January 25 of this year is the Lunar New Year ushering in the Year of the Rat. For those born in 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, and 2008, this is your year! The Lunar new year is an auspicious time for those who celebrate. The days and weeks leading up to the lunar […]
Chinese New Year
From all of us at Fine Choice Foods – Wishing you good fortune according to all your wishes! Happy Chinese New Year 祝您猴年大吉!
Chinese New Year is near. Cue the number of tangerines, mandarin oranges, clementines and oranges being displayed as decoration and gifted as presents to friends and relatives. Odd? Yes. In reality, it just comes down to a play on words. Tangerines (桔子 (gat zi) or 柑橘 (gam gwat) in Cantonese, 桔 sounds similar to the […]