Chinese New Year Celebrations : Where To Eat
Tuesday (5th February) marks Chinese New Year, which is the Chinese festival that celebrates the start of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. The 2019 Chinese New Year also marks the start of the year of the Pig. It is said that if you are born within a year of the Pig, that “Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life” – so lucky you!
Did you know that Chinese New Year is celebrated by more than 20% of the world?! It’s a huge holiday in China, and for Chinese people all over. It is celebrated with a host of food, drinks, fireworks, family reunions, red packets, and much more.
If you’re celebrating in the UK, where should you go to eat? We have the answer!
We’d suggest getting a table booked at PF Chang’s as they have a special Chinese New Year menu for you to enjoy. With a host of starters, mains, desserts and cocktails to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice. They say “discover your fortune and experience our specially crafted selection of Chinese New Year inspired dishes. Think traditional dishes with a modern flair and subtle influence from the Year of the Pig.” – Yum!
Based in Soho and City, Yauatcha, also have a Chinese New Year signature menu featuring some amazing traditional dishes. Some highlights include a range of delicious dumplings, Peking style pulled pork with golden mantou, Szechuan three style mushroom and for dessert a Mandarin matcha choux.
At Yauatcha you can expect contemporary Cantonese dim sum, patisserie inspired by European culinary techniques and Asian ingredients, alongside an extensive range of cocktails and tea.
Wherever you go, we wish you all a very Happy New Year, and hope that you get your fill of dumplings, good fortune and tradition.