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Makati Shangri-La, Manila's Dim Sum Chef Kai Leung Prepares Zong Zi to Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival

Dragonboat 2013

Makati Shangri-La Manila’s Shang Palace celebrates the Dragon Boat Festival on June 1 to 12, 2013. The restaurant’s Dim Sum Chef Ka Fai Leung from Hong Kong will prepare special rice dumplings in an assortment of flavors. 

Zong Zi is traditionally served during the Dragon Boat Festival and is made out of glutinous rice stuffed with different fillings then wrapped in bamboo leaves. Guests may have a taste of flavors such as the Double Lotus Rice Dumpling or Mini Mushroom Roasted Chicken for Php168+++, Stuffed Satay Peanut Dumpling for Php 278+++, Stuffed Roasted Chicken Dumpling at Php 468+++ and the Three Treasure Abalone Dumpling for Php 3,088+++. Diners may savor these with authentic Chinese Tea, ranging from Mature Pu-er, TaiwanDong Ding Oolong or An Xi Tie Guan Yin

Shang Palace is known for its exceptional Cantonese cuisine. Its glittering crystal chandeliers and intricate wooden latticework on the walls create a magical ambience that is unique to this restaurant. With eleven private dining rooms, a spacious main dining area and intimate booths, ShangPalace offers diners myriad reasons to enjoy authentic Chinese fare.  

Shang Palace is open daily for lunch at 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.and dinner at 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.For restaurant reservations and further information, please call (63 2) 813 8888 or email, or book a table online through For exclusive hotel offers and updates, like Makati Shangri-La’s page on and follow on Twitter @MakatiShangriLa.