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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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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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Fortune Cookie Origin Remains a Mystery

A carry out, delivery, or dine-in experience at a Chinese restaurant, such as Yu’s New Beijing in Glen Ellyn, would not be complete if it didn’t include some fortune cookies to crack in half and crunch on, as the secret … 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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