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Event Sun Jan 25 2009

Celebrating the Chinese Lunar Year

The Chinese New Year is Monday, so ring in the Year of the Ox at the following places:

Chinatown! The annual parade kicks off from 24th and Wentworth this Sunday at 1pm, and you can find info about events in the neighborhood here.

Ben Pao will be offering specials through January 31 such as Xiao Long Bao and Long Life Noodles with Braised Oxtail, all to be washed down with a Lucky Oxentini.

Beginning Monday, Opera will be serving a special menu highlighting the cuisine of different regions in China each week; the series will cover foods from the Beijing, Schezwan, Canton, Shanghai and Hainan regions and runs until March 1.

Flat Top Grill will have dancing lions and an astrology consultant at their city locations on Monday and suburban locations on Tuesday.

Or you can stay home and make this delicious recipe for Chinese BBQ ribs. Need some help picking appropriate wines for the occasion?

Gung hay fa choy, yo.

 
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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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