Tuesday, January 15, 2019

[Food] Tasty Wok Venition Chinese New Year spreads

Chinese New Year is just around the corner!  Time is definitely moving fast.  

Also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is the grandest festival for the Chinese community and the most colorful annual event.  It is dominated by iconic red lanterns, loud fireworks, massive banquets and parades throughout the festivity period.  Chinese New Year is a time to be home with the family, enjoying a hearty meal together specially on New Year's Eve, for a reunion dinner with the whole family.  The essential course on all Chinese menu for a reunion dinner will be a steamed or braised whole fish, representing a surplus every year.  Various kinds of meat, vegetable and seafood are made into dishes with auspicious meanings.

In conjunction with the auspicious Chinese New Year Celebration, Chef Yew Beng Kooi of Tasty Wok, Venition created the Chinese New Year Prosperity set with a 10 course table menu that includes a serving of Rainbow Yee Sang, fish maw seafood soup, steamed corn-fed chicken with goji berries, steamed grouper fish, pan-fried prawns with garlic, braised vegetables with dried oyster and Fatt Choy, Chef's special salted egg fried rice, colourful pudding and Shanghai pudding.  The price for this set is RM788++ for Jesselton Diners card members and RM888++ for non members, advance booking is required and is available for booking from 4 February till 28 February 2019.

Totally recommend this Yee Sang! Yums :)
Yee Sang of 2019, there's salmon!!! So good!

Personally I think Chef Yew is so cool, he's so comfortable posing for the camera.  

Apart from the Prosperity Set, Tasty Wok also features Seafood Bakuteh Special set which includes, the seafood bakuteh, blanched yumak, braised fish belly and special yam rice, yum yum, pricing at RM328++ for Jesselton Diners card holders and RM388++ for non members.  

Lion Dance performance on 9 February 2019 at 8pm and special promotional menus from Tasty Wok too.

Sign up as a Jesselton Diners member by purchasing the card for RM50 (this is for a year) and will receive a RM50 cash voucher and to be able to enjoy 10% discount on ala carte menu as well as members price for promotional menus.

There are 15 branch for Jesselton Diners (9 in Kota Kinabalu) which includes, Cherry Restaurant, E-West Restaurant, Metropot Metrotown, Runway Cafe just to name a few.

Tasty Wok Venition was establish since March 2010 and is located at Jalan Lintas (Lido-Kepayan bypass).  Operating hours is from 8am to 12 midnight daily and can accommodate 120 diners.  Their Cantonese dim sum is also popular among locals.  Serve no pork ya.  

For reservation and inquiry, please contact 088-728188 or 088-729199.

Don't forget to follow their social media platforms as follows:
Facebook: venitionclub
Instagram: venitionclub

Thank you for reading, feel free to leave a comment :)


  1. Wah! What a spread!

  2. The food looks yummylicious especially the dim sum and the second last photo..
    Direct hungry now reading your blog at this hour...

    1. Looking at food late at night is a bad idea hehe. I actually went back for Dim Sum and it's surprisingly good.