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Chinese New Year: Dumplings, Rice Cakes And Long Life

Chinese New Year: Dumplings, Rice Cakes And Long Life

| February 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eating foods that symbolize wealth, longevity and fertility is key to the Chinese New Year, which begins this year with a New Year’s Eve feast on Feb. 9. And, lucky for us, the northern Chinese tradition of making dumplings late at night has spread throughout the world.

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Chinese Astrology and Food Favorites in the Year of the Snake

Chinese Astrology and Food Favorites in the Year of the Snake

| February 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

To celebrate The Year of the Snake, Bay Area Bites playfully examines the food habits of each animal sign in the Chinese Zodiac. Are you a fussy Rooster, a junk food loving Monkey or a trendy Rat who has to be the first to try the newest restaurant?

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Martin Yan: M.Y. China, Vietnam Travels and Chinese New Year

Martin Yan: M.Y. China, Vietnam Travels and Chinese New Year

| January 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Mary Ladd interviews Bay Area resident and Master Chef Martin Yan, who has opened a new Chinese restaurant in San Francisco. Yan dishes about his new TV show, the Year of the Snake, and where he likes to eat locally.

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