Welcome the Year of the Snake with a four-course tasting menu at AC's Buddakan.
Buddakan Atlantic City
Ring in the Chinese New Year at Atlantic City’s Buddakan, where they’ll be adorning the place with traditional red lanterns and offering a four-course Chinese New Year tasting menu for $55 per person. Guests can expect dishes that symbolize longevity, wealth, fidelity, prosperity, and good marriage, like Cantonese shrimp rolls, Peking duck lettuce wraps, San Bei basil chicken, and a whole fish served with forbidden black rice and black garlic. Cap the celebration off with Mandarin cheesecake. For reservations, visit buddakanac.com. 1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, 609-674-0100
Chef Michael Shulson’s Sampan is welcoming the Year of the Snake with a six-course prix-fixe and performances by the Pennsylvania Chinese Dance Club. For $55 per person (minimum of two guests), indulge in a family-style feast of pork pot-stickers, crab Rangoon, duck egg rolls, Dan Dan noodles with Chinese sausage, Cantonese steamed salon, and Peking duck. Wash your hearty fare down with specialty cocktails like The Author, which features Jefferson’s Bourbon, Domaine de Canton Ginger liquer, and lemon. The coconut-tapioca pudding with passion fruit puree will be the perfect way to end the meal. For reservations, visit sampanphilly.com. 124 S. 13th St., Center City, 215-732-3501