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Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn Wishes You a Joyous Mid-Autumn Festival

As autumn approaches, Chinese throughout the world take time to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival (中秋节).  Also known as the Moon Cake Festival, this is a time for gathering with family and friends to celebrate the moon at its fullest.  Traditionally, … Continue reading

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Who is General Tso?

Come into any Chinese restaurant in the U.S. and you will probably find a dish named after General Tso. But, who is he and why are these dishes named after him? Tso Tsung-t’ang or Zuo Zongtang (左宗棠) was born November … Continue reading

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Celebrate Mother’s Day With A Special Menu from Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL

Sunday, May 11, 2014, marks one of the most important days of the year:  Mother’s Day! At Yu’s New Beijing Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, we are celebrating mothers with a complete dinner selection available for pick up, delivery, or … 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 in Glen Ellyn Introduces You to Beijing Opera 京剧

Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL would like to introduce you to the intricacies of the Beijing Opera so that you can appreciate one of our cultural icons. Beijing Opera or Pekin Opera is the combination of music, … 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 Invites You to Enjoy the Dragon Boat Festival

It’s getting to that time of the year when you either want to be in a boat or be watching boats as they cruise by, so Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn would like to introduce you to the … Continue reading

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Rice or Noodles? Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, IL Serves Both

Type in a search about Chinese food and you will likely find numerous references to rice or noodles.  Both are referred to as the main staple in the Chinese diet, but if you travel much in the mainland you will … 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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Gluten Free At Yu’s Garden Chinese Restaurant in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

It seems that everywhere you look these days, from the grocery store to the restaurants you visit, everyone is talking about GLUTEN FREE.  But, what is gluten and what is the big deal? Gluten is the protein found in wheat, … Continue reading

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