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Four NYC Restaurants Toast the Year of the Dragon with Tsingtao-Infused Specials
January 18, 2024, 6:22.19 pm ET


PhotoL Hutong

To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, Tsingtao is teaming up with four innovative Chinese dining destinations in New York City - Hutong, MáLà Project, Milu, and Hunan Slurp - from January 30th to February 12th, 2024, with exclusive Tsingtao-infused dishes and drinks, offering a contemporary twist on traditional favorites. Here are some of them.


"Xingréng Pijiu" ($20): A creative beer cocktail combining Tsingtao with tomato juice, Maggi seasoning, and a blend of spices, served with a Tajin and ground Sichuan red peppercorn rim, garnished with a red chili pepper and dehydrated yuzu wheel.

"Qingfu Pijiu" ($18): A refreshing beer cocktail featuring Tsingtao with passion fruit purée, honey, yuzu, and a hint of Sichuan red peppercorn spice, garnished with a banana leaf and orchid flower.

Beef Tenderloin with Leeks ($48): A flavorful dish of pan-seared beef tenderloin and leeks, cooked with Tsingtao, ginger, scallions, and seasoning, finished with potato starch water and sesame oil.

Mala Beer Prawns ($42): Shrimp boiled with Tsingtao and tossed with ginger, scallions, peppers, Chinese celery, and Sichuan peppercorns, creating a bold and spicy flavor.

Photo: Milu


Tsingtao Marinated Chicken ($26): Half chicken marinated in Tsingtao, served with sesame garlic sweet potatoes, and rice. Available for dinner only.

Umeshandy ($8): A refreshing blend of Tsingtao beer with umeshu, sherry, and lime, rimmed with salted Sichuan pepper. Available for dinner only.

Photo: MáLà Project

MáLà Project (all four locations):

White Jade ($18): A mix of Tsingtao Beer Syrup, white rum, spiced ginger tea, and lemon.

Chino Barrio ($18): A bold concoction of Tsingtao Beer, bourbon, bird-eye chili pepper, grenadine, pineapple, and lime.

Dragon Dance ($18): A celebration in a glass with Tsingtao Beer, rosemary Aperol, grapefruit, and honey.

Photo: Hunan Slurp

Hunan Slurp:

Beer Duck ($33): Duck braised in a rich sauce of chili pepper, ginger, and Tsingtao beer.

For more information about the Tsingtao Year of the Dragon celebration, visit