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Cuisine of other nations influences ‘Chinese food’

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
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Chinese New Year, celebrated this year on Friday, involves a litany of symbolic foods. Noodles are eaten for long life; clams, because they look like coins, are eaten for wealth; and fish, a Chinese word that sounds similar to the word for “abundance,” symbolizes prosperity. ...

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