(New York Public Radio) The confetti from Times Square is long gone, but new year celebrations are far from over. For those celebrating Lunar New Year, the party is just getting started.
Sunday marks the beginning of the new year following the lunisolar calendar and what, for many, will be the start of the year of the rabbit.
Lunar New Year is celebrated by more than a billion people, and while traditionally a big holiday in Asian countries, it is also celebrated in communities worldwide. During this time, people pay respect to their elders and enjoy time with their families. Red envelopes stuffed with money are also staples of the holiday – as is a large, bountiful table filled with delicious dishes that have specific meanings.
Ahead of the holiday, NPR’s All Things Considered spoke with chefs around the U.S. about how they celebrate and what they’re making to help inspire your own celebrations… Read More