Tuesday is the Lunar New Year and I have been thinking of some of my friends and colleagues around the world who are celebrating this week.
Of course, Chinese restaurants like Panda Express are going to call it the Chinese New Year.
In China you see many decorations leading up to the New Year. This was from a couple years ago when I was in Shanghai. See: Chinese New Year Decorations
You see a lot of red lanterns for New Year decorations.
This is a special treat for me as my Chinese nickname is Mántou.
Tomorrow I plan on going to a Korean restaurant for a Lunar New Year Lunch. Last year I tried to go to one of my favorite Chinese restaurants, but it was packed. I must also remember to go to lunch early before the parking lot fills up at the shopping center full of Asian restaurants.
Happy Lunar New Year.