New restaurant offering classic Chinese cuisine opens doors at La Promenade Mall

Clockwise from top left: Pipa Bean Curd With Crab Meat and Vegetable, Lobster baked with mozzarella, Cantonese-style Steamed Coral Grouper, Black Sesame Glutinous Balls, Hangzhou Braised Pork Belly, Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken, Braised Abalone and Goose Feet, and Stir-Fried Chinese Spinach with Trio Eggs are among the dishes served at Foo Man Ting restaurant.

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KUCHING, Nov 27: Foo Man Ting — a new classical Chinese cuisine restaurant offering a menu of premium dishes in a dining space inspired by traditional ink paintings — is welcoming diners at La Promenade Mall here.

The restaurant, which means ‘Court Full of Luck’ in Chinese, is led by head chef Yong Chee Kian in collaboration with the mall’s management, Hock Seng Lee (HSL).

Chef Yong Chee Kian.

Yong, 56, cultivated extensive culinary experience in Taiwan and Singapore.

The restaurant’s dining space is inspired by Chinese ink paintings.

Upon entering the restaurant, visitors will see amazing calligraphy paintings adorning the space. VIP rooms are also available at the restaurant.

Highlights from the menu include Buddha Jumps Over the Wall (Fo Tiao Qiang, known for its rich seafood taste, and is considered a banquet dish), Hangzhou Braised Pork Belly (slow cooked in a claypot, with a sauce of premium soy and rock sugar), Cantonese-style Steamed Coral Grouper and Peking Duck.

Other highlights include an amazing selection of roast meats, Sichuan Kung Pao Chicken, not forgetting humble delights like tofu dishes and handmade noodles.

Foo Man Ting also has a list of specially curated wines not found on retail shelves, from France, Australia, Argentina and New Zealand.

A consultant mixologist has created cocktails including a signature Strawberry Brandy Iced Tea, Korean Screwdriver and Whisky Highball. Other brands like Asahi, Macallan and Hennessy are available.

Today, the restaurant was graced by Kota Samarahan Municipal Council (MPKS) chairman Dato Peter Minos.

Accompanying him was HSL Realty Sdn Bhd director Yu Ji and La Promenade Mall’s Digital Marketing Manager Sophia Ong.

The restaurant located on Level Two of La Promenade Mall is open every day for lunch and dinner. For reservations, contact +6012 826 8535. For more info, search for @FooManTing on social media. — DayakDaily