Blackbird Modern Asian is ushering in the “Year of the Rabbit” with a Lunar New Year’s Eve Celebration on Saturday, January 21, 2023. Blackbird Modern Asian is located at 1511 North Old Dixie Highway. in Jupiter. The zodiac-inspired event, wishing you prosperity will feature a lineup of dining, music, and dancing.
The evening commences with revealing hidden prophecies from Lunar New Year’s fortune cards using feng shui coins. Next, order a “Lucky Rabbit Martini” and toast to be enlightened in the days ahead. The specialty cocktail is formulated from tangerine bourbon, orange elixir, all spice, lime juice, and simple syrup.
In honor of the holiday, executive chef Tim Nickey’s making Lobster Cantonese with longevity noodles and ginger-scallion Chinese black bean sauce blended with garlic, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, and Shaoxing wine. In Chinese culture, longevity noodles and lobsters symbolize long life. The regular menu also contains lucky dishes, including short rib and bone marrow dumplings, representing wealth and Peking duck representing fertility.
Save room for a decadent dessert created by executive pastry chef Denise Elrod called the “Rabbit Bomb.” The hare-raising dessert features chunks of chocolate cake salted peanut brittle ice cream, caramelized bananas, strawberries, edible flowers, and a rabbit mold melted tableside into a decadent dark chocolate sauce.
For entertainment, guests will enjoy disco arrangements by DJ Peachy Grooves from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. At 10:30 p.m. prepare for a spectacular drum and dragon and lion dance presentation performed by Master Li Siu Hung and his award-winning dance teams.
Reservations will be accepted for tables of eight or larger based on availability. Walk-ins and seating commence at 4 p.m. Blackbird also hosts a daily happy hour menu with half-priced cocktails, wine, and beer from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. For reservations or more information, please call 561-589-7505 or visit blackbirdmodernasian.com.