Tiger Fork hosts Chinese New Year celebration for entire week

Celebration includes special menus, night market vibe, Kung Fu demos

Tiger Fork prepares to celebrate the Chinese New Year with special dishes and a night-market atmosphere from January 20 to January 26. Chef de Cuisine Jong Son will serve a special a-la-carte menu of traditional Cantonese dishes, These dishes represent good luck that will come in the new year. Hong-Kong inspired Tiger Fork will also host an all-day celebration Saturday, January 25, complete with lion dancers and Kung Fu demonstrations.

During the week, all guests dining during the Tiger Fork celebration will receive a traditional red envelope with their checks. This is part of a long, time-honored tradition, noted the restaurant’s announcement. “During Lunar New Year, bright red envelopes are traditionally gifted to friends and family. Filled with money, these envelopes symbolize good wishes and luck for the new year ahead.”

Tiger Fork Chinese New Year Menu

Entree dishes

  • Emperor’s Dragon & Phoenix featuring lobster alongside duck confit, with thick Shanghai noodles, celery and scallions
  • Steamed Whole Bass with ginger, scallions, Shaoxing soy ($32)
  • Pomelo Almond Custard featuring pomelo supremes, almond “panna cotta” and pomelo rind purée with warm spices ($6)
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Special menus featuring Cantonese specialties are part of the Tiger Fork celebration for Chinese New Year. Photo by Tiger Fork.
Special menus featuring Cantonese specialties are part of the Tiger Fork celebration for Chinese New Year. Photo by Tiger Fork.

Tiger Fork shareable bites

  • Mushroom Eggrolls filled with Maitake
  • Shiitake and Cremini mushrooms, plus scallions, garlic and ginger, served with black vin soy
  • Pan Fried Dumplings with soy sweet and sour

Saturday, January 25 – Chinese New Year’s Day (11 a.m.to midnight)

  • Barbecued meat
  • Chili wontons
  • Spicy noodles
  • Bubble waffles
  • Additional TBD specials (7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.)

Expect to see Chinese lion dancers from Tai Yim Kung Fu. They’ll conduct a performance outside in Blagden Alley. Their art lends itself to this type of exhibition. The dance is meant to bring prosperity, good luck and good fortune.

In addition, Kung Fu artists will host demos for Tiger Fork guests who are interested. The restaurant will remain open all-day long on the 25th to serve its customers with regular reservations and walk-ins. Also, Tiger Fork will serve one food and drink item from the menu in addition to the special menu (see above).

Photo credit: Tiger Fork

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