February 8, 2016
What Would A “Modern” Yu Sheng Look Like?
Yusheng, yee sang or yuu sahng (Chinese: 鱼生), or Prosperity Toss, also known as lo hei (Cantonese for 撈起 or 捞起) is a Teochew-style raw fish salad. Yes, Wikipedia knows more about my own culture than I do. Those who celebrate the hand-shaking, money-gifting, petty gambling festival that is the Chinese New Year would be all too familiar with this messy dish. But while atas restaurants keep trying to find more creative reasons/lucrative ways to sell shredded vegetables, we wondered about how younger generations might adapt this tradition in the future. Basically… What would a “modern” Singaporean Yu Sheng look like? and that’s…