Persistent ran didn’t dampen the celebratory spirit.
Chinese New Year
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British Dance Edition and the fabulous Flamenco Festival dominate the dancing landscape.
Pictures of Sunday’s Year of the Rabbit celebrations in Trafalgar Square and Chinatown from the Londonist Flickrpool.
With Year of the Rabbit celebrations coming up tomorrow in Chinatown, here’s our top ten list of favourite Chinatown treats (in no particular order except alphabetical). Have fun and eat well!
Chinatown’s getting ready for Year of the Rabbit celebrations.
Afternoon tea, that most British of institutions, has been given an interesting new twist: a variety of dim sum replaces the sandwiches and scones, jasmine tea usurps the earl grey and, for what may be the first time ever, the menu includes sweet chilli sauce.
Photography by Chris Osburn Over the past year or so, we’ve been generally pleased with our visits to the Royal China Club; we loved sampling their dim sum and thought their free chopstick lessons for children was as cute a gimmick as any London restaurant …
Even though it was Chinese New Year proper last Monday, festivities happened all over again on the scale we have become accustomed to yesterday. It was bitterly cold with intermittent snow but even the drifts of white powdery ice crystals couldn’t dim the gleeful strings …