Posts tagged "Chinatown"

Seven ways to celebrate Chinese New Year with your family in Chicago

Chinese New Year is celebrated the first fifteen days of the Chinese calendar. The holiday, which begins on January 31, 2014, is the longest one in the Chinese calendar. This year is the Year of the Horse, one of the 12 animals on the Chinese zodiac calendar. To celebrate the New Year, it is customary for... Read more »

Sampling Dim Sum at Phoenix Restaurant in Chicago's Chinatown

There’s nothing like Chicago’s Chinatown. Every time I go there I’m reminded of why it’s such a vibrant, lively neighborhood. No matter where you go, you’re overtaken by amazing sights, sounds, and smells. And, these days, it seems like there’s always a newly opened store, market or restaurant (mostly by restauranteur Tony Hu) beckoning me... Read more »