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Celebrate the Year of the Ox with these 8 lucky Chinese New Year dishes

Gong xi fa cai. In Mandarin Chinese, it means wishing you prosperity, or Happy New Year.

The Year of the Ox arrives on Friday, Feb. 12. For East Asians who celebrate the Lunar New Year, including those with roots in China, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, it’s the biggest holiday of the year, marked by 15 days of celebrations.

Cities with large Asian populations will put on grand celebrations with businesses shutting down for a week or even a full 15-day celebratory period.

According to Asian folklore, people born in the Year of the Ox are strong, reliable, fair

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Celebrate Year of the Ox with these 8 lucky Chinese New Year dishes

Gong xi fa cai.  In Mandarin Chinese, it means wishing you prosperity, or Happy New Year.

The Year of the Ox arrives on  Friday, Feb. 12. For East Asians who celebrate the Lunar New Year, including those with roots in China, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand, it’s the biggest holiday of the year, marked by 15 days of celebrations.

Cities with large Asian populations will put on grand celebrations with businesses shutting down for a week or even a full 15-day celebratory period.

According to Asian folklore, people born in the Year of the Ox are strong, reliable, fair and

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The Best Vegan Comfort Food Dishes at Greater Phoenix Restaurants

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Comfort foods don’t need to be meaty. Thanks to some culinary innovations from Valley chefs, traditional favorites like macaroni and cheese and chicken wings can be enjoyed with as much flavor as their carnivorous counterparts. Here are 11 of the best vegan comfort-food dishes around the Valley.

Wings

Green New American Vegetarian
Multiple Locations

In 2006, Green New American Vegetarian was the first Valley restaurant to offer wings that looked and tasted like real chicken wings. Fifteen years and

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Restaurants plan special dishes to launch the Year of the Ox

The observance of the Lunar New Year 2021, the Year of the Ox, will be Feb. 12-17. The ox is the second of the zodiac animals, following the Year of the Rat. Those born in the Year of the Ox are said to be hard-working and honest.

Numerous Las Vegas-area restaurants are planning special menus to celebrate the holiday. Among them:

Beijing Noodle No. 9 at Caesars Palace is offering eight additions to its takeout menu, including double-boiled pork soup with dry oyster and fat choy, $26.99; a pound of steamed Santa Barbara prawns with Chinese wine, $129.99; and stir-fried

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