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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia –May 15, 2017 – Zong Zi, or glutinous rice dumpling, is a traditional Chinese favourite most commonly made and savoured during the much-celebrated Dragon Boat Festival. Following a centuries-old recipe, these parcels of indulgent and hearty glutinous rice are filled with a variety of ingredients, wrapped in bamboo and lotus leaves and steamed till fragrant and succulent.

In the month of May, Master Chef Leung Kwai Hong and his team are crafting three signature dumplings for the upcoming Festival. The savoury Duck and Chestnut Glutinous Rice Dumpling is an exquisite creation that includes duck meat, salted egg yolk, chestnut and dried scallops. Sweet offerings served are in the form of Lotus Paste and Red Bean Paste Glutinous Rice Dumpling, a favourite amongst the sweet-toothed.

Available from May 17 to 30, the Duck and Chestnut Dumpling is priced at MYR 43 nett each and MYR 16 nett each for the Lotus Paste and Red Bean Paste Dumpling. These dumplings are available for dine-in and take-away.

Li Yen is located on Level Two of The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur. Lunch is served from 12.00pm to 2.30pm from Monday to Saturday and 10.30am to 2.30pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.  Dinner is available from 6.30pm to 10.30pm daily. For more information, please call Li Yen at   +60 3 2782 9033 or email