Chinese Culture

February 12, 2015

Traditional Chinese New Year Customs

Feb. 18 marks the start of the Chinese New Year and kicks off two weeks of celebrations, eating, and spending time with loved ones — making it the longest holiday in China. Here are some of the most popular Chinese New Year traditions, and how […]

February 11, 2015

In the kitchen: How to make 5 lucky Chinese New Year dishes

From lucky numbers to lucky colors, lucky dates to lucky sayings, Chinese people are all about that “luck”. Certain dishes are eaten during the Chinese New Year because the Chinese believe those dishes will bring good luck to the whole year. The auspicious symbolism of […]