25 Jan '12, 10am
Enticing gamblers and tourists with the best food
Genting Highlands, Malaysia, January 25, 2012 Getting away from the city and the sweltering heat to celebrate Chinese New Year does not mean that you would be deprived of authentic Chinese dishes. Genting Highlands is a perfect getaway as there are a host of restaurants offering Chinese delicacies this Dragon year. We made a trip up to the resort recently for lunch and stopped at Ming Ren Restaurant, which we were told was known for its lamb dishes. Its resident chef Chew Hock Chai treated us to five of his special dishes for this Chinese New Year including a popular favourite on the menu - the Young Xin Jiang Lamb Chunks Braised with Radish and Bean Paste sauce. The dish, served in a claypot, may not look appetising at first glance but don't be deceived by its looks. The mixed herb and peanut sauce was cooked perfectly with the slices of radish and lamb. "We have many lam...