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The Chicago Chinese Cultural Institute will showcase the 1,800-year-old Chinese tradition of dumpling making during its 16th Annual Dumpling Making Dinner

Chinese families celebrate the New Year by making dumplings, known as jiaozi. Traditionally, a coin was hidden in a dumpling, believed to bring its recipient wealth. The Lunar New Year, or Chinese New Year, comes from an agrarian tradition and the dumpling making dinner honors this history by encouraging people make the food that they will eat.

Guests to the New Year dinner will learn the history and significance of the Chinese dumpling and how to prepare the dumplings. After which they will be served a full meal including Chicken Corn Soup, Crab Rangoon, Vegetable Egg Roll, Deep Friend Shrimp Ball, Chicken and Vegetarian Dumplings, Kung Pao Chicken, Fish with Soy Bean Paste, Mongolian Beef, Braised Bean Curd with Black Mushroom, Vegetable Friend Rice, and Water Chestnut Cake.

Saturday, January 18th, 2020 at 3:30pm

Saturday, February 1st, 2020 at 3:30pm

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Feb 01, 2020

$40.00 to $45.00
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