Chinese New Year

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Hakkasan Debuts Prix-Fixe Menu for Chinese New Year

    This week might be just another week to you, but on the other side of the world, China is gearing up for their big New Year's celebration this Friday, January 31. To welcome the year of the horse, Hakkasanis offering a special family-style, prix-fixe menu for $128 per person all week. On Friday, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Miami Chinese New Year: Champagne, Lion Dances and Kokohana Cocktails

    2013 has been around for 23 days and counting, so those memories of champagne toasts, sparklers and epic hangovers may feel like forever ago. But the Year of the Snake is about to arrive, so the celebrations are about to begin, again. Come February, some of Miami's finest Asian establishments are o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Anthony Bourdain No Reservations: Tony Hates Monkeys

    Anthony Bourdain hates monkeys. Also Penang was once known as the pearl of the Orient. And the sauces are really dark and murky looking... but extremely flavorful. That's basically what we learn in this episode... but let's come along for the ride, anyway.Tony lands in Georgetown, Penang's capital, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Dining in the Dark: A Preview of Tonight's Kinky Chinese New Year Dinner

    ​Who wants dinner with an undeniable kink factor? We do! You can come too -- we like things extra-kinky. Tonight's repast is sold out, but tomorrow evening, give Dining in the Dark with chef Adrianne Calvo a shot.Calvo, whose episode of Food Network's Chopped aired October 25, is hosting a blindfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Chinese New Year Edition of "Where It At?"

    Photo by Riki AltmanAnd you said you'd never try this dish...​And what the heck is it? Here's a hint: This posting was intended to coincide with the 2012 Chinese New Year, which began yesterday. And, no, these parts never belonged to a dragon. If anyone is a particular fan of this dish (besides yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Chinese New Year Celebration Starts Sunday: Kung Hei Fat Choy at Hakkasan and the Mandarin

    The Hakkasan Dragon Dance performed by local Kung Fu experts at the Fontainebleau Hotel will start at 9 p.m. sharp at the Bleau Bar and make its way to the haute cuisine restaurant..

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Chinese New Year Beach Party at Mandarin Oriental

    ​The Year of the Dragon begins exactly two weeks from today, so if celebrating the Chinese lunar calendar helps to provide a party excuse in between the usual holidays and vacays, we say, bring it on. The Mandarin Oriental always embraces their roots during this time period with a well-rounded lin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Celebrate Chinese New Year at These Miami Restaurants

    via wikimedia commons Drhaggis​Looking for somewhere to go on Chinese New Year? Ring in the Year of the Rabbit at one of these Miami restaurants. Celebrations begin on February 2. Café Sambal at the Mandarin Oriental Lion dance performances and Asian art in the café's outdoor terrace are p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Hakkasan Celebrates Year Of The Rabbit

    ​From Thursday, February 2 through Wednesday, February 9, Fontainebleau Miami Beach's Hakkasan will be celebrating the Chinese New Year by offering five specialty dishes along with the regular a la carte Cantonese menu. The big shebang takes place on Saturday, February 5, when a live lion dance ta ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 22, 2009

    The Ox Deserves a Party

    Ring in the Chinese New Year.

  • Calendar

    February 7, 2008


    Kick off the Chinese New Year in style, all rodents aside.

  • Calendar

    February 15, 2007

    Dragons and Lions and Pigs, Oh My

    The Gables ushers in the Chinese New Year

  • Dining

    November 4, 2004
  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Opium Dream

    A New Year's Reverie