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March 1, 2021 Luxury Hotels No Comments Email Email

Originated from Guangdong Province in China, Cantonese cuisine a.k.a Yue cuisine has a long and profound history and is undoubtedly one of the most widely-served and recognized styles of Chinese delicacy in the world. Distinct by its mild and well-balanced flavours and use of fresh produce, Cantonese food is often considered as a comfort meal best shared with family and friends.

At Mandarin Oriental hotels in Asia, an array of award-winning Chinese restaurants is endorsed by diners as a haven with the most authentic and refined Cantonese classics. As we enter Year of the Ox, Mandarin Oriental pays tribute to Cantonese cuisine across its properties.

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong  

 Man Wah, a one Michelin-starred restaurant at the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, ushers in a new era of Cantonese fine dining when it re-opened on 1 February 2021. Guided by Chef Wong Wing-Keung’s mission to deepen guests’ appreciation for Cantonese cuisine, Man Wah presents a new menu featuring refined time-honoured delicacies as well as overlooked culinary gems. Must-try signature dishes include: Deep-fried Matsutake Mushroom PuddingClassic Barbecued Duck Feet Roll, and Stewed White Fish Maw Superior Soup. 

In addition, Man Wah presents a series of divine dim sums and tea-pairing experiences. Visit the website for details. 

Mandarin Oriental, Guangzhou

Designed to elevate Chinese dining in the city to a new standard, Jiang by Chef Fei has been awarded two Michelin Stars for the second consecutive year in the Guangzhou Michelin Guide 2020. Chef Fei, one of China’s most notable chefs, is known for his creative flair for presentation and ability to marry simple ingredients to let every dish shine. Chef Fei creates menus that showcase impeccable Cantonese dishes, presented with a fresh new approach and served in traditional family style. Noteworthy dishes include Roasted Wenchang Chicken with Flax Seeds, Baked Lobster with Spring Onion and Sautéed Australian Beef with Szechuan Pepper and Chili.

Mandarin Oriental, Taipei

Ya Ge provides guests with one-of-a-kind epicurean experience that truly showcase the diverse flavours of Chinese gastronomy. Chef Tse Man, Chef de Cuisine at Ya Ge, has led the culinary team to one Michelin star award for the 3 consecutive years. Soon to be joined by Chef Tommy Cheung Kwok-pong, the team at Ya Ge will continue to create authentic and modern Cantonese gourmet dishes that will leave guests with a lingering flavour tantalising their taste buds. Notable dishes include Barbecued Honey Pork, Ya Ge Crispy Chicken and Oven-Baked Crab Meat with Onion.

Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo

The Michelin-starred Sense offers a sensational setting with exceptional views of eastern Tokyo and Cantonese cuisine, featuring the finest flavours and ingredients. Toshiyuki Nakama and Takeshi Suzuki, Chefs de Cuisine at Sense Cantonese Dining, share the helm and a common vision: to create Cantonese cuisine that surpasses its homeland. Sense’s signature dishes include the Steamed Okinawa Star Grouper and Double-boiled Mushroom Broth with Premium Dried Mushrooms.

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore  

Renowned as one of the most beautiful restaurants in Singapore, Cherry Garden offers an eclectic menu of Cantonese cuisine, presented with artistic modern flair. Entered via a striking antique doorway, the restaurant has been designed according to Feng Shui. Dishes highlights include Pan-fried A4 Miyazaki Wagyu beef sirloin 48 with garlic barbecue sauce and sautéed vegetables, and Five grain fried rice with Cantonese pork sausage and vegetables. A varied wine list features a balanced selection of old and new world wines specially selected to match the dishes.

Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur

Lai Po Heen is an elegant award-winning restaurant that serves authentic Cantonese cuisine, traditional delicacies and contemporary dim sum assortments. The grand décor in the restaurant is inspired by the great ancestral homes of 19th Century Chinese tycoons. Presided by Executive Chinese Chef Michael Wong, the restaurant features all-time favorite dim sum selections and a la carte menu selections. Among them, some of the top choices include Double boiled signature “Kung Fu Pot” fine fish maw with Australian abalone, Chinese spring morel and cordyceps, Double boiled clear chicken soup fish maw and Peruvian maca and more.

Mandarin Oriental, Wangfujing, Beijing  

Café Zi serves Cantonese favourites, including the lunchtime dim sum dishes from Michelin-starred Chef Wong Wing-Keung, one of the finest Cantonese chefs and the mastermind behind Man Wah at the sister property in Hong Kong. The restaurant is open onto an expansive rooftop garden terrace overlooking city landmarks such as The Forbidden City. The outdoor and spacious terrace offers a perfect picture-taking environment. The outdoor and spacious terrace offers a perfect picture-taking environment. Highlights include Deep Fried Dumplings with Diced Chicken and Dried Shrimp, and Mushroom Bun.

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