Ring in the Year of the Snake 2013 at the Mandarin Restaurant, at 348 East 900 North in Bountiful. This two-week celebration is from Monday, February 11 to Saturday, February 23.
The lively and colorful Traditional Lion Dance will be performed by an 8-person troupe on Tuesday, Feb. 12 and Wednesday, Feb. 20.
The Lion Dance is thought to ward off evil spirits and welcome the New Year with a bang. The Lion makes its way through the Mandarin interacting with guests, eating lettuce for good luck and blessing the kitchen.
Call 48 hours in advance to order traditional Beijing style Peking Duck $34.99. In addition to the regular dinner menu, the kitchen staff will prepare a special Chinese New Year Menu for parties of 4 or more people, at $20.00 per person.
Chinese New Year Menu includes:
Crab Cream Cheese Won Ton
Mini Egg Roll
Chicken Creamed Corn Soup or Hot and Sour Soup
Satay Pork Noodle
Honey Walnut Chicken
Coconut Thai Shrimp
Brown and White Steamed Rice
Homemade Ice Cream Trio: Passion Fruit, Lychee and Saigon Cinnamon with Cookie of Good Fortune
Reservations are accepted for 8 or more people. Parties fewer than 8 may call ahead and have their name placed on the waiting list. Be sure to wear RED which represents good fortune.