Happy Mother’s Day from Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Happy Mother's Day from Yu's New Beijing!Just as in the United States and many other countries, Mother’s Day in China is typically celebrated on the 2nd Sunday in May–this year, being on Sunday, May 8th.

Traditionally, however, the second day of the fourth month of the lunar calendar has been designated for this celebration.

The tradition goes back more than 2000 years, and it is said have begun with a celebration of philosopher Mencius’s mother, who despite tragedies and travesties, put her son’s education at the forefront of her life. Mencius became a scholar and his thoughts are consider fundamental in the shaping of Chinese culture. Mencius’s mother is often mentioned as one of the most notable Chinese women.

On Sunday, May 8, 2016, we will be open from 11:00am until 9:00pm for dining-in, carry out and delivery.  Call to order or make reservations:  630.469.1535.

Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn wishes all mothers a
Happy Mother’s Day!


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