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Chef Chien Hung-wen from the Pearl Liang Chinese restaurant of the Grand Hyatt Taipei is set to tease your tastebuds with delicious Taiwan treats at the Grand Cafe restaurant at Grand Hyatt Beijing until July 15. Chef Chien will prepare mullet roe with garlic and signature rice with pork sauce. He has also brought new dishes, such as red-braised pork in five spices, fresh sea bass prepared with rice wine, and fried crab with sweet-scented osmanthus flower. Not to be missed is the Taiwan special "pearl milk tea", and dessert. 278 yuan per person with a 15 percent surcharge.
010-8518-1234 Ext 6024.
To celebrate Qixi, or Chinese Valentine's Day on Aug 23, chefs at Barolo, The Ritz-Carlton, Beijing, will be preparing classic Italian cuisine with a modern twist, served in a quiet, elegant and cozy ambiance. 1,888 yuan per couple, for five courses.
Authentic Ya Yuan roast duck
Guests can savor authentic Ya Yuan Roast Duck at Kerry Hotel, Beijing, prepared by Chef Yuan Chaoying, who has been roasting crisp, savory duck for 33 years. The duck is served with lotus leaf-shaped pancakes, crisp cakes, spring onion, cucumber sticks, garlic sauce and sugar. Ya Yuan is chef Yuan's own brand name, which has won great acclaim, especially from some Hong Kong gourmets. 268 yuan per duck with six servings per set. Price is subject to a 15 percent service charge.
Pikes wine dinner
Kempinski Hotel Beijing presents in a special wine dinner from the Clare Valley in South Australia. Pikes, a family-owned winery since 1886, produces quality, handcrafted wines. The wines will be paired with five-course Chinese specialties at Dragon Palace.
Moon cake gift packages
To mark Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept 30, Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing presents exquisite moon cakes packed in specially designed boxes. Among the selections include white lotus paste with egg yolk, assorted nuts, puer tea and assorted grains.
010-8522-1999 Ext 3621.
Refreshing Sunday brunch
Restaurant ECCO is presenting an exquisite and exciting Sunday brunch, which includes three premium types of French Champagne, imported wines, and local beer.
021-5253-9999 Ext 6338.
This summer, Hyatt On The Bund has introduced three champagne chocolate truffles. Perrier Jouet Champagne and the excellent chocolate of Cote d'Ivoire are the premier ingredients used in the dessert, which is filled with rich, sweet chocolate, and fresh fruit flavors.
Mid-Autumn gift box
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival with delicious moon cakes, the traditional dessert for the occasion. This autumn, The Westin Bund Center Shanghai has designed some special moon cake gift boxes for their clients. Discounts for large orders are available.
Ladies night at Jumeirah
Jumeirah is presenting a themed Ladies Nights every Thursday. Ladies get to enjoy free sparkling wine, cocktails and standard drinks, plus exciting activities such as make-up and fashion events, dancing parties and cooking classes.
(China Daily 07/07/2012 page13)