Happy Chinese Valentine’s Everyone!

十五晚 (“Chap Goh Mei” in Hokkien dialect) is a term used to mark the end of the Chinese New Year celebration. Chap Goh Mei is literally the 15th night of the 1st month of the lunisolar year. It is the last day of the Spring Festival (CNY) and also known as 元宵节 (Yuanxiao Jie) which … Continue reading

Lo Hei Dinner @ Cafe De Hong Kong 新天地小厨

Chap Goh Mei is fast approaching and we’ll have another feast on Valentine’s Day! Geez, I’m getting really fat here and soon I’ll need a good detox 😉 Adrian, May, Ranjita, Ross, Yap and I meet up occasionally but seldom all together. Not these days anyway… All of us have our work commitments and it … Continue reading

The Lantern Festival Yuan Xiao Jie – 元宵节

Yuan Xiao Jie 元宵节 also known as The Lantern Festival which marks the end of Chinese New Year celebrations should not be confused with Mid-Autumn Festival popularly coined as Lantern Festival also. Yuan Xiao Jie falls on the 15th day of Zhengyue (first month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar) is also known as Chap Goh … Continue reading