Entering Si Chuan Dou Hua in Singapore is like embarking on an extraordinary journey into the heart of Sichuan cuisine. Since its inception in 1996, the restaurant has been a pioneer in introducing authentic Sichuan culinary traditions, captivating the palates of food enthusiasts with its bold flavours and innovative dishes.
Si Chuan Dou Hua in Singapore
The story of the brand began over two decades ago, marking the introduction of a unique culinary culture to Singapore’s diverse food landscape. With locations in PARKROYAL on Beach Road and UOB Plaza 1, Si Chuan Dou Hua is a testament to the time-honoured traditions of Sichuan cooking.
Signature Dishes and Unique Offerings
The “Chong Qing” Diced Chicken and Minced Meat Dumpling in Sour and Spicy Stock are highlights of a menu that speaks volumes of Sichuan’s culinary heritage. These dishes, crafted with fresh local produce and authentic Sichuan ingredients, offer a palate experience that is both invigorating and satisfying.
Si Chuan Dou Hua has played a significant role in introducing and popularising Sichuan cuisine, becoming a cultural landmark for those seeking an authentic Sichuan dining experience in Singapore.
Lunar New Year Celebrations at Si Chuan Dou Hua
Lunar New Year at the restaurant is a spectacle of taste and tradition. The restaurant transforms into a festive haven, offering special menus that blend the rich heritage of Sichuan cuisine with a touch of contemporary flair.
Exclusive Lunar New Year Menus
From January 8th to February 24th, 2024, Si Chuan Dou Hua invites diners to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with an array of specially curated set menus. The Prosperity Fugu and Salmon Roe Yusheng, a standout dish, epitomises the festive mood, symbolising good fortune and prosperity.
View the Chinese New Year Menus here.
Culinary Delights: Highlighting Special Dishes
The menu features masterpieces like the Lobster and Meatball in Spicy Bean Paste and the Waxed Meat Rice with Foie Gras and Salted Egg, each a celebration of flavour and craftsmanship designed to leave a lasting impression on the diner.
Our Visit to UOB Plaza’s Si Chuan Dou Hua for the Royal Imperial High Tea
Our visit to Si Chuan Dou Hua at UOB Plaza was a journey into the heart of Sichuan cuisine, reimagined for the Lunar New Year. The High Tea Set, priced at $60++ per pax, offered a diverse range of dishes, each meticulously prepared and presented. Available til end February 2024.
What We Tried
The Prosperity Smoked Salmon Yusheng was a refreshing take on the traditional Yusheng. At the same time, the Steamed Crystal Crabmeat Dumpling and Steamed Trio Colour Abalone Dumpling were visual and gastronomic delights. The Crispy-fried Minced Meat dumplings in Hulu Shape and Swan Thousand Layered Pastry with Dried Scallops were artistic masterpieces. The Waxed Meat Rice wrapped in Lotus Leaf, Steamed Golden Ingot Pandan, and Coconut Chinese Nian Gao symbolise prosperity and good fortune. The meal concluded with the Homemade Bean Curd with Peach Resin, Osmanthus, and Wolfberries.
The High Tea Set was not just a meal; it was an experience of balanced flavours and culinary artistry. The individual plate of Yu Sheng and the homemade bean curd were particular highlights, showcasing Si Chuan Dou Hua’s commitment to quality and innovation. Find out more about the high tea menu here.
Rounding Up the Chinese New Year Offerings
The Chinese New Year period at Si Chuan Dou Hua reflects the richness of Sichuan cuisine while embracing the festive spirit. The restaurant’s commitment to quality and culinary excellence ensures a unique and enjoyable experience for all who celebrate the Lunar New Year here.
Si Chuan Dou Hua in Singapore stands as a beacon of Sichuan culinary excellence. Its Lunar New Year celebrations are a vibrant testament to its commitment to tradition and innovation, offering an experience that goes beyond dining. As the restaurant continues to evolve, it remains a cherished destination for those seeking an authentic Sichuan dining experience in Singapore.
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This post was written after attending a media tasting/event. All opinions in this post are my own and not influenced by external parties. Details in this post are from a press release for informational purposes only and are accurate at the time of posting.