Tag Archives: 2012

Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant Invites You to Celebrate Winter Solstice

As the days get shorter and we draw nearer to Christmas here in the U.S., the people of East Asia–especially China, get ready to celebrate Winter Solstice.  Although we give it a passing nod here, it is one of the … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn Introduces You to the Art of Chinese Paper Cutting

In pictures of Chinese festival celebrations, red paper lanterns are always numerous and fanciful.  Ever wonder how the patterns in the lanterns came to be?  Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn would like to introduce you to the art … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant Introduces You to the Art of Chinese Calligraphy

In the Western world, to celebrate fancy occasions, “calligraphy” style of writing might be used to address invitations or other paper accessories to help decorate for the event.  In Chinese culture, calligraphy is an art form that is framed and … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant Introduces You To Fu Xi

As with all cultures, the Chinese have their own mythology about how they came into existence.  In Chinese Mythology, it centers on the first of the Three Sovereigns, Fu Xi (庖牺). In most of the stories or mentions of Fu … Continue reading

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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois Will Offer a Mothers’ Day Brunch on Sunday, May 13, 2012

Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL  will offer a special Mother’s Day Brunch from 12pm until 3pm on Sunday, May 13, 2012.  The all-you-can eat brunch is priced at $9.95 for adults,  $5.95 for children under 11 and … Continue reading

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

Happy  Mother’s Day!  母親節快樂!  Mu qin jie kuaile!” Festivals to honor mothers have a long history.  It is said that in Ancient Greece, an annual spring festival was dedicated to Rhea, mother of many deities in Greek mythology, to celebrate … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Weekend at Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

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