What to Eat for the Chinese New Year: The Chinese New Year takes place this Sunday, ushering in the year of the snake. If you haven’t been lucky enough to attend a traditional Chinese New Year feast, you also haven’t had the pleasure of learning the significance behind each dish served. Fortunately, Yumsugar.com has a rundown of common Chinese foods eaten during the New Year celebration and what they represent. For example: Tea Eggs, hard boiled eggs simmered in a savory soy sauce broth and cracked halfway through cooking, represent fertility. And whole chickens (yes, head included) stand for family unity.

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    Not gonna fucking lie, I feel weird about someone who doesn’t have a real reason (aka you don’t have Chinese heritage or...
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