Ping Pong Celebrates the Year of the Rabbit

Thursday marked the first day of the Chinese Year of the Rabbit. To celebrate, Chinatown's Ping Pong Dim Sum threw a festival of flowers, lanterns, cocktails... and steamed parcels of deliciousness.

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Anna and Gina have great things in store for their Year of the Rabbit, the fourth symbol in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese Zodiac. That includes kicking off the year with dim sum, of course.
Specialty cocktails and passed dim sum were just some of Ping Pong's party perks.
3/8's Tara and Amanda celebrate the Chinese New Year (also called the Lunar New Year).
Invited guests enjoyed palm and tea leaf readings -- glimpses into what the new year will bring!
Drums and Dragon Dancers made it a true traditional celebration. Other Chinese New Year traditions include money in red paper envelopes (Ang Pows) to greet the new year, and decorations of flowers, Chinese lanterns, fruits and red paper cut-outs with themes such as happiness, longevity and wealth.
Hundreds packed Ping Pong for what was one major New Year's Bash!
Colin and Emma aren't Rabbits, but if they were, they would have these characteristics: gracious, good friend, kind, sensitive, soft-spoken, amiable, elegant, reserved, cautious, artistic, thorough, tender, self-assured, shy, astute, compassionate, lucky, flexible, but can be moody, detached, superficial, self-indulgent, opportunistic and stubborn.
It's said that Hares (born in 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999) match people born in the Year of the Sheep, Pig or Dog.
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