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Chinese New Year

Everything You Need to Know when Celebrating Chinese New Year in NYC

The Chinese New Year also known as the Lunar New Year begins on Friday, February 1, 2022 and it is a very exciting time to be in Chinatown. It is the year of the tiger and it is going to be a festive weekend. Here is our guide with everything that you need to know…

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January 18, 2022

The Meaning Behind the Symbols and Traditions of Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! Chinese New Year is February 1 this year and it is the year of the tiger! Have you ever wondered why red is so prominent in Chinese New Year or why lion and dragon dances are so important? Here are the meanings behind the most common symbols and traditions of Chinese…

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January 18, 2022

NYC Link Roundup: Best Chinese Restaurants in NYC, & Chinese New Year

February is a very exciting month to be in New York City! Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year are both right around the corner. So with that in mind, in this month’s NYC Foodie Link Roundup we take a look at the best Chinese restaurants in New York City, celebrating Chinese New Year in Chinatown…

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February 9, 2018

The Symbolic Meanings of Chinese New Year Foods

The Chinese New Year, aka the Lunar New Year is a time of celebration and welcoming of good fortune and prosperity. It started last Thursday, February 19 (Year of the Sheep). Food is a very important part of celebrating Chinese New Year and here is everything you need to know, including the symbolic meanings of…

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February 20, 2015