This Lunar New Year, Singapore’s leading food delivery service has looked to the stars and teamed up with Peach Garden Chinese Restaurant to create the luckiest dish of all: Baked Salmon with Chef’s Special Honey Sauce accompanied with Stir-fried Broccoli and Minced Garlic (S$38+). The best part – all 12 Chinese Zodiac signs can enjoy this culinary delight and usher in some foodie good fortune in the Year of the Pig.
To create this lucky dish, Peach Garden and Deliveroo consulted renowned Feng Shui master DavidTong, Founder and Principal Consultant of Chinese Metaphysics Global (CMG) Consulting. According to Tong, ingredients like broccoli, garlic and salmon are ingredients all Zodiacs should eat more to stay healthy and in good shape this year! Paired with the chef’s special honey sauce, this makes for a perfect dish to kick off the year in the most prosperous way possible.
Tong’s advice applies to all 12 Chinese Zodiac signs so whether you’re an Ox, Monkey, Rooster or Dragon, it is time to order in, enjoy and trot into the new year! Ready to bring your diet into astrological alignment? From 18 January to 19 February 2019, Deliveroo diners will be able to get their hands on the exclusive dish, available at Peach Garden’s Hotel Miramar, Chinatown Point and The Metropolis outlets.
Of course, Chinese New Year isn’t complete without a feast. Along with the ultimate lucky dish, complete your meal with other exquisite dishes from Peach Garden’s festive menu, including its Salmon Yu Sheng (S$83.46 for a small portion, and S$115.56 for large), Homemade Radish Cake
(S$22.26), Stewed Pig’s Trotter Rice Vermicelli (S$83.46) and Water Chestnut Pudding (S$21.19).
Deliveroo’s Foodie Good Fortune for 2019: Year of the Pig
In collaboration with David Tong, Founder and Principal Consultant of Chinese Metaphysics Global (CMG) Consulting
Wealth: Rats will experience weak wealth luck though there will be opportunities worth capitalising on if you pay close attention.
Career: 2019 could be a breakthrough year so this is the time to charge on with the big plans you have in mind.
Relationships: Rats who are attached or married should beware of third party intrusions.
Health: Be mindful of blood-related conditions, such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Rats should consume foods that are good for the blood and increase the red blood cell count such as red meat, (beef), organ meat (kidney and liver), dark leafy green vegetables (spinach and kale), beans and egg yolks.
A patty melt from Park Bench Deli or Kway Chap from Jalan Besar Kway Chap.
Wealth: Oxen will experience a leakage of wealth due to excessive and unnecessary spending. Time to cut back on those shopping sprees!
Career: Expect minor obstacles throughout the year but stay hopeful as things will take a turn for the better in the last quarter.
Relationships: 2019 may be a challenging year for oxen in relationships. Small arguments could escalate quickly, so keep calm and stay rational at all times!
Health: Oxen in their later years may fall sick easily, so do be mindful to pay extra care to health and seek medical attention immediately if feeling poorly.
Ox should consume foods that improve their overall health, such as shellfish (crabs, oyster & scallop) which contain vitamin B12, iron, magnesium and potassium beneficial to brain functions.Leafy vegetables, cold water fishes (salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines) with high omega 3 acids are also recommended for the heart and brain, while asparagus, which contains lycopene and vitamin A, is excellent for boosting the immune system and eye health.
Chinese Spinach, BBQ Whole Mackerel from New Ubin Seafood or Assorted Sashimi from Sushi Tei.
Wealth: 2019 is looking bright for long-term investments in areas like real estate.
Career: Expect greater recognition and opportunities for promotions and pay raises! On the flipside, be mindful of what you say, as speaking rashly could lead to lawsuits.
Relationships: Single tigers looking for love should engage in more social activities to increase your chances of meeting your soulmate.
Health: While Tigers will be in the pink of health this year, heavy workload and late nights could cause a fair amount of mental stress.
Tigers should consume foods for combating stress such as turkey, salmon, blueberries, oatmeal, avocado, chia seeds and leafy green vegetables. These foods are also effective for weight management, particularly as stress and weight gain are intertwined.
Classic Acai Bowl from HAAKON Superfoods and Juices or a Morning Mix Breakfast Bowl from Shake Farm.
Wealth: Rabbits will enjoy significant wealth luck this year with pay raises and bigger bonuses, as well as returns from previous investments.
Career: Great news — 2019 will bring about good bosses and colleagues!
Relationships: Single rabbits will experience good romance luck with high chances of finding a partner. This would also be a great year for rabbits to get married or try for a baby.
Health: Be mindful of liver-related issues, and avoid alcohol and late nights.
Rabbits should consume foods that are beneficial for the liver such as cruciferous vegetables, beets, eggs, leafy greens, garlic, berries, fatty fish and nuts.
Mediterranean Earth Bowl from Da Paolo Greens & Grains or Jones Buddha Bowl from Jones & The Grocer.
Wealth: Time to curb excessive and unnecessary spending to avoid a leakage of wealth. Also, pay extra attention to incidents of pickpocketing, theft and robbery, particularly when overseas.
Career: 2019 will present opportunities to build greater affinity with your superiors. Take the chance to prove yourself and a promotion might just be around the corner.
Relationships: Dragons looking for love will experience strong romance luck and, surprise, surprise: your soulmate might just be someone you already know.
Health: Dragons will have good health in general this year.
Dragons should consume foods that boost concentration and focus such as dark chocolate, nuts, fatty fish such as salmon, trout, mackerel, sardine and herring, avocados, blueberries and even green tea for that extra “power”.
Dark Chocolate Sliced Cake from Chocolate Origin, or Sushi or Sashimi from Standing Sushi Bar.
Wealth: Save before you spend and avoid putting all your eggs in one basket.
Career: 2019 could be a rocky road with stretches of stagnancy and bouts of turbulence. Should the opportunity to take on a project overseas arise, go for it!
Relationships: Beware of small arguments, particular with your mother-in-law, will tend to snowball.
Health: Take note of eye-related issues, fire-related incidents, and avoid dangerous water activities.
Snakes should consume foods that are beneficial for the eyes such as carrots, red raw peppers, sunflower seeds, almond, dark leafy vegetables, salmon, sweet potatoes, lean meat and poultry (such as chicken, pork and beef), bean and legumes, eggs, broccoli and brussels sprouts.
Bacon & Egg Sarnie from Sarnies, or a Senor Humbro Signature Bowl from Grain Traders.
Wealth: Hurrah hurrah! 2019 will be a year of excellent wealth luck for horses.
Career: Sail along in your career and enjoy good things at every turn.
Relationships: Love is in the air for horses! Keep your eyes peeled for your soulmate.
Health: Be mindful of stomach and colon-related conditions.
Horses should consume foods that are good for the stomach, such as broccoli and leafy vegetables like kale and spinach to cleanse your colon.
Mama Mia from SaladStop!, or a Roo it Right from Salad Chef.
Wealth: Good news for goats, your financial luck is looking positive!
Career: 2019 will see your career move in an uphill direction, particularly for those in creative fields. This year, clear communication is key to reducing conflicts.
Relationships: Goats will experience average romance luck, though a way to get out of the slump is to engage in more social activities.
Health: Be mindful of your workload to ward off mental stress and depression.
Goats should consume foods that are high in folic acid, like asparagus, to boost mental health. Taking more avocados would also be good for strengthening nerves and brain cells, and yogurt can help to reduce anxiety and stress.
Yogurt from Yole, or a Lean & Green Pizza from ALT Pizza.
Wealth: 2019 will be a stellar year for business expansion and investment opportunities.
Career: Work hard, and you just may earn a promotion or pay raise!
Relationships: While male monkeys will enjoy strong romance luck, female monkeys will find it harder to find a partner this season.
Health: Pay close attention to your lungs and respiratory system, and avoid smoking areas as much as you can.
Monkeys should consume foods rich in garlic, onions, ginger and cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli and kale to keep your lungs healthy.
Twin Mushroom Cabbage or Mushroom Broccoli from Kimly Seafood.
Wealth: 2019 is a year to stay conservative and place your savings into stable investments.
Career: Expect stretches of stagnancy and slow career progression, though if you’re thinking of furthering your students, now is the perfect time for academic pursuits.
Relationships: Roosters will experience weak romance luck this year, but fret not and take the time to focus on your hobbies or career instead.
Health: Be mindful of kidney and bladder issues, especially for females.
Roosters should consume foods that are kidney-friendly and low in potassium, such as cauliflower, onions, lettuce, beef, chicken and white rice.
Cauliflower, Avocado and Mint Salad from The Living Café or Grilled Chicken Bowl from Ocha Fresh Thai
Wealth: Dogs should be mindful of weak health luck and avoid speculative investments.
Career: The workplace may be rife with gossip and unwholesome talk, so disengage to avoid mental stress.
Relationships: 2019 is a great year to confess your love for that secret someone. Good luck!
Health: Dogs may tend to fall ill more frequently this year. Rest as much as you can.
Dogs should consume foods rich in Vitamin C such as tomato, cabbage, brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, potatoes, green and red peppers to boost up your immune systems. Fruits such as oranges, lemon, lime, kiwi, papaya and strawberries will increase your Vitamin C intake too.
Care & Preserve Juice from Seed & Soil.
Wealth: Save up for rainy days! If you dabble in investments, go for long-term ones.
Career: 2019 is a good time to sign up for courses to fuel career advancement.
Relationships: Love is far and few between this year, and time will be better spent focusing on your career.
Health: Pigs should be beware of road accidents and take note of heart-related diseases.
Pigs should consume foods rich in Omega-3 acids such as salmon, tuna, mackerel, herring and trout for better heart health. Berries such as strawberries, blueberries and cranberries are also full of heart-healthy phytonutrients and soluble fibre.
Soy Citrus Seared Tuna Bimbimbap from Dosirak.