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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Treat With A Wild Translation

Zester Daily | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

During my eight years in Taiwan, I learned to adore Chinese food in all its permutations. One sweet snack I loved in particular would start showing up in the local pastry shops as Chinese New Year rolled around.

MENU: A Dumpling Party for Chinese New Year

Saveur | Posted 04.10.2013 | Taste

To celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year, gather friends in your kitchen and teach them how to wrap dumplings.

Fewer New Year Fireworks In Polluted Beijing

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

BEIJING — The annual Lunar New Year fireworks barrage in Beijing was notably muted following government appeals to reduce the smoky celebrations...

Happy Chinese New Year! Your Horoscope For The Year Of The Snake

Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living

By Stephanie Dempsey for February 10, 2013 marks the Chinese New Year, kicking off the Year of the Black Water Snake in Chinese Astrology...

They Tried To Bind My Grandmother's Feet -- Fortunately, She Was A Rebel

Daisy J Lin | Posted 04.12.2013 | Women
Daisy J Lin

The shoes my grandmother refused remind me not to take my freedom for granted -- freedom to roam, freedom to pursue my passions and just as importantly, freedom to make my own mistakes.

Chinese Celebrate Year Of The Snake

Reuters | Ben Blanchard | Posted 02.09.2013 | Religion

Chinese welcomed the arrival of the Year of the Snake with raucous celebrations on Saturday, setting off a cacophony of firecrackers in the streets an...

Where To Ring In 'Year Of The Snake' For Chinese New Year

Posted 02.09.2013 | Chicago

Sunday marks the beginning of Chinese New Year, and for 2013, drums are beating to ring in the year of the snake. Though it's a major holiday for ...

LOOK: The Best Photos Of The Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.08.2013 | World

In the last 24 hours, plenty has happened around the world. Indigenous members of the Orinoca community performed during the first day of the Andea...

Celebrating Chinese New Year at Chinois-on-Main!

Jay Weston | Posted 04.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

The Chinese New Year, also known as The Spring Festival, begins Feb. 10th. I celebrate this holiday every year because of my affinity for Chinese culture and passion for Chinese food.

On Snake And Tradition: Ginger 'Nian Gao'

Ken Leung | Posted 04.06.2013 | Taste
Ken Leung

The traditional holiday dishes fare bountiful, with each representing either prosperity, wealth, health, longevity, or some other desirable outcome.

PHOTOS: China's Spring Break Bash

Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel

With Chinese New Year right around the corner and the Spring Festival break already underway, China’s travelers are surging into Sanya, the country...

PHOTOS: 10 Cheap Things To Do In Singapore

Sanjay Surana | Posted 02.01.2013 | Travel
Sanjay Surana

Budget travelers fear not. In a country where a brand new 2012 Toyota Camry costs $146,000, and million-dollar Ferraris and Lamborghinis are driven on the roads daily, there are plenty of alternatives that won't send your checking account into cardiac arrest.

PHOTOS: World's Largest Migration Begins

Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel

The world's most chaotic season has begun in China. Considered by many to be the single largest human migration, China's rush home for Lunar New Ye...

Feng Shui Tips for the Year of the Snake

Debra Duneier | Posted 03.16.2013 | HuffPost Home
Debra Duneier

It's a symbol of new beginnings.

Washington, D.C. Restaurants and Bars Heat Up This Winter

Andrea Poe | Posted 03.11.2013 | DC
Andrea Poe

Restaurants and bars in Washington, D.C. are turning up the heat with special menus for the season. Some celebrate the inauguration, some celebrate the New Year (Chinese and otherwise), and some simply celebrate the quiet bounties of winter.

Brutal Honesty in the Garden

Anne Phillips | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Anne Phillips

Last month started a new year for the Chinese lunar calendar. In the Chinese Zodiac this will start the year of the Water Dragon which is a year fill...

The Week In Art

Posted 02.18.2012 | Arts

This week was full of awe-inspiring creations that touched our hearts, and there a touch of Valentine's Day sass in there as well. First w...

A Rainbow City Made Of Ice

Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts

The Yanqing Ice Festival is a tradition that wraps up the Lunar New Year Celebrations in Beijing. And nothing says 'grand finale' quite like a life-si...

PHOTOS: Colorful Lantern Festival Celebrates End Of Chinese Lunar New Year

Posted 02.07.2012 | World

The Lantern Festival in China, also known as the Yuan-Xiao Festival, takes place on the 15th day of the first lunar month in the Chinese calendar. The...

Chris C. Anderson

PHOTOS: Chinatown Celebrates Chinese New Year | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

The Chinese New Year paraded through the streets of New York City's crowd-lined Chinatown streets on Sunday. In this year of the dragon, Chinatown was...

What To Do This Weekend

Posted 01.27.2012 | New York

Real Estate Where: K&K Super Buffet, 3-41 St. Nicholas Ave, Queens; (718) 381-7111 When: Saturday, 8PM Price: $5 Giant Chinese supermarket K&K Su...

YEAR OF THE DRAGON: Chinese New Year Is Here

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

Every neighborhood has its signature event: Fillmore Jazz, Folsom Street Fair, North Beach Festival. But once a year, Chinatown humbles all other boro...

Baccarat Is The New Blackjack

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home

LAS VEGAS — In the days before the Chinese New Year celebration began this week, six high rollers sat down at the private baccarat tables one da...

On Chinese New Year, Thousands Flock To Pray At Beijing's Old Temple (VIDEO, PHOTO)

Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion

Jan 23, 2012 marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year of the Dragon. Chinese New Year is the longest and most important festival in China, marking...

PHOTOS: New York Celebrates Chinese New Year

Megan Snedden | Posted 03.26.2012 | Travel
Megan Snedden

In Manhattan's China Town, dragons are parading through the streets and hundreds of people are visiting Buddhist temples to pray for good fortune. Across the world, others do the same.