Chinese New Year: A Celebration of Food

Many Chinese people in North Texas celebrated the New Year last weekend with dumplings, fish and other assorted dishes.

By Elizabeth MyongJanuary 31, 2020 10:00 am,

From KERA:

Bting into the chewy skin of a xiao long bao (a Chinese soup dumpling), scalding hot juices burst forward like a breaking dam of umami broth. The cooking process of the soup dumpling is a carefully orchestrated symphony as the meat and/or veggie filling inside slowly releases liquid, filling up the pouch with a lava-like flow of hot soup.

As Chinese New Year kicked off last weekend, dumplings were one of the most commonly eaten dishes because they resemble gold coins, which symbolize good fortune.

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