According to an ancient Chinese proverb, “How a year begins is a clue to how it unfolds.” This is the Chinese New Year of the Goat (or the sheep). Mainland China, the flagship brand of Speciality Restaurants, added its own special flavor to the festivities by introducing a special New Year menu by the Master Chefs from China and also a colorful Dragon Dance on the Chinese New Year’s Day.
For the year of the goat, the Chinese state “San-Yang-Kai-Tai” which literally means “Three goats start fortune.” To ensure continued prosperity in the upcoming Chinese New Year, Mainland China has adorned its outlets with interesting symbols and motifs. Good luck tapestries, a symbolic drum at the entrance (mainly to keep evil spirits at bay), decorative tables with small bowls of assorted dry fruits including sweets, red colored satin are placed at the entrance on which the guests pen down their wishes.
New Year is an occasion for families to come together and keeping this in mind Mainland China incorporated several wholesome elements symbolic of health and prosperity. Some of the delicious dishes which the restaurant will be serving include Crisp Fried Garlic Mushrooms, Steamed Cottage Cheese Dumplings with Celery, Sliced Chicken with Kaffir Lime, Hunan Style Pickled Ginger Noodles and others.
Mainland China will be serving lunch from 12.00 noon till 3.30pm and dinner from7.30pm to 11.00pm. Meal for two is priced at Rs. 1600 plus taxes at all the outlets of Mainland China.