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Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn Celebrates Chong Yang (Double Yang) Festival on October 9, 2016

Also known as the Chrysanthemum Festival, or the Double Nine Festival, the Chong Yang Festival is deeply rooted in Chinese tradition. This celebration goes back to the Han Dynasty (25 AD) and falls on the ninth day of the ninth … Continue reading

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A City Within A City: Beijing’s Forbidden City

A 164-foot wide mote and 33-foot high wall with a perimeter of roughly 2.25 miles encases The Forbidden City in the center of  Beijing.  It features about 800 buildings and almost 10,000 rooms, over a 7-million square feet area, and … Continue reading

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Hungry Ghost Festival Feeds the Souls of the Departed as Well as the Souls of the Living – Another Chinese Tradition Brought To You By Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn, IL

On the 15th day of the 7th lunar month, which this year falls on Sunday, August 17, 2016, Chinese people begin the almost month-long celebration of Ghost Month, kicked off by Ghost Day, also known as Spirit Day, or more … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant Wishes You a Happy New Year: The Year of the Monkey!

On February 8, 2016, a new year in the Chinese zodiac calendar will begin: The Year of the Monkey (猴) . All of us at Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, want to wish you a Happy … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois!  Our restaurant  will be open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.  Our hours will be from 11:00 am … Continue reading

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Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn Presents the Chinese Tradition of the Fan

Perhaps born from the necessity to cool off during hot days, ancient Chinese—mostly women–adopted the art of fanning often using leaves or bird feathers. But the hand-held fan, as we know it today, it is said to have surfaced about … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour: The Story of Chinese-American Food

As one of nearly 50,000 Chinese restaurants in the U.S., Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn, IL is pleased to share with you some history on how Chinese-American food mainstreamed throughout the country to become an affordable, pleasing staple of … Continue reading

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The Boluo Temple Festival and The Story of the Magic Chicken

In the Guangdong province located in south China, the City of Guangzhou boasts the Boluo Temple, dedicated to the god of the sea, whose name it still bears.  Its construction dates back to the period of Zhenguan in the Tang … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Sweethearts Special from Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn, IL

Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL is happy to introduce the 2015 Valentine’s Day Weekend Sweethearts Special.  Make your reservations:  630.469.1535 for Friday 2/13, Saturday 2/14, or Sunday 2/15!

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