Leeuwin Estate Winery and Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing, will host the Leeuwin Estate Winemaker's Dinner on Sept 3. Denise B. Horgan, founder and chairman of the Leeuwin Estate Winery will introduce his estate's best vintage, while the culinary team from Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing will prepare a 4-course meal to complement the five award-winning wines. For enquiries or reservations, please call 010-6841-2211 ext 6572
Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing presents gift boxes of mooncakes that are healthy and low-fat. The "Lunar Eulogy" set features four mooncakes, 120g each, costing 158 yuan, with egg yolk and white lotus seed, red bean and five kernels. "Enticing Aroma" has six cakes, 80g each, for 188 yuan per box, with blueberry and cheese, plum and jequirity bean and crispy taro, in addition to more traditional stuffing. Price subject to 15 percent surcharge. 010-8522-1999 ext 3621
Texan Bar and Grill at Holiday Inn Lido Beijing, is known for great steaks. Its upcoming promotion will focus on seafood imported from Canada. Seafood delicacies ranging from lobster to sablefish are prepared and cooked in simple ways to preserve their natural flavors. 010-6437-6688
Blessings for harmony
The Regent Beijing has crafted a variety of mooncakes with traditional recipes. The mooncakes are packaged in festive colors and "lucky cloud" patterns that symbolize blessings and harmony. Gift boxes have from one to six cakes, costing from 78-238 yuan per box, with 15 percent surcharge. 010-8522-1789
Crowne Plaza Beijing Zhongguancun prepares sugar-free mooncakes made from a traditional recipe, in festive red colors. There is a 30 percent discount for orders above 200 boxes. For orders of over 500 boxes the company logo can be printed on the package for free. Free delivery to one address within the Fifth Ring Road in Beijing for over 100 boxes.
The Horizon Chinese Restaurant at Shangri-La's Kerry Center Hotel Beijing provides a wide range of mooncakes with unique and classic fillings, in stunningly designed packaging. 010-6561-8833 ext 41