CAN’T DECIDE? LET YOUR ZODIAC GUIDE YOUR TASTE BUDS
The Chinese animal Zodiac is a repeating cycle of 12 years, with each year being represented by an animal and its attributes. The 12 animals are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog & Pig.
Not sure what your Chinese Zodiac is?:
Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960, 1948
Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961, 1949
Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962, 1950
Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951
Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964, 1952
Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965, 1953
Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966, 1954
Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967, 1955
Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968, 1956
Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969, 1957
Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970, 1958
Pig: 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971, 1959, 1947
As chi, otherwise known as life energy is present in all things, it also exists within the food that you select to eat. Selecting the right foods will prepare yourself into the perfect energy and mood, according to your zodiac sign.
Find delicious tastes from The Galeries that will satisfy your chi & promote happiness for every Chinese zodiac, as endorsed by @jadebuyslemons.
Here they are:
Rat - Yayoi
The Rat is a connoisseur, a lover of trendy & photogenic cuisines, and very alert when there are new dishes on the radar. To satisfy a Rats craving, Yayoi is the place to go! With an extensive array of dining options, Yayoi can satisfy the Rat's love of Instagrammable dishes such as the Wagyu Sukiyaki Teishoku set, finished off with a beautiful & sweet Matcha Anmitsu dessert.
Ox - Ichiban Boshi
The Ox, on the other hand, is a sturdy, steady and hardworking animal. People born in the Year of the Ox appreciate consistent, hearty meals for their day. A dependable, satisfying bowl of Tokyo Ramen from Ichiban Boshi will provide the sustenance for their day, all the while being a very tasty lunch or dinner too!
Tiger - Hotto Motto
The Tiger is independent, particular & a big meat lover. With the Tiger having such a big love of meat, while also being a picky eater, Hotto Motto is the perfect place to satiate a Tiger. With different sets such as the Pork Katsu-toji, to Grilled Mackerel & Chicken Karaage Bentos available, the active Tiger will not be disappointed with the protein options available.
Rabbit - Chat Thai
Rabbits love being creative with their meals, while enjoying a balance of stir fried veggies and exciting salads in their food. Chat Thai is the perfect place to excite and intrigue a Rabbit's tastebuds by bringing out bold flavours with dishes such as their Grapao Crispy Pork Belly (Cripsy pork belly, with fresh chilli and holy basil with fried egg) or Som Dtum Thai-Bpu (green papaya salad with an addition of pickled crab). Fresh and tangy flavours galore, yum!
Dragon - Lotus Dining + T Totaler
Similar to the Rat, the Dragon loves food that's fresh on the scene. Also loving to live large and hold large banquets, Lotus The Galeries is the perfect place to dine a Dragon! With the Banquet menus including dishes such as Pacific oysters with Lemon Aspen, Cranberry Sorbet, and Steamed Jade Prawn Dumplings, the Dragon will be rolling out of Lotus extremely satisfied with their stomachs and ticking fine food off their bucket list. To cool down a fiery Dragon, grab a refreshing Golden Rose Cold Brew from T Totaler, exciting and refined flavours in one drink!
Snake - The Grounds of The City
People born in the Year of the Snake, focus on the mantra of quality over quantity. Being drawn to finer ingredients & unique experiences, The Grounds of the City is a great place to host a Snake. With finer ingredients in their dishes such as The Grounds' Chirashi Style Salad (brown rice, edamame, cos, avocado, broccoli, sugar snaps, ponzu and sesame with poached chicken, tuna tartare or seared beef) and the sensory experience of a Coffee tasting Board will both excite and satisfy a usually non-chalant & cool Snake.
Horse - SumoSalad Green Label + NUTorious
The Horse is a strong character, loving an active life and being drawn towards full grains, with a good balance of nuts and vegetables. People born in the Year of the Horse should look into dishes such as The Green Goddess Grain Bowl (Grilled free range chicken, baby spinach, avocado, broccoli, Lebanese cucumbers, fresh mint & pepita seeds on a bed of steamed brown rice, red & white quinoa & topped with a Asian Sesame dressing) from SumoSalad to fuel and energise active Horses. A good snack of Oven Roasted Macadamias and Tamari Almonds from NUTorious can keep Horses running throughout their busy days.
Sheep - Fishbowl + Gong Cha
The Sheep enjoys selecting fresh fancy fruits and veggies, which will satisfy both their stomachs and aesthetic photo-op expectations. Fishbowl is the place to find your perfect balance of fresh poke bowls with the best ingredients including seaweed salad, coriander, carrot, green chilli, shallots, pink radish, cucumber & edamame. Following your poke bowl meal, grab a fruity Grapefruit Green Tea from Gong Cha to cleanse & sweeten your day.
Monkey - Top Juice
Fruity Monkey! The restless Monkey tends to eat rather erratically, loving their sweets and snacks. To beat this bad habit, grab some fruit instead! Monkey's love to sweeten their days, and a Top Juice fruit salad will energise a Monkey the best way. With options such as their Acai Bowl topped with seasonal fruits, and their Cool Breeze Frappe with Fresh Coconut Water, Banana, and Blueberry, the crazy candy-eating Monkey tendencies will change to a fresh fruits frenzy!
Rooster - Sushi Hotaru
The Rooster is a fussy eater. When being choosy, Sushi Hotaru the sushi train restaurant is a great place to eat with a Rooster! Choose your own sushi and everyone is happy! With a wide selection ranging from Salmon, Kingfish, Scampi, Eel, Spicy Tuna, Tuna Tataki or Crab with Wasabi Mayo, Roosters can try out new tastes with friends while still having a choice in what they prefer to eat.
Dog - Jimmy's Recipe
Dogs love their meat, in a reliable and hearty fashion. The perfect way to dine a person in fron the Year of the Dog? Take them to Jimmy's Recipe, with all the meats cooked in the tastiest ways that even local Malaysians are flocking back for more. Take your pick from Beef Rendang, Hainanese Chicken, Prawn Laksa or Chicken Curry - both you and your Dog eating companion will walk out of Jimmy's rubbing very happy tummies!
Pig - Grill'd
A person born in the year of the Pig loves to feast, especially on comfort food! What is a better comfort food than a juicy burger from Grill'd! Pigs love the idea of completing a wholesome meal, so add on a Clean & Green Salad, or some Sweet Potato and Zucchini Chips on the side. Pigs also enjoy their booze, and Grill'd can cater to your drinks needs with a bar in restaurant too!
Harness in your lucky chi from what you eat with our restaurants at The Galeries today! Just remember, your luck is what you eat too!
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