Celebrate Chinese New Year on Long Island
Chinese New Year is on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019!
Celebrate the Year of the Pig On Long Island in Huntington Township and Beyond to Queens (We even have your NYC go-tos) with great events and delicious spots.
photo courtesy of the Confucius Institute/Stony Brook University
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1/5-1/27 Flushing Town Hall- Red Envelope Show: This exhibition is an homage to the red celebration envelopes the Chinese community distributes during the Lunar New Year. Many envelopes will include a special gift for only the buyers to see.
2/17 Flushing Town Hall: Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar - For centuries, people in China have celebrated the Lunar New Year in temple fairs. Bring your family to enjoy performances, art-making, lantern making, and food to celebrate the Year of the Pig!
2/5 Museum of the City of New Year: Lunar New Year Celebration- special performance, lantern-making activity, and special snack
2/5 Sarah D. Roosevelt Park: Chinese New Year Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival - The Year of the Pig kicks off with a bang at Sara D. Roosevelt Park. Lion, unicorn and dragon dances take place, and dance troupes continue on the streets of Chinatown after the fireworks are set off.
2/9 Metropolitan Museum of Art: Lunar New Year Festival- Year of Pig - performances, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops for all ages.
2/9 Metropolitan Museum of Art: Wu Na + Chang Jung: Sound and View
2/9 Brookfield Place: Lunar New Year 2019 - Ring in the Lunar New Year with a family-friendly performance presented by Arts Brookfield in partnership with the New York Chinese Cultural Center. A dynamic Lion Parade led by lion dancers launches an afternoon filled with bursts of energy and color with traditional Chinese dance and music, a martial arts demonstration, and theatrical players in full traditional make-up and regalia!
Best Dim Sum, Noodles & More- Yum!
Fortune Wheel Restaurant- in the mood for dim sum or other authentic Cantonese foods? This is a popular and delicious eatery.
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|Moonstone- Celebrating the Chinese New Year with a chef's special menu including Double Happiness, Easy Fortune, Plenty of Laughter and Ever Lasting Joy.|
photo courtesy of Moonstone
|Pearl East - This restaurant traditionally offers a special banquet menu and traditional lion dance to celebrate the new Year.|
photo courtesy of Pearl East
|Chef Wang- indulge in new Sichuan cuisine and hot pots including spicy prawn puffed pasty, fried lamb w. cumin and tangy spicy happy family.|
|The Orient - offering dim sum (breakfast / lunch small plates) every day and a variety of delicious specialties.|
photo courtesy of @kikij516
|Albert's Mandarin Gourmet- Serving Chinese cuisine in Huntington Village specialties include Confucius Prawn, Calamari Marco Polo and Gold Coin.|
photo courtesy of Albert's Mandarin Gourmet
|Ting- Offering a combination of Japanese and Chinese food- there's plenty on the menu to try and enjoy.|
photo courtesy of @FoodieInLI
|Precious- Newsday featured Precious and recommends the roast pork buns, the shrimp dumplings, scallion pancakes and parchment prawns.|
photo courtesy of @LiFoodie17
|LOL Kitchen & Grill- visitors rave that this Suffolk County spot offers authentic Chinese cuisine including dim sum, skewers and hot pots. |
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|1089 Noodle House - this tiny spot will warm your soul with various soups and noodle options. Great spot before heading over to the Wang Center at Stony Brook University. |
photo courtesy of @alissa_cutrone
|Spicy Home Tasty - the dumplings in chili oil get rave reviews here. Visitors have complimented this spot on its combination of Americanized and authentic cuisine. |
|Red Tiger Dumpling House - a favorite spot for soup dumplings and lunch specials. |
|Jade Asian Bistro- grab your dim sum here before the parade|
photo courtesy of @FoodieInLi
|Kung Fu Xio Long Bao- eatery that offers dim sum, soup dumplings & uncommon, Shanghai style preparations. This spots claim to fame is their delicious chocolate dumplings.|
photo courtesy @eatglobally
|New Lake Pavilion- NY Times called this spot New York's snazziest banquet -style Cantonese restaurant.|
photo courtesy of @Happea_nyc
|New Mulan - provides Cantonese seafood cuisine and daily Dim Sum service. Check out the Hello Kitty Dim Sum!|
photo courtesy of @diane_thefoodie
|Shanghai Cuisine 33 - specializing in traditional Chinese dishes from Shanghai. Visitors love the great soup dumplings.|
photo courtesy of @foodieinli
|Joes Shanghai - If you want soup dumplings then this may be your favorite spot!|
photo courtesy of @kaseichen
|Sifu Chio - known for their Cantonese wonton noodle soup- warm up on a cool winter day with this delectable bowl!|
photo courtesy of @wayneywonder29
|Lan Zhou Handmade Noode & Dumpling - the reviews are there for this tiny Chinatown spot where fans rave that you can get some of the best dumplings in the city.|
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|Oriental Garden- Michelin rated Cantonese restaurant is known for it's delicious seafood and great dim sum menu.|
|Nom Wah Tea Parlor- oldest Chinatown restaurant is a must stop for fresh and consistently delicious food.|
photo courtesy of @NomWah
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