The Lunar New Year is celebrated by billions of people throughout the world every February, and every year the millions of Asian Americans living here in NY celebrate as well with colorful parades, fireworks and of course – lots of good food. You can find a list of locations throughout the NYC that will be performing lion dances and fireworks in this article. However, if you want to keep your celebration a bit more low-key and closer to home, we recommend you try one of our neighborhood Asian restaurants that are celebrating the holiday this coming month.
While Chinese take-out, dim sum, pho and other Asian delicacies are standard dinners for most Long Islanders, make your meal a little special this week for the Lunar Near Year at this local Chinese restaurant.
Spice Workshop – With red walls and a zen garden right in the middle of the dining room, Spice Workshop has the perfect atmosphere to start off you Lunar New Year in the right mood. Located just ten minutes from your Ronkonkoma apartment, this local Chinese restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients. While they have all your favorite traditional Chinese dishes, the real draw of this Long Island Chinese restaurant is it’s authenticity. Diners on Yelp say Spice Workshop is the closet you can get to eating in China anywhere on Long Island. Be sure to try one of their more exotic meals you won’t find at other local Chinese restaurants, and start off the near year by trying something new!
Spice Workshop 2503 Middle Country Rd Centereach, NY 11720