The 8 essential dishes of Chinese New Year

Feb 06, 2019

Happy Lunar New Year from Goldthread!

Whether you say gong xi fa cai (Mandarin) or gong hei fat choy (Cantonese), there are still a few iconic New Year’s dishes that Chinese people share from region to region.

Here we’ve showcased eight essential dishes and their significance.

(Check out this story in our handy card format too.)

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Written and produced by: Clarissa Wei

Featuring: Team Goldthread!

Shot by: Hanley Chu and Nicholas Ko

Edited by: Nicholas Ko

Animated & Mastered by: Victor Peña