One of the most important holidays in the region is here! Chinese New Year just started and there are a bunch of fun, relaxing and delicious ways to spend these next few days amongst family and friends. Book a table at Vida Rica Restaurant, stay at Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau, go for sumptuous Chinese dishes at Grand Hyatt Macau and more. Valentine’s Day is also approaching, so beware of all the romantic offers ahead. Read on and find out all there’s to do this weekend and welcome the Year of the Ox in grand style! Don’t miss out the opportunity to get a cool and original Swatch by participating on our contest, only available on Instagram!
During this celebratory time, Vida Rica Restaurant is serving their own menus, specially created to make unforgettable memories with family and friends over auspicious foods and special festive dishes. The venue is offering different choices. Be it lunch or dinner, there’s something for everyone when it comes to celebrating this season. There’s the six-course family Chinese set menu, but also the six-course prosperity Chinese New Year menu. If you’re into Cantonese goodies, then go for lunch with the six-course Fortune dim sum menu.
When: February 9–26, 2021
Six-course family Chinese set menu and six-course prosperity Chinese New Year menu – 12:00pm–3:00pm or 6:00–10:30pm
Six-course Fortune dim sum menu – 12:00pm–3:00pm
How much: Six-course family Chinese set menu – MOP $3,588 per person
Six-course prosperity Chinese New Year menu – MOP $888 per person
Six-course Fortune dim sum menu – MOP $588 per person
*Prices are subject to 10% service charge
For more information and bookings, call +853 8805 8918, or check their website
The Manor at The St. Regis Macao presents the new “Let’s do a Luxe Lunch” set menu–an all-new, special occasion lunch experience featuring luxurious gourmet specialties showcasing the finest imported seafood and premium cuts of meat.
The creation of Executive Sous Chef at The Manor, Michele Dell’Aquila, Let’s Do a Luxe Lunch represents an enhanced interpretation of the popular seasonal “Let’s do Lunch” menu, and offers diners an alternative to the traditional “hotel brunch” while showcasing some of the finest ingredients from the land and the sea for an unmistakably luxurious lunch experience.
When: 12:00pm–3:00pm, ongoing
How much: Four-course – MOP $588+ per person
Five-course – MOP $698+ per person
*Free flow Billecart-Salmon Brut Champagne package for an additional MOP $298 per person
Seasonal “Let’s Do Lunch in Fall” three-course set – MOP $248 per person
For reservations or more information, email [email protected] or call +853 2882 8898
Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau is also offering a special staycation package to enjoy during the Chinese New Year! Aimed at Macau residents, this includes accommodation with options of gastronomic experiences such as breakfast, their Portuguese set dinner, or the Thai barbeque. This package starts from MOP $400 for two people per room.
When: January 1–February 28, 2021 (booking period), January 1–March 31, 2021 (stay period)
Where: Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau, 956-1110 Avenida da Amizade, Macau
How much: From MOP $400 for two people (per room)
For more information and bookings, click here
Dine at the Newly-Opened Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau
There’s a new spot in town further elevating the exciting international dining scene in Taipa Village, the newly-opened Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau perfectly embodies a traditional Munich beer house and might well become one of your regular go-to spots. Just steps away from Pak Tai Temple, Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau is set in a beautiful three-story house at Taipa Village on top of its premium location, the restaurant features a stunning terrace overlooking Galaxy Macau, fitting to host a large group for any kind of celebration.
Offering the best of Bavarian gastronomy matched with a curated selection of the legendary German beer Paulaner, this “wirtshaus” (which translates into pub) is the place to be at for a relaxing hangout with friends and family Bavarian cuisine is synonymous with heart-warming dishes and large sharing plates. The Paulaner Brotzeit platter (a sumptuous board of cheese, cold cuts and dips), Weisswurst Munich style (white sausage), and roasted pork knuckle are just a few of the menu highlights at Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau granted to take guests on a delectable culinary journey and give you a taste of this distinctive culture! Be amongst the first to visit Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau!
Opening hours: 12:00pm–midnight
Paulaner Wirtshaus Macau 41–43 Rua dos Negociantes, Taipa Village, www.facebook.com/paulanermacau, +853 2838 1038, [email protected]
mezza9 Macau features a dining-from-the-kitchen experience with a series of love-inspired delicacies, highlight dishes include homemade cured salmon, honey dill dressing; pan-fried Japanese scallop, pineapple and dill salsa; grilled Australian ribeye, béarnaise sauce, as well as irresistible sweets such as croquembouche and strawberry tower.
Beijing Kitchen serves Valentine’s Day set dinner on February 14 only! The refined dishes include seared sea scallops, bay clam, golden garlic, scented oil, live Atlantic Boston lobster, chicken carrot foam, and more, not to mention our signature dish traditional Beijing style duck.
Traditional Beijing style duck roasts in the oven with jujube wood which can enhance the aroma of the duck. With its delicate taste and tempting appearance, the traditional Beijing style duck leaves a lasting impression. Enjoy double delights with every Chinese dish paired with Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label champagne.
When: February 14, 2021
How much: Valentine’s day set dinner – MOP $1,888* per couple (includes two glasses of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label champagne), MOP $2,088* per couple (includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne), MOP $2,288* per couple (includes a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé Champagne)
Valentine’s day dining from The Kitchen – MOP $899* per person
Above prices are subject to 10% service change
Specializing in classic Cantonese family-style cooking, Yum Cha is offering the special Lavish New Year set menu as well as a range of a-la-carte Chinese New Year specials. The set menu is priced at MOP $488+ for two includes prosperity “lo hei” with salmon sashimi, double-boiled quail soup with matsutake mushroom, braised pork trotter with dried mushroom, sea moss, and dried oyster. Chinese New Year Specials include crispy Cantonese fried chicken, steamed Boston lobster with housemade yellow bean sauce and steamed star garoupa served Thai style. Both menus are available from February 11–21.
When: 11:00am–9:00pm, 11–21, 2021
How much: MOP $488 for two people (inclusive of “lo hei”)
For more information and bookings, call +853 8113 1200 or email Yum Cha at [email protected]
Love is to be celebrated every day, but if there’s a special date to pamper your dearest, Valentine’s Day is it! Mandarin Oriental, Macau is all about festive celebrations and it’s catering to romantic and classy events for couples to have fun, dine, and more! This Valentine’s Day, treat your beloved to a gourmet five-course set dinner at Vida Rica Restaurant. To set the mood, head to Vida Rica Bar with a glass of champagne or a cocktail for two with bar snacks. Book a table now and make memories that’ll last forever!
When: February 14, 2021
How much: Gourmet five-course dinner – MOP $998 per person
Drinks at the bar – MOP $290 per person
For more information and bookings at Vida Rica Bar, call +853 8805 8928 and at Vida Rica Restaurant, call +853 8805 8918
Grand Hyatt Macau presents the Festival Celebration Package for guests to experience a fun-filled holiday! This staycation includes hotel credits, early check-in, and late check-out, room upgrade, and 20% off for dining and spa. Guests can relax and recharge in the cozy atmosphere of guestrooms. Those who book one night will get MOP $800 in hotel credit.
If you book two nights or more, there’s the chance to enjoy a complimentary room upgrade to the next suite category, but also 20% off for dining and spa, and up to daily MOP $1,200* hotel credit for an immersive and rewarding stay. Hotel credits can be used for food and beverage and spa, including mezza9 Macau and Beijing Kitchen’s “Big Bowl Feast”. Seats are limited, so don’t forget to reserve your table in advance! Book your stay from February 14–19 to receive an additional 200 daily hotel credits for a delectable culinary experience.
When: Booking – until February 27, 2021
Stay period – February 1–28, 2021
Where: Grand Hyatt Macau, City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
How much: From MOP $1,399** per room
Daily MOP $1,000 hotel credit for a two-night stay, MOP $1,200 for a three-night stay
For more information and bookings, click here
*Above prices are subject to 10% service change
**Above prices are subject to 10% service charge and 5% government tax
Sands China Ltd. present an exhibition entitled “Abode of Immortals – Tai Xiangzhou Ink Paintings” at Grand Atelier, The Grand Suites at Four Seasons, in partnership with Four Seasons Hotel Macao. More than 30 of Tai Xiangzhou’s artworks will be displayed at the exhibition, including one of his bronze sculpture masterpieces – “Min Fanglei”.
Tai is an international contemporary artist and attained a PhD from the Academy of Arts and Design at Tsinghua University. His early artworks indicate his mastery of the composition techniques of landscape paintings and calligraphy of the Song Dynasty. He has held over 30 individual exhibitions around the world, and his art pieces have been acquired by more than 22 domestic and international museums, art galleries and academic institutions.
When: February 15–March 14, 2021
Where: 6/F, Grand Atelier, The Grand Suites at Four Seasons, Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Taipa
How much: Free admission
For more information, check their Facebook page
Taipa Village Cultural Association is delighted to present the first show of the year, entitled “Walking Culture – Outdoor and Indoor Collective Exhibition”, in collaboration with thirteen Macau and international artists who hosted exhibitions at Taipa Village Art Space between 2016 and 2020. A diverse collection of artworks handpicked by the artists, the exhibition features paintings, illustrations, photography, movie posters, zines and more.
As a distinctive art showcase for Taipa Village Cultural Association’s past few years, this breakout exhibition brings together a unique combination of outdoor art installations and interior displays of selected works by thirteen individual and collaborative talents from Macau and across the world, creating a visual spectacle richly endowed with cultural heritage, interactivity and art appreciation. Going beyond a conventional indoor display, the experience takes art-lovers outdoors, enticing them to stroll among the heritage spots and historic lanes of Taipa Village as they explore the culture, the charm and the distinctive atmosphere of the district. Notable artists featured in the exhibition include graffiti pioneer P.I.B.G.; photographic artists Hugo Teixeira and Chan Hin Io; illustration and visual artists Fan Sai Hong, Ana Aragão, Un Chi Wai and Rui Rasquinho; renowned master painter Lio Man Cheong; mixed-media artists Tong Chong, Allen Wong, and Bonnie Leong & Kitty Leung; film director and producer Maxim Bessmertny; and indie publishing collective ZINECOOP HK.
When: February 3–March 31, 2021
Where: Taipa Village Art Space, 10 Rua Dos Clérigos, Taipa
How much: Free admission
For more information, call +853 2857 6116 or check their Facebook page
Take this chance to create your own bespoke watch, Swatch X You, and win a brand new timepiece! The Swiss watchmaker takes its customization concept Swatch X You to the next level by collaborating with six talented local artists! From graphic designers to graffiti artists, each of them created up to three unique canvases for Swatch that everyone can use as a design for their new watches.
To win our contest, follow our and Swatch’s Instagram pages–@macaulifestyle and @swatch_hk–before liking our post and share it to your IG Story. Tag one of your friends and you’re on the way to winning! There are no limits to the number of reposts and comments, the more messages, the higher the chance to win. A lucky winner will be invited to the pop-up store to experience and the chance to take home their own customized Swatch X You watch. This contest starts on February 7, 2021 and ends on February 22, 2021