The August Moon Festival with the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Press release: ~Golden Dragon plates ethnic Chinese cuisine this festival~

Casting its luminous glow, the August Moon festival ushers in an auspicious phase for the Chinese masses. Golden Dragon invites you to celebrate the mysteries and glories of the moon from 16th to 25th September, 2016 at The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai.

As legend has it, ten suns existed in the ancient times making people’s lives difficult. Resolving this great devastation, Hou Yi shot down nine suns earning himself, an elixir rewarded by the Queen of Heavens. Protecting her heroic husband from a tyrannical ruler, Chang E consumed the elixir as she shot up to the moon where she took refuge. While Hou Yi grieved his loss, he offered fruits and cakes to the moon making their love immortal.

Re-narrating this enigmatic tale, Master Chef Ma Chi Wing, Golden Dragon brings you a sumptuous feast for your palate this month from the Far East. Revel in the festivities with a specially curated menu showcasing delectable Chinese mezes. Featuring on the menu are delicacies like the Chicken Xia Long Bao, Papaya Stuffed Flaky Dough, Sauteed Shrimp and Asparagus with Chilly Drizzle, Silken Tofu Tangy Sesame Peanut Dressing, along with exotic soups like Chicken and Ginseng Nectar and Winter Melon and Morels Broth. Indulge in an array of gourmet delights with Sauteed Crab Meat with Snow White Bean Thread, Wok-Fried Pork Spare Rib with Black Bean Sauce, Stir Fried Haricots with preserved Olive, Braised Shitake and Winter Bamboo Shoot and Wok Tossed Sticky Rice, Marbled Egg Served with Lotus Leaf. Complete the Chinese feast with the revered Moon Cake and the Traditional Red for dessert.

Traverse to the Sichuan province and experience the mysticism of Orient at Golden Dragon, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai as it invites you to partake in the culinary galore!

Date: 16th – 25th September, 2016
Time: Lunch and Dinner
Venue: Golden Dragon, The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai

For reservations, please contact Golden Dragon, at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, (022) 66653296

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