Happy New Year Round Two

In case you were wondering, the Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar. Chinese New Year falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice of December 21. Therefore, on the Gregorian calendar, Chinese New Year can be as early as January 21st or as late as February 20th.

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Crab Rangoon with Spicy Ginger Dipping Sauce

Today is National Chinese Take Out Day. Personally, I’d rather have Chinese food in a Chinese Restaurant, preferably one in China Town in San Francisco, than from those cardboard take out containers. Or make it myself. That’s not to say Chinese Take Out is a bad idea. It’s just that by the time you place your order and get it home, the food has lost it’s freshness. Most food is just better going straight from the kitchen to your tummy.

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