Sunday, January 23, 2022

Celebrate this Chinese New Year with Offerings @ Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang.

Chinese New Year is all about togetherness and all of us would spend time with friends and family over some meals and gatherings. 
This year, you can book their Chinese banquet packages and organise gatherings with your loved ones at one of most prestigious hotel in Penang. Apart from dining packages, you can also order some of the Chinese New Year festive treats that you can bring back home and enjoy it in the comfort of your own home too. 

Special thanks to the team of E&O Hotel for the invitation and I get to feature the one of the menus and the Chinese New Year goodies on my blog.


This year you can expect some Prosperity Yee Sang, mouthwatering CNY Cookies as well as their signature Roast Duck from E&O Hotel. 

There are 4 types of Prosperity Yee Sang available which are the vegetarian option with condiments only, with smoked salmon, fresh salmon or with sliced abalone. All the prosperity Yee Sang serve 8-10 people. 

If you need to buy some cookies as gifts or to celebrate with your family or friends that are visiting, do check out some of the choices available in E&O Hotel as well as mouthwatering cakes.

Roasted Pei Pa Duck with condiments
RM118.00

Herbal Chicken with Ginseng
with Lotus Leaf Fried Rice
RM138.00

The Chinese New Year Festive Goodies is available from 15 January to 15 February 2022 and you may place orders directly at https://letsumai.com/widget/eastern-and-oriental-hotel-penang#pickup
Minimum 3 days pre-order would be required. 

If you have not booked your reunion dinner or family meals yet, this is your best opportunity to book for banquet packages at the E&O Hotel and enjoy specially crafted CNY menu for the year of Water Tiger. 
There are 3 menus available which are the Chinese New Year Happiness Menu(from RM188++ per person), Chinese New Year Abundance Menu(from RM288++ per person) and Chinese New Year Prosperity Menu(from RM388++ per person)

Continue reading to preview what will be available on Chinese New Year Abundance Menu. 

All meals will be started with a plate of refreshing and Prosperity Yee Sang, the Chinese New Year Abundance menu does include Fresh Salmon and Sliced Abalone Yee Sang for all diners to toast to another prosperous and wealthy year ahead.

 What's a proper dinner without a bowl of hearty soup?
The menu features Double Boiled Sea Treasure Herbal Soup which is filled with all the premium ingredients. The soup is quite delicious where you can taste the essence of each ingredients within a bowl of soup, perhaps by using double boiled method can further enhance the flavour of the soup.

Penangites sure know that E&O Hotel serves one of the best roast ducks in Penang. 
This Chinese New Year Abundance Menu also feature their E&O Signature Roast Duck served with their signature duck sauce and condiments. 
As usual, their roast ducks are crispy on the outside and juicy tender on the inside, which makes you feel like having it again and again. 

Steamed Garoupa Fish
with Premium Soya Sauce and Garden Greens

Wok Fried Broccoli with Hericum Mushroom
served with Fatt Choy, Sea Cucumber & Sea Asparagus.
This is basically the dishes that made me feel super CNY-ish with all the ingredients that I usually see only during Chinese New Year. The Hericum Mushroom is so soft and flavoured with the braised sauce, definitely my favourite dish from the menu. 

    Golden Fried King Prawns
with Salted Egg and Curry Leaf
What's a complete dinner without some big sized prawns? It is always the best dish and we always hope that someone will give us additional prawns so we can have more that one. 
You can expect some bigger prawns here as they cook with King Prawns and the size is just nice for one person. 

"Hong Kong" Style Ee Fu Noodles
with prawn, sea cucumber and crab meat gravy
The last dish before dessert is always some noodle or rice dish which to fulfill your stomach if you are still not full from all the previous dishes.
This menu features a hearty dish with starchy sauce, only thing I don't like wats the condiments on top especially the coriander. 

Special Homemade Chendol Cake
served with brown sugar and coconut cream.

There are two more Chinese New Year banquet menu available at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel this year as below:
(Click to enlarge the menus)

The Chinese New Year Banquet menu is now available until 15 February and 10 days advance booking would be required. Minimum of 12 persons(2 tables) to be able to enjoy this menu and also subject to availability only.
For enquiries, please email paiksee.toh@eohotels.com









Tuesday, December 28, 2021

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Celebrate This Christmas and New Year at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang

It's the time of the year for another round of celebrations before we end the horrible 2021! 
This year at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, they are bringing back their all-time-popular buffets offering sumptuous feasts to all their diners. 

Apart from sumptuous feast available, E&O is also offering lots of delicious Christmas Goodies for you to bring to your parties and celebrations. Mouthwatering treats such as Yule Log Cake, Christmas cookies, gingerbread cookies as well as Christmas Roasts like Turkey, prime beef are all available on the menu.

To place order, simply proceed to the below link

Yummy looking Christmas Black Forest Yule Log with Chocolate Figurine(Reindeer)
Priced at RM180nett and RM75nett each.

Other goodies such as Christmas Stollen, Minced Pie, Chocolates and many more are also available on the menu. 
Pre-order is already available now during December until 1 January, if you are planning to have your own gathering or home party, this is where you can consider grabbing your Roast Turkey and other sweet treats from. Don't wait until last minute as some of the stocks are limited only. 


What's Christmas celebrations without a proper feast? 
This year E&O will be serving buffet again now that the latest SOPs allow diners to enjoy buffet style again. As usual, E&O is always on top of the list for buffet dining especially when it comes to special occasions. Now it is time to invite your friends and family to enjoy some feast without the hassle of messing your kitchen and cleaning your house. 

As we all know, Sarkies in E&O is well known for its vast varieties of food selections for all diners. 
Ranging from appetisers to mains and desserts, they have more than hundred dishes available on their buffet offerings.

Some of the appetisers available are:
Baby Spinach Salad, Goats Cheese, Garlic Toast, Balsamic Vinegar Dressing
Roast Beef and Tomato Salad, Baby Leave, Lemon Vinaigrette
Confit Chicken Salad, Crispy Ginger, Sesame, Crisp Vegetables, Asian Dressing
Waldorf Salad
Roasted Root Vegetable Salad, Roasted Pine Nuts, Pesto Dressing
Greek Salad
Panzanella Salad

All types of seafood on ice available on the spread

Oyster cocktails, king crab legs and fresh sashimi for the seafood lovers.

All types of sushi is also one of the highlights at Sarkies's buffet spread.


Fusion of Asian and International delights available on the hot dishes section where diners get to enjoy varieties of dishes from all over the world.

What's Christmas without some Roasts meats on the table? 
In Sarkies you will be served with unlimited servings of Roast Turkey paired with some sides like  chestnut and apple stuffing, brussels sprouts, roasted baby potatoes, braised red cabbage and etc. 
Some of these roasts are also available for takeaway on the Christmas Goodies list. 

One of the best seller last year was their Java Tree Beef Wellington which is highly recommended by the chef and have been customers' favourite since they launched it last year. 
It can serve up to 10 pax with this big portion, perfect for a party.

Looking for more meat? 
Try the Roasted Prime Beef which is really juicy and tender. If you are dining in Sarkies for this, they will slice in on the spot for you. 

What's a perfect meal without some mouth-watering desserts?
Here are some of the very cute and colourful dessert designs presented by the E&O pastry team. 

The desserts that will be available during Christmas are below:
Strawberry Bavaroise
Chocolate Pear Chiboust Crème Tart
Morello Cherry Gateau
Chocolate Mousse In Shot Glass
Strawberry and Raspberry Jello
Ginger Crème Brûlée
Xmas Fruit Cake
Mincemeat Pie
Pistachio Opera
Butterscotch Banana Cream Torte
Raspberry Chocolate Mille Feuille
Vanilla Mango Panacotta
Mont Blanc
Framboise Crunch Feuille Bavaroise
Lemon Tart

All these sweet treats are gonna put a good ending to your Christmas meals this 2021. 


If you have not booked your Christmas meals yet, quickly make a move and contact the E&O Team now at 04-2222000 or email fbcentral.resv@eohotels.com for reservations for further enquiries.
P.S: Some of the promotions are already fully booked.

Apart from buffet promotions, set dinner and set lunch are also available at Java Tree and Palm Court during Christmas and New Year. You may refer to the below posters for more informations.