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Lunar New Year

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United States

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Culture

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Eat your way into 2016 - the Year of the Monkey. Our collection celebrates the savory traditions of the Lunar New Year.

Language:

English


Episodes

This Year's Culinary Bling: Maine Lobster

2/20/2015
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Dumplings, red packets of money, long noodles symbolizing long life, fireworks at midnight — all of these are traditional Chinese trappings of Asian Lunar New Year celebrations happening around the globe. However, this year, many Chinese tables will feature a new, unlikely addition to their traditional meals: Maine lobster. (The World, PRI, 2/19/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Chinese New Year with Chef Ming Tsai

2/17/2015
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James Beard Award-winning chef Ming Tsai joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson in the studio to discuss some of the customs of Chinese New Year, as well as the Mandarin, Hunan, Szechwan and Cantonese cuisines. (Here & Now, WBUR, 1/29/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Walnuts for Brains, Noodles for Life

2/17/2015
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The program visits the kitchen of Charlene Wu who moved to Australia from Shanghai only 4 years ago. Charlene takes us through one of the 8 hot and 8 cold courses served up every New Year's dinner when family re-unite - and always seated at a round table. (RN First Bite, 2/1/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Dumplings for the New Year

2/17/2015
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Danielle Chang recently spoke with WNYC's Amy Eddings about foods traditionally eaten during the New Year for a special holiday edition of Last Chance Foods. Chang and her husband, Todd Leong, are launching Lucky Rice, an Asian-food focused website, next week. The duo is also organizing an festival celebrating Asian cuisine for the last week of April. (Last Chance Foods, WNYC, 2/11/2010)

Duration: 00:05:00