Chinese New Year’s Eve

It’s Chinese New Year’s Eve, and it’s one of the busiest nights of the year for Chinese restaurants. I remember one year when my family made a reservation at a new restaurant in Richmond. Well, when we arrived the place was a gong show, and they had our reservation in their book, but no available tables. Any other night, we could have walked next door and had a decent meal. But just try to get a table in Richmond, on New Year’s Eve, without a reservation. Good luck.

Now we stick to places that actually honour reservations (most places, really) or eat with another family. This year it’s the latter, and I’m looking forward to a night of tasty – and symbolic – food.

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2 responses to “Chinese New Year’s Eve

  1. Happy New Year!!

  2. Thanks Wayne! Vancouver got some of the Ottawa snow. I’d like to send it back.

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