Five Food Customs You Should Know for Lunar New Year

Chef Andrew Wong isn’t one for Chinese stereotypes.  

He talks with a London accent and he knows the city chiefly as a visitor, rather than as a religious home although his family stems from Hong Kong.

However, like more than a billion people around the world, he’s preparing to celebrate Lunar New Year, which falls on Feb. 16, although the big night is the evening before. The Year of the Dog is the zodiac sign for people born 1922, 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006 and 2018, folks who are inclined to be independent, sincere, loyal and decisive, according to different Chinese zodiac websites.

“We didn’t really celebrate considerably when I was a child,” says the proprietor of A Wong, one of London’s most renowned Chinese restaurants. “we were working when people celebrated As my family owned a restaurant.  However, was , even after ceremony, it had been the only time in the past year we’d have dinner. ”

But things are changing for Wong, his wife Nathalie, and children Isla, aged 4, 2, and Ayden.

“We are starting to celebrate with our children, since our connections are getting larger as they become older,&#x201D. “Our auntie who stays the auntie who looks after them, together, from mainland China, it’s a party for them so the children will get to know somewhat more. ”

For the remainder of us, and these, he has five food habits you should know for the Lunar New Year. He shares them .

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