condensed milk. These bite-sized treats are perfect as an appetiser or dessert for your festive gatherings. 

Outlets

  • 6 Scotts Rd, Unit B1 08 / 09, Singapore 228209
  • 7 Fraser St, #01-01/02, Singapore 189356
  • 251 Holland Ave, Singapore 278981

Available for dine-in and takeaway at all PizzaExpress outlets, islandwide delivery is also available here

8. Menya Kokoro

This festive season, Menya Kokoro is proud to unveil their new Maze Lohei with a golden, crunchy twist! Priced at $16.80 for two pax, and $26.80 for four pax, this delicious delight will be available from now till Jan 31. 

Toss to good fortune with the crispy maze-soba, Menya Kokoro’s signature wholewheat noodles that are deep-fried to a crispy golden brown. Additionally, they are made in-house from scratch using imported Japanese ingredients.

Served with an array of amazing ingredients, each platter comprises wakame, jellyfish, yellow preserved daikon, shime saba (cured mackerel), fukujinzuke (red Japanese pickles), amaebi (sweet shrimp), tamagoyaki strips, shredded white daikon, chopped lettuce, and shredded carrot. For sauces, the yu sheng is accompanied by the traditional plum sauce, with yuzu, oil, crushed peanuts, and sesame seeds. 

Outlets

  • Suntec City (#03-313)
  • 100am (#02-10)
  • Plaza Singapura (#B2-53)

9. RE&S Enterprises

Welcome the Lunar New Year with RE&S as they bring you an array of scrumptious and prosperous offerings across its concepts. Choose from 10 different varieties of yu sheng, including the Classic Salmon Yuzu Yu Sheng from Ichiban Boshi/Ichiban Sushi, the Salmon Petite Yu Sheng (1 to 2 pax) from Sushi-GO, the Fuji Soba Yu Sheng featuring fried soba from Shimbashi Soba, the Kuriya Signature Yu Sheng from Kuriya Dining, and the popular online-exclusive Invigorating Fruits Yu Sheng from Kuriya Japanese Market.

Online orders are now available till Feb 2, with the collection period ending on Feb 5. Do note a 3-day advance order is required. 

Pickup and Delivery Channels

Order online at the following websites:

CNY In-store Brochure

10. Sushi Tei

Ring in the Year of the Rabbit with Sushi Tei’s Japanese-style Prosperity Yu Sheng! Available till Feb 5, their Prosperity Yu Sheng comes with 16 slices of fish, which gives the dish a stunning orange hue. Accompanying it are other familiar Japanese favourites such as chuka hotate (scallops), jellyfish, shredded carrot, green and white radish, pickled ginger, chuka wakame, brown melon, cucumber strip, preserved leek, crushed peanuts, and crackers

.Available in two sizes — the medium ($43.80) serves two to four pax while the large ($49.80) caters to five to seven pax.  

Alternatively, you can also choose to Create-Your-Own Yusheng too at just $25 for medium and $31 for large.

From now till Jan 20, customers can enjoy 10% off one platter and 20% off for two platters and above!

11. SENSHI Sushi & Grill

Finesse your CNY this year SENSHI Sushi & Grill’s Black Truffle Yu Sheng, priced at $38++ (Small), $48++ (Medium), and $58++ (Large).

Elevate your Yu Sheng game with these sashimi add-ons:

  • Amaebi (3pcs) – $12.80
  • Hotate (1pc) – $10.80
  • Otoro (3pcs) – $34.80
  • Salmon Belly (5pcs) – $12.80
  • Salmon Sashimi (5pcs) – $8.80
  • Abalone (6pcs) – $28.80

Enjoy these tasty delights from now till Feb 5 and also receive a free and exclusive Senshi’s ang bao upon spending above $100!

12. SENS Dining

Brighten up your Lunar New Year with SENS’s colourful Fruity Yu Sheng ($68++)! The Yu Sheng features the same 12 fruits as the marquee ingredients and is served with added premium ingredients such as swordfish, hamachi, and salmon sashimi. Though the pairing of fruits with sashimi might seem odd at first, simply take a bite and enjoy the harmonious blend of flavours and textures. 

Tying the Yu Sheng together is SENS sweet homemade plum sauce. Instead of peanut or corn oil, olive oil is used instead for a healthy spin. On top of that, five-spice powder is not used, allowing the natural flavours of the ingredients to shine. 

For reservations, call 6262 5618.

Address: 243 Holland Ave, Singapore 278977

Operating hours 

  • Lunch: 11.30am to 2.30pm (last order at 2.00pm) 
  • Dinner: 5.30pm to 9.30pm (last order at 9.00pm)

13. Pura Brasa

Toss to a new year of abundance and prosperity with Pura Brasa’s Yu Sheng. Believing in the philosophy of sharing, the Spanish restaurant chain from Barcelona is launching two unique Yu Sheng starting from $78++, catering for groups of 3pax to 8pax. These Yu Sheng will be available from 21 January till 5 February for dine-in and takeaway.

Add an interesting Spanish flare to your yearly tradition with Arturo Sanchez Jamon Ham Yu Sheng [$78++ (3-5pax), $88 (6-8pax)] which features 100% acorn-fed Iberian ham. Using 100% Iberico pigs, it adds distinctly acorn-flavoured, buttery fat to their already privileged genetic profile. The strong flavour and fatty marbled texture of the dry-cured Jamon complement the array of vegetables and fruits. Another luxurious offering, Josper Grilled Abalone Yu Sheng [$98++ (3-5pax), $108++ (6-8pax)] symbolises guaranteed abundance in the new year. The Australian-cultivated abalone is grilled over charcoal for added umami and a touch of smokiness.

For reservations, call 6386 9678.

Address: 5 Wallich St, Guoco Tower #01-16, Singapore 078883

Operating hours: 12:00PM to 11:00PM (Closed on 22 – 24 January)

13 Special Yu Sheng In S’pore This 2023!

We hope you found this listicle helpful in sourcing for your Yu Sheng of choice this year. Amidst all the glitz and glamour, let’s not forget that what’s most important is spending more time with our loved ones and showing more appreciation towards them. Gong Xi Fai Cai and have a happy new year everyone!

For more CNY listicles, check out the Top 9 CNY Goodies You Must Try This Lunar New Year!

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