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Valentine's dinner buffet
Enjoy romantic live entertainment while savoring a Valentine's dinner buffet at Aroma, The Ritz-Carlton Beijing. Every lady will be surprised with a lovely rose and chocolate. And as a memento, Ritz-Carlton has specially designed a photo frame for every couple. Available from 6-10 pm. 999 yuan for two people, or 599 yuan per person, including free flow soft drinks, juice, local beer, house wine and one glass of champagne upon arrival. 010-5908-8951
Cheers with Chateau Palmer
Qi Chinese Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street presents a series of fine wines from Chateau Palmer on Jan 17, bringing authentic and original flavors from the Bordeaux area. Renowned winemaker Bernard de Laage de Meux will show up on this exclusive night. Chef de cuisine of Qi, Jimmy Wong, is pleased to present creative Chinese cuisine along with selected fine wines. The price is 1,288 yuan net per person. 010-6601-6666
Japanese seafood hot pot
Honzen Japanese restaurant at Kempinski Hotel Beijing offers seafood hot pot featuring fresh scallops, shrimp, cuttlefish, "shabu shabu" with tender beef rib-eye or Japanese king crab leg with vegetables. 148 yuan per head, subject to 15 percent surcharge. Jan 2-March 30. 010-6410-4220
Spring Fest gifts and menus
To celebrate the coming Spring Festival, China World Hotel, Beijing prepares a dazzling selection of Chinese New Year gift sets. Spend Spring Festival eve at Summer Palace Chinese Restaurant, and choose from an attractive selection of inviting set menus of Huaiyang and Cantonese styles. 5 Jan 5-Feb 24. 010-6505-5838
Sunday seafood buffet
Garden Court Restaurant is presenting a seafood champagne brunch to warm you this winter. Try French oysters, Boston lobster, fresh crab, and salmon, accompanied by imported wines at a sumptuous buffet line. The chefs have also prepared more than 20 kinds of pastries to treat the guests. 528 yuan per person with free flow of champagne, subject to 15 percent service charge. 11:30 am-3 pm, every Sunday. 010-6460-6688
The Ai Mei Chinese restaurant at Le Royal Meridien is introducing a series of epic 10-course banquets to celebrate the end of the Dragon Year. Four set menus are available for the gourmet banquets, featuring fine Chinese delicacies like fried crab, braised pork leg and sea cucumber, and deep fried cuttlefish. 021-3318-9999 Ext 7700.
Ritz-Carlton wins award
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai Pudong has been selected as the "Best Hotel in China" once again by the readers of Cond Nast Traveler US, the renowned travel magazine. The prize has been awarded to the hotel at a special time as it is celebrating its two-year anniversary. 021-5101-3030.
The Coffee Shop Rose of Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai is introducing seasonal specialties at its winter buffet dinner and will offer select gifts to groups of more than three persons. 021-6415-1111.
Specialties of Geneva
Cafe Swiss of Swissotel Grand Shanghai is presenting a menu highlighted by fine Swiss seasonal cuisine, including seared scallop with spinach sauce and fennel, chicken casserole with pickled onion, and carrot cake with cream cheese. 021-5355-9898.
Brew lunch combo
Kerry Hotel Pudong Shanghai is launching a new lunch combo at the hotel's craft brewery, which is called The Brew. The combo will feature the soup of the day, a green salad and a choice of mains including spaghetti Bolognese and lamb curry as well as free-flow soft drinks. 021-6169-8888.
(China Daily 01/05/2013 page13)