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Celebrate Chinese New Year

Celebrate Chinese New Year in #HipNJ

February 5th marks the start of the Chinese New Year, otherwise known as the Year of the Pig! Those born in the Year of the Pig (1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019) are known to have beautiful personalities and are blessed with good fortune in life. You can read more about the personality traits of the Pig here

To celebrate the Pig in your life, below is a rundown of some of our favorite Chinese restaurants throughout the Garden State.

Did we miss your favorite spot? Let us know!

1) Xina Restaurant, Toms River, www.XinaRestaurant.com

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Mac N’ Cheese Dumplings – sriracha ranch & shichimi togarashi bread crumbs

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2) TS Ma, Montclair, www.TSMACC.com

3) Hunan Taste, Denville, www.HunanTaste.com

4) Shanghai Bun, Matawan, @shanghai_bun_matawan

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Sunday success… eat each dumpling like your last! #shanghai #shanghaibun #soupdumplings

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5) Joe’s Peking Duck House, Marlton, JoesPekingDuckHouse.com

 

 
 
 
 
 
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#welovenoodles

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End of January’s Miss Universe Weekend Recap

January is coming to a close but New Jersey is still going hard by ending off with a bang. This weekend Started off with a boozy festival, leading to a start of a new year and Steve Harvey getting another chance to host the Miss Universe Pageant.

 

Friday 27th-  There is nothing like starting off your weekend sitting back and having an enjoyable glass of wine. Friday invited guests to enjoy a few glasses. Harborside’s waterfront property held Jersey Cities wine festival from 5-10pm on Friday. Tickets included 13 different styles of wine from 9 different countries, live entertainment and food cooked by Chef Eric LeVine winner of 2011 Chopped.

 

 

 

Saturday 28th-  Some of us may have already started to slack on our New Year’s resolutions but  millions of people have just begun their celebrations. The Chinese New Year started January 28th, is a two week celebration amongst friends and family surrounded by the color red, wishes of good luck and food. The dragon is an iconic symbol of the Chinese new year representing strength, power and good luck. This year is also the year of the Rooster the 10th animal in the cycle. 

Sunday  29th- “Let’s get this out of the way. I know what you’re thinking: ‘Is that the guy from last year? Did they bring back that guy from last year?’ Well, they did. It’s me. I’m back!”  Joked Steve Harvey January, 29th while given another chance to Host Miss Universe in 2017. He did not make a mistake this year and accurately announced the pageant winner. 

A Huge Congratulations to Iris Mittenaere (Miss France) an advocate for Oral Hygiene! She is studying to become a Dental Surgeon and wants to begin campaigning for dental care around the world.
Iris Mittenaere, also looked outstanding in her long gold sequined dress. Miss France gracefully accepted the crown by previous winner Miss Philippines.  

 

 

1 hour til showtime! ?? #MissUniverse LIVE at 7 PM on @foxtv

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Belle of the ball. #MissUniverse

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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year! People may ask what the Chinese New Year means and we have that for you here. The Chinese New Year is the beginning of the Chinese lunar year and this year according to the Chinese zodiac cycle, it is the year of the Rooster. The Rooster the tenth Chinese zodiac sign and it signifies confidence, honesty and hard work.

Festivals celebrating the Chinese New Year start on the evening of January 27 to reign in the New Year. Celebrations continue until February 2, making this one of the longest celebrations in Chinese tradition. Here are some pictures depicting the Chinese New Year celebrations.

Happy Year of the Rooster!