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Chinese cuisine, western cuisine and Japanese cuisine all come on stage
Reservation of family reunion dinner becomes quite hot in Shenyang
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-12-27 16:57

It's about one month to the pig year Spring Festival. "Family reunion dinner market" of Shenyang is warming up now. December 26, reporter found in many restaurants that compared with last year, lots of new factors are newly added to the family reunion dinner of the Spring Festival of the pig year. Besides purchasing semi-manufactured goods on line and inviting cooks to provide service at home, western cuisine and Japanese cuisine are also on the stage now.

Western cuisine and Japanese cuisine come on the stage of family reunion dinner

December 26, reporter found at many restaurants that advertisement for the booking of family reunion dinner is placed at the front gate. Working staffs in charge of the restaurants said reservation for family reunion dinner warmed up from October. "All private dining rooms have been booked already. There are only some tables left at the lobby."

Besides traditional Chinese cuisine, many consumers of Shenyang choose western cuisine and Japanese cuisine for their family reunion dinner now. At a Japanese cuisine restaurant near the consulates, the restaurant owner, Mr.Sun, told the reporter that only a few tables are available at Spring Festival Eve.

The Gaos family chose western cuisine at the Spring Festival of the dog year and felt great. They decided to have their family reunion dinner at the Spring Festival of the pig year. Mr. Gao told the reporter that they used to have Chinese cuisine made of fish and meat in the past and they had enough. Since his parents also like western food, he chooses to eat western food for family reunion dinner on this special day. Reporter learned that compared with traditional Chinese cuisine, more young people choose western food for family reunion dinner. They place a higher value on dining environment and collocation of food materials.

"Hard to get a table" brings out "semi-manufactured family reunion dinner"

"Hard to get a table" for family reunion dinner at the restaurant brings out "semi-manufactured family reunion dinner".

In the past years, Mr.Yang and his family all went to the restaurant to have this special dinner. At Spring Festival Eve of the pig year, Mr.Yang plans to show his cooking skill at home. Four-Joy Meatballs, steamed perch with scallion and black beans, braised pork with preserved vegetable in soya sauce... Mr.Yang, who is just so-so in cooking, said he will handle 6 cold dishes and 8 hot dishes within 30 minutes and each dish will be quite delicious. The secret for Mr.Yang to be the "chef" is purchasing "semi-manufactured Spring Festival family reunion dinner". Mr.Yang told the reporter that every body can be the "chef" at home. They only need to follow the instructions and add water and seasoning and then heat.

Reporter searched "semi-manufactured family reunion dinner" at online shopping platforms such as Taobao and JD.com, more than 2000 relevant commodities showed up. From home style set meals worth about 300 RMB to sea food gift box worth 1000 RMB, lots of choices can meet various kinds of demands of the consumers.

Cooks provide door-to-door service and make personalized family reunion dinner

Besides restaurants and semi-manufactured family reunion dinner, inviting cooks to make personalized dinner has become a new choice for consumers of Shenyang. "When I was young, our family all got together and has the special dinner. Now we go to the restaurant to have family dinner. Though we have many choices in dishes, we still feel eating at home is of more festive atmosphere." Ms.Kou who lives in Tiexi District told the reporter. She invited cook to give door-to-door service last year and her family were quite satisfied. She invited door-to-door cooking service this year again.

Reporter learned in the interview that many private cook network platform promoted family reunion dinner reservation service at the beginning of December. Take a set meal provided by a private cook platform as an example, price of the family reunion dinner including food materials which is suitable for a family of three people to a family of tens of people ranges from 888 RMB to 1999 RMB. The price is almost the same with the restaurant. The dishes can be changed during cooking. Chen Zhenjun, a private cook, told the reporter that the door-to-door cooking service is especially welcomed by the young people of Shenyang. "From Spring Festival Eve of the pig year to the 7th day of the first lunar month, the schedule of my cook team is already full."

Reporter Bao Han

Editor: zfw05