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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – 10 January 2018 – Li Yen, the award-winning Cantonese restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur has specially designed Lunar New Year feasts to welcome the Year of the Dog. Executive Chinese Chef Leung Kwai Hong has put on a fine display of culinary artistry in his creation of the exclusive set menus, alongside a seasonal selection of delicate Dim Sum ideal for gatherings with family and loved ones.

An exquisite selection of menus with traditional delicacies and signature dishes are available for lunch and dinner, showcasing the best of Cantonese fine dining. Prosperity Yee Sang with an option to include salmon, tuna or abalone adds a ritzy twist to the traditional festive toss.

Guests can select from three menus curated specially for lunch which feature dishes such as the  Deep-Fried Chinese Waxed Meat Roll and Steamed Oyster with Sea Moss from the Dim Sum selection as well as Double-Boiled Chicken Soup with Abalone and Mushroom, Chicken Simmered in Bouillon, Roasted Duck, Deep-Fried Glutinous Rice with Yam and Stir-Fried Prawns with Haw Sauce.

The delectable culinary offerings showcased in the dinner menus include Braised Soup with Shredded Superior Fish Maw, Bird’s Nest and Minced Chicken, Double-Boiled Abalone Soup with Chicken, Sea Cucumber and Dried Scallop, Steamed Dragon Tiger Grouper with Cordyceps Flower, Deep-Fried Prawns with Salt and Pepper, Braised Pork Knuckle with Dried Oysters and Sea Moss and Barbecued Crispy Suckling Pig. Conclude the meal on a sweet note with a delectable selection of desserts such as the Fried ‘Nian Gao’ with Deep-Fried Sesame Balls, Double-Boiled Red Bean Cream with Glutinous Rice Balls and Double-Boiled Glutinous Rice Balls in Almond Cream.

A traditional favourite on the menu this festive season is the Steamed Clay Pot Rice with Chinese Waxed Meat. Made with Chinese sausages specially flown in from Hong Kong, this dish requires up to 45 minutes to prepare for the flavours of the vegetables, Chinese herbs and meat to infuse into the rice leaving a distinct and rich flavour.

Available from 15 February until 18 February 2018, the lunch set menus are priced from MYR 1,388 nett per table of 10 persons. The dinner set menus are priced from MYR 1,888 nett per table of 10 persons. Should guests wish to enjoy the Lunar New Year specialities before 15 February, they are available with advance notice.

15 February, Thursday

Lunch: 12.00pm – 2.30pm

Dinner: 6.00pm – 10.30pm

16 – 18 February, Friday to Sunday

Lunch: 10.30am – 2.30pm

Dinner: 6.30pm – 10.30pm

For reservations and enquiries on the Lunar New Year dining experiences, kindly call Li Yen at    +60 3 2782 9122 or send an email to

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.

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