Celebrate the Chinese New Year with us!

February 1, 2013

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To commemorate the Year Of The Snake, Chef Gregory invites you to celebrate the Chinese New Year with us by sharing in a unique feast incorporating classic Asian ingredients that each represent well wishes for the New Year.

From  February 18th to the 24th, all our guests may celebrate the last week of festivities by enjoying a bountiful menu served family style with ingredients that, according to Chinese tradition, bring long life, fortune, strength, fertility and prosperity.

Chef Gourdet’s Chinese New Year Menu
$45 per person
 Items to be served family style in courses:
CRISPY DUCK SPRING ROLL, ginger-plum sauce
HOT AND SOUR SOUP, shiitake, bamboo, toasted chili, white pepper
STEAMED COD, ginger, scallions, sesame-soy
BEEF CHOW FUN, gai lan, garlic chives, chili bean sprouts
TENDER PORK, winter melon, crispy shallot, long black pepper, hoisin
CHOY SUM seared in sizzling ginger-scallion oil
Dessert Trio
CRISPY SESAME BALL, sweet red beans
ORANGE-COCONUT SHERBET, kumquat, jujube
PINEAPPLE CAKE, cashew brittle, honey caramel
In addition to dinner at Departure, Gregory is pleased to be working with Lan Su Chinese Garden in offering hors d’oeuvres during their lantern viewing.  More information on the garden’s new year celebrations can be found on the Lan Su Chinese Garden website.