Top Picks to Ring in the Chinese New Year in Chicago.

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Although calm, gentle and loving, Rabbit people can be very ambitious and know how to get ahead in the world.

The Year of the Rabbit.

(Rabbit years: 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, 2023).

Thursday, February 3, 2011. Today is the kick off for the Chinese Lunar New Year’s Year of the Rabbit 4709.  Many Chinese and Asian restaurants in the Chicago area will be celebrating with special menus for the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays.  Despite the snow, the Chinese Lunar New Year is known as a Spring Festival.  It traditionally begins on February 1 and ends 15 days later with the Lantern Festival

See the slide show below for some of Show Me Chicago’s hopping selections. 

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