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Chinese New Year Events Around Atlanta

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Happy Chinese New Year, Y’All! Gong xi fa cai! Gung hay fat choy! Some Chinese New Year-themed events around town:
Saturday, January 11, 2014, 6:30pm: 9th Annual Celebration of Thai New Year 2014, Thai/ Asian American Alliance, USA, Happy Valley Restaurant, Duluth, GA
Thursday, January 16, 6:30pm: Chinese Hot Pot 101 Cooking Class, Cooks Warehouse, Brookhaven, 4062 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30319
Friday, January 24, 7pm: Special Chinese New Year Cultural Dinner hosted by Chinese Southern Belle. Hand-selected multi-course sit-down dinner with traditional “lucky” dishes, food & cultural narration, trivia, prizes, calligraphy. Advance tickets required. More info:
Saturday, January 25, 6pm, National Organization of Chinese Americans (NACA) Fundraising Banquet

Saturday, February 8, 10:30am: Asian Dumplings & Pot StickersHands-On Cooking Class, Cooks Warehouse, Midtown (Ansley Mall) 1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R Atlanta, GA 30324

Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 1st & 2nd, Chinatown Lunar New Year Celebration, Chinatown Taipei Cultural Center, 10AM-4PM,  5377 New Peachtree Rd, Chamblee, GA 30341. Festive and chaotic but the food is good. Benefits several student and nonprofit organizations.  Hosted by Taipei Cultural Center, behind “Chinatown.”  Getting there earlier before 11am is recommended.  Limited seating, lots of people, food booths.
In previous years, Fernbank Science Museum and Children’s Museum of Atlanta have held themed events but no postings as of this writing so check out their websites.

Chinese New Year by Natalie Keng, Atlanta INtown Newspaper  (page 34)


Celebrating Chinese New Year, Asian Cooking Classes & Events

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Happy Chinese New Year, Y’All! Here’s an article on the holiday and upcoming special cooking classes and seasonal events to help celebrate and “taste” the tradition!

Chinese New Year by Natalie Keng, Atlanta INtown Newspaper  (page 34)


Tickets: Chinese New Year Cultural Dinner January 24, 2014

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*Special Chinese New Year Cultural Dinner* hosted by Natalie & Margaret Keng, Chinese Southern Belle!

Friday, January 24, 2014, 7:00pm

Looking for something unique, tasty and culturally inspiring to help you celebrate Asia’s biggest holiday of the year? Not in the mood to fight crowds, eat standing up or hear long speeches?

Join Atlanta’s own Chinese Southern Belles–mother-daughter duo, Natalie and Margaret Keng, your cultural hosts– for a tasty, fun night out and celebrate Asia’s most important holiday through a mouth-watering, multi-course dinner of hand-selected, authentic traditional Chinese New Year dishes, matched to the Year of the Horse!

-Hand-selected, custom menu of dim sum “tapas” plates and home-style Chinese regional specialtieschinese new year traditions
-”Lucky foods” and cultural history
-Chinese New Year traditions- old, new and fusion
-Personalized calligraphy by Margaret
-Cooking tips, express demo, restaurant secrets, Chinese calligraphy, fun trivia & raffle prizes!chinese new year dinner, calligraphy, Margaret Keng, chinese food

DATE/TIME: FRIDAY, January 24, 7:00pm, Canton House Restaurant, 4825 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341
Please do not contact restaurant about event or registration. Questions? Call 404-494-0088 or

Cost: $45/person, $85/two special. Advance purchase tickets required. No tickets sold at door. BUY NOW, LIMITED SEATS, EVENT WILL SELL OUT!  Past Event Photos & Article

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