Having hot pot, also known as steamboat, for Chinese New Year reunion dinners is a common practice in Singapore. Several companies are now offering to deliver steamboat packages to save families the hassle of preparing the stock, ingredients and equipment needed.
What: Laksa, tom yam or black herbal chicken soup are among the seven soup bases available, along with dumplings and chilli sauce. Chinese New Year packages start at $188 nett for six people. Yusheng, pen cai or abalone can be added on when ordering Chinese New Year packages.
Info: Order online at mr-steamboat.com a day in advance. Rental for steamboat, tables, chairs and waitstaff service for big events available. Additional $30 surcharge for orders made from Feb 5 to 8.