Category Archives: Year of the Snake

Fun Facts About Chinese New Year, Courtesy of Yu’s Garden Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL

Dating back to 2600BC, the Chinese lunar calendar is the longest chronological record in history, running 4,600 years strong. The first day of the Chinese lunar year changes every year and it is strictly based on the cycles of the … Continue reading

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Chinese American Celebrate Chinese New Year! Yu’s Garden in Glen Ellyn is Proud to Be a Part of It!

萬事如意 May all your wishes be fulfilled in the Year of the Serpent! Since the beginning of Chinese immigration to America in the 1800s, Chinese Americans have been seeking ways to combine their two cultures.  This is most evident during … Continue reading

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