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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

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