Whether you are dining at the mall or having dinner at home by taking-out signature dishes from your favorite restaurants, Chinese NewYear is always a great time to celebrate at the SM Mall of Asia Complex.

Welcome the Year of the Ox with a sumptuous table filled with food that is not only delicious, but are said to bring a lot of prosperity, happiness, and auspiciousness.

Here is a guide to great food, and great luck from the SM Mall of Asia.

No Chinese New Year dinner would be complete without Fish, a symbol of an increase in prosperity. The scales of the fish and the abundance of roe signify wealth and fortune. It is also said that said that we can swim our way through different problems like fish through water, something we need during these challenging times.

Spicy Szechian Crispy chicken from Paradise Dynasty

Restaurants like Paradise Dynastyat S Maisonand Mann Hann at MOA’s Main Mall have delightful fish offerings on their menus, as well as pork and chicken, which are mainstays of a traditional Chinese New Year dinner.

Hong Kong Little Kitchen’s HK Roast duck, pure and authentic taste of juicy duck meat, roasted to perfection.

Duck is another lucky specialty, especially when served whole, signifying a better new year.  Mallgoers can enjoy the taste of authentic duck meat roasted to perfection at Hong Kong Little Kitchen at SM by the Bay.

Shrimp, on the other hand symbolize happiness and good fortune. Mei Lin Restaurant at the North Wing of the SM Mall of Asia is known for its Fried Spicy Shrimp.


Chinese Dumplings and Spring Rolls are both associated with wealth. Spring rolls are said to resemble gold bars. Dumplings, on the other hand, are supposed to look like the ingot, the gold and silver pieces used as money in ancient times, and represents being prosperous. Michelin star resto Tim Ho Wan has a delightful dim sum selection; while Mai Weng Fang’s popular pan fried soup dumpling will give one a taste of Northern Chinese cuisine with wheat flour ingredients. Both are located at MOA’s Main Mall.

Tim Ho Wan’s Tofu with Pork

Noodles meanhappiness and longevity for the Chinese, their length symbolizing the eater’s life. The longer the noodle, the longer your life will be. That is why it is important not to cut the noodles when you eat them.Masuki prides itself in its original mami made from fresh egg noodles in pork bones soup topped with chicken and roasted pork slices that truly warms the heart. It is located at the ground level of the North Park Building of the SM Mall of Asia.

For many, the Hot Pot, which symbolizes the coming together of family and friends, is the centerpiece of Spring Festival dinners. Tian Mansion’s flavorsome Chinese hot pot soup with fresh seafood is great to share with loved ones.Tian Mansion is located at the ground floor of the South Wing of the Entertainment Mall.

BijinNabeTsukada’sbijinnabecollagen soup, on the other hand, is a “beauty hotpot” that helps in rebuilding dead cells to recreate a youthful, healthy glow. The collagen-rich blend of the bijinnabe helps in replenishing the body’s natural supply, is good for bone health and superb for a wrinkle-free skin!BijinNabeTsukada is located at the second level of S Maison.

While welcoming the year of the Ox, SM Mall of Asia has also prepared exciting activities with exciting prizes. Join the Lucky Red Sale and enjoy discounts in all RED merchandise!

Dine in at the Lucky Dining Spot designated dining area, scan the QR code and read your astrological forecast.

Visit the Luck and Love Fairand satisfy your food cravings, or shop for great finds to enhance your luck at the bazaar until Feb 15. Luck and Love Fair is located at the Central Atrium of SM Mall of Asia.

Savor your Chinese favorites at the Lucky Feasts with your family and enjoy fortune treats and group dining deals until Feb 12.For a minimum 1,000 spend on dining, play the Lucky Spin for a chance to win Shopping Money!

For a minimum purchase of P1,000 at the Lucky Delivery &PickUp, lucky customer gets and AngPao with a surprise treat until Feb 12.


Celebrate Year of the Ox at the SM Mall of Asia!