Specially crafted by masterchefs at Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, expect to indulge in pure gastronomic bliss with classic a la carte highlights such as the Wok-Fried Rice with Hairy Crab Meat ($24++ per portion) and Steamed Hairy Crab Xiao Long Bao ($4.50++ each), as well as modern innovative takes like Baked Hairy Crab with Cheese ($22++ each). More value-for-money, would be their six and seven-course Special Hairy Crab Menus, priced at $98++ per person and $108++ per person (min. two guests) respectively. Where: Wan Hao Chinese Restaurant, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel When: 1 Oct to 31 Nov For reservations: Call 6831 4605 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This Autumn, award-winning Chef Chung Yiu Ming of Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant has carefully handpicked rare air-flown hairy crabs, featured in new dishes such as Pan-fried Lobster with Hairy Crabmeat and Crab Roe ($44 per person) and Braised Bird’s Nest wrapped in Egg with Hairy Crabmeat and Crab Roe ($88 per person). To best enjoy the natural flavours of this crustacean, order the Traditionally Steamed Hairy Crab ($60 per piece). Where: Li Bai Cantonese Restaurant, Sheraton Towers Singapore When: 10 Oct to 30 Nov For reservations: Call 6839 5623 or email email@example.com
Master Chef Leong Chee Yeng of Jade Restaurant presents the divine crustacean in palate pleasing dishes that are available in a specially curated daily dinner set menu ($238++ per person). Amongst the six courses, expect well-executed creations like Crispy Soft Shell Crab with Thai Chilli Dressing with a Black Sesame Puree with Custard Flavoured Glutinous Dumpling for dessert. Other a la carte must-haves include the succulent Steamed Hairy Crab served with Sweet Ginger Tea ($68 each). Where: Jade Restaurant, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore When: 1 to 31 Oct For reservations: Call 6877 8188 or make an instant reservation at www.fullertonhotel.com
Making an entrance over at Yan Ting this season, are dishes like Chicken Wings stuffed with Crab Meat ($28 per person) and Steamed Amoy Vermicelli with Crab Meat in Chinese Wine and Egg White ($24 per person). And to celebrate the return of this delectable seasonal delicacy, two exclusive 8-course menus ($148++ and $180++) starring a trio of appetisers, broth, steamed hairy crab and two desserts amongst other chefs’ creations, will be available for a minimum of 2 pax. Where: Yan Ting, St Regis Singapore When: Now till 15 Dec For reservations: Call 6506 6887, emil firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.yantingrestaurant.com/hairycrab.
Crystal Jade’s hairy crab promotion returns with perennial favourites like Chilled Hairy Crab with Chinese Wine ($45) in tow, along with Steamed Hairy Crab Xiao Long Bao ($6 per piece), each filled with an umami-rich crab stock. For those hankering for more, go for the 7-course set menu ($118 per person), which includes every specialty from the hairy crab a la carte menu on top of braised abalone and a glutinous rice dumpling in ginger soup. Where: Crystal Jade Palace, Crystal Jade Golden Palace and Crystal Jade DINING IN When: 12 Oct to 30 Nov For reservations: Please call the respective outlets See also: Lobster and Crab Dishes Under $20 Eat-All-You-Can Buffets in Singapore
Written by Peh Yi Wen Updated on 16 Oct 2015