Chinese New Year

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    On The Line: Tony Lu Of The Slummin' Gourmet - Part One

    "Orange County has the best patrons! Our Orange County followers are loyal, supportive, encouraging and generous. We love serving here in the OC" - Tony Lu And that is how you start an interview! Tony Lu and crew have been truckin' between counties, offering luxe meals in an approachable lonchera s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2013

    Indonesian Food Festival This Weekend in Hacienda Heights!

    Now that you've eaten your weight in bánh chưng at Little Saigon's Tet Festival this past weekend, how about the Indonesian equivalent called bacang, or how about sate, or gado gado? The cuisine of the fourth most populous country on Earth behind, China, India and us (it's true, look it up), wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Celebrate the Year of The Snake With Ching's Chinese New Year

    Ching He-Huang may be a self-taught chef but she was taught by some of the best, her very own family. With a long line of traditional heritage, Taiwanese-born Ching helped out with a lot of the cooking growing up and moves to South Africa and later to London helped mold her tastes and styles but luc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    On the Line: Jonathan Eng of Le Pain Quotidien, Part Two

    Over the snap, crackle and pop of bulgogi, Jonathan Eng compared and contrasted the differences between East and West Coast states-of-mind. His interests outside of the bakery vary from surfing to photography, and we discuss them further in today's segment. Read our interview with Jonathan Eng of Le ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Free Shrimp at Panda Express Tomorrow Today (Wednesday)

    ​Have you noticed  that every time Panda Express introduces a new dish, they give it away first? You could almost call it the pusher business model: let them have the first hit free, and they'll come back for more.They've done it for every recent product launch I can recall. From the Hone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2012

    Little Saigon Tet Parade Brings South Vietnam Back To Life

    ​Under a bright blue sky and appreciating warm temperatures despite occasional gusty winds, Orange County's Little Saigon community celebrated the Chinese New Year today with a Tet parade that, if based solely on the number of South Vietnam flags waved, resurrected the long dead Asian nation if on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Our Favorite Songs In Tribute To The Year Of The Dragon

    ​For those of who you don't know, Monday marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year. This year is the year of the Black Water Dragon. 2012 should bring happiness and success. The year is also favorable for the establishment of family, birth a smart and healthy children. During this period we sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Free Firecracker Chicken Breast at Panda Express On Chinese New Year

    ​The official line explaining why the Panda Express chain is giving out free food this coming Monday for Chinese New Year reads thusly:"The Chinese New Year's Eve feast features ingredients that carry special symbolic meaning. Firecracker Chicken Breast(TM) is created with chicken because it repre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2012

    How the Grinch Stole Hidden Dinner

    ​The last time we checked in with Hidden Dinner, the underground dining pop-up created by Anahita Naderi, Betty Lang and Justin Veiga, it was in a warehouse where diners were led blindfolded into the room and fed thirteen small plates meant to evoke the tastes and smells of the past. Last time ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2011

    Panda Express Offering Free Food (Today Only!) to Celebrate Chinese New Year

    ​ If you decide to celebrate Chinese New Year by dining at Panda Express, the ancestors might scorn you from the grave, but just tell them, "It's free!" and they'll likely smile in approval.Today only, the chain is giving customers a complimentary single serving of its Firecracker Chicken Breast, ... More >>

  • Food

    August 12, 2010

    The Feast Days of Summer

    And Winter and Fall and Spring! Where to eat, drink and be merry during the most important holidays

  • Calendar

    February 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    TONIGHT: Last Night of Mothers Sons/Daniel Morones Detroit Bar Residency

    After you've completed your traditional Chinese New Year meal--your fish, your long life noodles, your mandarin oranges--and you're looking for something to do, you should seriously consider heading to Detroit Bar for the last night of the Mothers Sons/Daniel Morones residency, a chance to see both ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Ox Fest

    Chinese New Year