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The Best Feasts and Treats for Your Lunar New Year Celebrations

The Best Feasts and Treats for Your Lunar New Year Celebrations

The Best Feasts and Treats for Your Lunar New Year Celebrations

Whether you thrill at the thought of marathon cooking or prefer to welcome the Year of the Rabbit with stellar takeout, you'll want to reserve some of the city's best feasts and treats for this year's Lunar New Year celebrations. Order a banquet, or a few snacks, and enjoy supping on auspicious dishes filled with nostalgic flavours.

Beginning this year on January 22nd, the Lunar New Year is a festive time celebrated by billions of people worldwide. A time to honour family and tradition, it's also a time to come together over bountiful plates and platters of food. With symbolic dishes meant to confer everything from wealth to long life, it's no wonder that the Year of the Rabbit will be ushered in with ample opportunities to sample a wealth of dishes.

A year said to bring longevity, peace and prosperity, this new lunar year is one you'll want to welcome warmly. Indulge in the city's best feasts and treats for your Lunar New Year celebrations and add sweet and savoury joy to every moment of fun.

270 West Beaver Creek Rd

Yu Seafood

Yu Seafood

With a selection of exquisite dishes, Yu Seafood's Dim Sum Brunch is a superb way to welcome the new year. The menu features an array of dumplings, savoury cakes, noodle rolls, and more, each made from traditional recipes, and meticulously crafted by a team of master chefs. If you want to usher in the Year of the Rabbit with opulence and prosperity, look no further.

87 Thornmount Dr Unit 17

Wai Tack Kee

Wai Tack Kee

Featuring assorted symbolic snacks, Wai Tack Kee's 5-Mix Lunar New Year box is a cornucopia of noshes imbued with meaning. Enjoy walnuts, for intelligence, tofu crisps, for wealth, crispy taro, for happiness, and more, knowing that each bite bodes well for the year ahead.

325 Bay St.

St. Regis Toronto

St. Regis Toronto

Head to the Astor Lounge at St. Regis Toronto for a Lunar New Year take on the locale's Afternoon Tea Ritual. Available on January weekends, each tea includes an elegant selection of savoury and sweet morsels infused with Asian flavours, tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants and a glass of bubbly. Surround yourself with family and friends, and raise a glass to the months ahead.

New Horizon Centre

T&T

T&T

Pick up classic Lunar New Year dishes while you stock up on supplies at T&T. Available for a limited time, the Lunar New Year menu includes tempting combos, as well as individual dishes you can mix and match to create your ideal feast. Available for pickup or delivery, each dish can be ordered by phone, in store or online.

362 King St E

Steven Tran Chocolates

Steven Tran Chocolates

In the shape of one of the season's most popular, and auspicious, symbols, Steven Tran's LNY Mandarin Orange is a glossy confection you'll want to gift to everyone in your inner circle. Meant to bring luck and fortune for the Year of the Rabbit, each orange orb is flecked with real gold and contains a crunchy filling of walnut praline, salted caramel, and whole walnut pieces. Pre-order for pickup on January 22nd.

653 Dupont St

Stubbe Chocolates

Stubbe Chocolates

Meticulous, delicious and auspicious, Stubbe Chocolates' Lunar New Year Chocolate Selection combines seasonal flavours with eye-catching designs. Also available, are gourmet bon bons, hand-painted milk or dark chocolate rabbits and a chocolate sponge cake with orange-chocolate ganache sure to stop guests in their tracks.

188 University Ave

Shangri-La Lobby Lounge and Bar

Shangri-La Lobby Lounge and Bar

Toast to new beginnings over tea and treats at Shangri-La Toronto. There, you'll linger over bites of exquisite dim sum, indulge in scones with mandarin orange compote, marvel at the team's signature Tromp L'Oeil Fruit Desserts, and feel as relaxed, pampered and as prepped to welcome the Year of the Rabbit as humanly possible.

717 Queen St W

Nugateau Patisserie

Nugateau Patisserie

Experts at spinning classic flavours into sophisticated sweets, the team at Nugateau has dreamed up a Lunar New Year eclair collection that's as artistic and gorgeous as it is delectable. With six singular offerings, in flavours including red bean, sesame, and mandarin orange, each box brims with the type of wow factor the Year of the Rabbit deserves.

1099 Yonge St

Nadege

Nadege

Nadège's Lunar New Year menu includes a host of tasty treats; from praline sesame milk chocolate rabbit biscuits and a dark chocolate dragon sculpture to a Year of the Rabbit cake you need for the centre of your table. Featuring matcha tea, chocolate and hazelnut flavours, each indulgent bite is sure to lift your spirits as you welcome the new year.

346 A Bloor St W

LA LA Bakeshop

LA LA Bakeshop

Look to La La Bakeshop for an array of beautiful, tasty desserts tailor-made for your Lunar New Year celebrations. Available in Durian Supreme or Pandan Sticky Rice flavours, each Lunar New Year cake is an elegant finish to your feast. Also available, are assorted feline-themed treats to honour the fact that, in Vietnam, this new year is the Year of the Cat.

3401 Dufferin St

Laduree

Laduree

Packaged in eye-catching red and gold gift boxes, Ladurée's Year of the Rabbit macarons are the gift you'll want to dole out to all of your peeps. Available at all locations, boxes are filled with eight macarons of your choice, each of which can be customized with an elegant rabbit design or gold leaf detailing. Because, when it comes to Lunar New Year, there's no such thing as too much gold.

195 Dundas St W

Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant

Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant

Hong Shing's 6-course Lunar New Year meal feeds two people, exceptionally well. Available for pre-order pickup from January 19th to 22nd, each order includes traditional dishes given the Hong Shing spin. Enjoy lobster dumplings with beluga caviar, prosperity lo hay toss, wealthy fried rice and cream puffs made with White Rabbit — the cult classic confection — that will have you singing the new year's praises before it even begins.

50 Bloor St W

Holts Café Bloor Street

Holts Café Bloor Street

Available until January 29th, Holts Café's Lunar New Year Afternoon Tea is a sweet and savoury journey you won't want to miss. Reserve at either Toronto location — Yorkdale or Bloor Street — and delight in a menu of handheld treats perfectly suited to the occasion. With crystal shrimp dumplings, peking duck wontons, matcha scones, mango tartlets, and more, every mouthful promises to be delicious.

100 City Centre Dr

Fuwa Fuwa - Square One

Fuwa Fuwa - Square One

For a sweet addition to your Lunar New Year celebrations, head to any of Fuwa Fuwa Pancakes' seven GTA locations for a taste of the company's newest dish. Sunny and citrusy, Orange Pancakes take Fuwa's delicate, fluffy signature product and brighten them with orange cream, orange syrup, fresh orange, banana and toasted almonds.

3380 Midland Ave #11

Daan Go Cake Lab

Daan Go Cake Lab

Each Lunar New Year goodie crafted by the team at Daan Go Cake Lab is as colourful, creative and celebratory as your new year party deserves. From individual longevity noodle cakes, made with coffee jelly and chocolate mousse, to a smash Lunar Luckee Cat, a raspberry chocolate Celebration Pig, and the orange-scented Lucky Citrus cake, every option will stun your guests as it sates each sweet tooth in the room.

824 St Clair Ave W

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat de Kat's first ever Lunar New Year collection flaunts the type of flawless look and bold flavours synonymous with everything the team makes. Available for pre-order, each box includes six new flavours inspired by the season. Want to sample bon bons flavoured like White Rabbit candy, coconut vanilla bean, and pineapple cake? Act fast, before these limited-edition flavours disappear.

1042 Queen St E

Avling

Avling

Avling has plenty of events taking place to help you cheerfully leap into the Year of the Rabbit. Join chef Eva Chin on January 28th for a Lunar New Year Dinner featuring flavours from Chin's childhood presented in sustainable, seasonal ways. Festivities also include a Hokkaido brunch and dinner on January 22nd, and a Queer Beer night on January 31st.

1543 Dupont St

ALMA+GIL

ALMA+GIL

Alma y Gil has a host of options for every Lunar New Year celebration. With special sets available for pickup and delivery January 20-21 and January 27-28, you can enjoy a celebration feast — featuring lo hei salad, sweet and sour pork, shrimp lotus leaf rice, and more — or a sweet and savoury dim sum feast.

The Best Feasts and Treats for Your Lunar New Year Celebrations

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The Best Feasts and Treats for Your Lunar New Year Celebrations

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Whether you thrill at the thought of marathon cooking or prefer to welcome the Year of the Rabbit with stellar takeout, you'll want to reserve some of the city's best feasts and treats for this year's Lunar New Year celebrations. Order a banquet, or a few snacks, and enjoy supping on auspicious dishes filled with nostalgic flavours.

Beginning this year on January 22nd, the Lunar New Year is a festive time celebrated by billions of people worldwide. A time to honour family and tradition, it's also a time to come together over bountiful plates and platters of food. With symbolic dishes meant to confer everything from wealth to long life, it's no wonder that the Year of the Rabbit will be ushered in with ample opportunities to sample a wealth of dishes.

A year said to bring longevity, peace and prosperity, this new lunar year is one you'll want to welcome warmly. Indulge in the city's best feasts and treats for your Lunar New Year celebrations and add sweet and savoury joy to every moment of fun.

270 West Beaver Creek Rd

Yu Seafood

Yu Seafood

With a selection of exquisite dishes, Yu Seafood's Dim Sum Brunch is a superb way to welcome the new year. The menu features an array of dumplings, savoury cakes, noodle rolls, and more, each made from traditional recipes, and meticulously crafted by a team of master chefs. If you want to usher in the Year of the Rabbit with opulence and prosperity, look no further.

325 Bay St.

St. Regis Toronto

St. Regis Toronto

Head to the Astor Lounge at St. Regis Toronto for a Lunar New Year take on the locale's Afternoon Tea Ritual. Available on January weekends, each tea includes an elegant selection of savoury and sweet morsels infused with Asian flavours, tea from Sloane Fine Tea Merchants and a glass of bubbly. Surround yourself with family and friends, and raise a glass to the months ahead.

New Horizon Centre

T&T

T&T

Pick up classic Lunar New Year dishes while you stock up on supplies at T&T. Available for a limited time, the Lunar New Year menu includes tempting combos, as well as individual dishes you can mix and match to create your ideal feast. Available for pickup or delivery, each dish can be ordered by phone, in store or online.

362 King St E

Steven Tran Chocolates

Steven Tran Chocolates

In the shape of one of the season's most popular, and auspicious, symbols, Steven Tran's LNY Mandarin Orange is a glossy confection you'll want to gift to everyone in your inner circle. Meant to bring luck and fortune for the Year of the Rabbit, each orange orb is flecked with real gold and contains a crunchy filling of walnut praline, salted caramel, and whole walnut pieces. Pre-order for pickup on January 22nd.

717 Queen St W

Nugateau Patisserie

Nugateau Patisserie

Experts at spinning classic flavours into sophisticated sweets, the team at Nugateau has dreamed up a Lunar New Year eclair collection that's as artistic and gorgeous as it is delectable. With six singular offerings, in flavours including red bean, sesame, and mandarin orange, each box brims with the type of wow factor the Year of the Rabbit deserves.

1099 Yonge St

Nadege

Nadege

Nadège's Lunar New Year menu includes a host of tasty treats; from praline sesame milk chocolate rabbit biscuits and a dark chocolate dragon sculpture to a Year of the Rabbit cake you need for the centre of your table. Featuring matcha tea, chocolate and hazelnut flavours, each indulgent bite is sure to lift your spirits as you welcome the new year.

346 A Bloor St W

LA LA Bakeshop

LA LA Bakeshop

Look to La La Bakeshop for an array of beautiful, tasty desserts tailor-made for your Lunar New Year celebrations. Available in Durian Supreme or Pandan Sticky Rice flavours, each Lunar New Year cake is an elegant finish to your feast. Also available, are assorted feline-themed treats to honour the fact that, in Vietnam, this new year is the Year of the Cat.

3401 Dufferin St

Laduree

Laduree

Packaged in eye-catching red and gold gift boxes, Ladurée's Year of the Rabbit macarons are the gift you'll want to dole out to all of your peeps. Available at all locations, boxes are filled with eight macarons of your choice, each of which can be customized with an elegant rabbit design or gold leaf detailing. Because, when it comes to Lunar New Year, there's no such thing as too much gold.

195 Dundas St W

Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant

Hong Shing Chinese Restaurant

Hong Shing's 6-course Lunar New Year meal feeds two people, exceptionally well. Available for pre-order pickup from January 19th to 22nd, each order includes traditional dishes given the Hong Shing spin. Enjoy lobster dumplings with beluga caviar, prosperity lo hay toss, wealthy fried rice and cream puffs made with White Rabbit — the cult classic confection — that will have you singing the new year's praises before it even begins.

50 Bloor St W

Holts Café Bloor Street

Holts Café Bloor Street

Available until January 29th, Holts Café's Lunar New Year Afternoon Tea is a sweet and savoury journey you won't want to miss. Reserve at either Toronto location — Yorkdale or Bloor Street — and delight in a menu of handheld treats perfectly suited to the occasion. With crystal shrimp dumplings, peking duck wontons, matcha scones, mango tartlets, and more, every mouthful promises to be delicious.

3380 Midland Ave #11

Daan Go Cake Lab

Daan Go Cake Lab

Each Lunar New Year goodie crafted by the team at Daan Go Cake Lab is as colourful, creative and celebratory as your new year party deserves. From individual longevity noodle cakes, made with coffee jelly and chocolate mousse, to a smash Lunar Luckee Cat, a raspberry chocolate Celebration Pig, and the orange-scented Lucky Citrus cake, every option will stun your guests as it sates each sweet tooth in the room.

824 St Clair Ave W

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat De Kat

Chocolat de Kat's first ever Lunar New Year collection flaunts the type of flawless look and bold flavours synonymous with everything the team makes. Available for pre-order, each box includes six new flavours inspired by the season. Want to sample bon bons flavoured like White Rabbit candy, coconut vanilla bean, and pineapple cake? Act fast, before these limited-edition flavours disappear.

1042 Queen St E

Avling

Avling

Avling has plenty of events taking place to help you cheerfully leap into the Year of the Rabbit. Join chef Eva Chin on January 28th for a Lunar New Year Dinner featuring flavours from Chin's childhood presented in sustainable, seasonal ways. Festivities also include a Hokkaido brunch and dinner on January 22nd, and a Queer Beer night on January 31st.

1543 Dupont St

ALMA+GIL

ALMA+GIL

Alma y Gil has a host of options for every Lunar New Year celebration. With special sets available for pickup and delivery January 20-21 and January 27-28, you can enjoy a celebration feast — featuring lo hei salad, sweet and sour pork, shrimp lotus leaf rice, and more — or a sweet and savoury dim sum feast.