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My Lunar New Year Celebration 2017

My Lunar New Year Celebration 2017

It's that time of year again. On Saturday, January 28th was Lunar New Year this year. Happy New Year (新年快樂)! Wishing you great happiness and prosperity (恭喜發財)!

Traditionally, we celebrate by having dinner New Year's Eve as well as hanging out with the family all day on New Year's day. This year, we had a 10-course dinner at Lai Hong Lounge with Derek's family on New Year's Eve.

Cuisine: Dim Sum, Cantonese
Price Range: $11.00 - $30.00
Ambience: Casual
Highlight: My favorite is the pan-fried sea bass and chef special appetizer platter! 

Shop: Lai Hong Lounge
Address: 1416 Powell St San Francisco, CA 94133
Website: http://www.lhklounge.com/
Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/lai-hong-lounge-san-francisco

Chef Special Appetizer Platter

Chef Special Appetizer Platter

Crab Meat with Fish Maw Soup

Crab Meat with Fish Maw Soup

Sauteed Shrimp & Tender Greens

Sauteed Shrimp & Tender Greens

Deep Fried Almond Shrimp Ball

Deep Fried Almond Shrimp Ball

Ginger Onion Fried Lobster

Ginger Onion Fried Lobster

Pan-Fried Sea Bass

Pan-Fried Sea Bass

Braised Whole Abalone & Greens

Braised Whole Abalone & Greens

Imperial Peking Duck

Imperial Peking Duck

Sweet Rice with Chinese Bacon & Sausage

Sweet Rice with Chinese Bacon & Sausage

Koi Fish Mango Pudding

Koi Fish Mango Pudding


On New Year's day, we started off the morning at Tai Wu for dim sum.

Cuisine: Dim Sum, Cantonese
Price Range: $11.00 - $30.00
Ambience: Casual
Highlight: I have a lot of dim sum favorites! Bean curd skin roll, shrimp noodle rolls, shrimp dumplings, steamed beef tripe, deep fried pumpkin with salty egg yolk and egg tarts to name a few. 

Shop: Tai Wu Restaurant
Address: 300 El Camino Real Millbrae, CA 94030
Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/tai-wu-restaurant-millbrae-2

Bean Curd Skin Roll

Bean Curd Skin Roll

Shrimp Noodle Rolls

Shrimp Noodle Rolls

Shiu Mai (Shrimp & Pork)

Shiu Mai (Shrimp & Pork)

Shrimp Dumplings

Shrimp Dumplings

Steamed Beef Tripe

Steamed Beef Tripe

Deep Fried Pumpkin with Salty Egg Yolk

Deep Fried Pumpkin with Salty Egg Yolk

Steamed Egg Yolk Bun

Steamed Egg Yolk Bun

Egg Tarts

Egg Tarts

Mung Bean Coconut Flavor Pudding

Mung Bean Coconut Flavor Pudding

Baked Taro Bun

Baked Taro Bun

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Chocolate Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Chocolate Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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