Chinese New Year Dinner & Entertainment

Chinese New YearHelp welcome in the Year of the Rabbit (a most auspicious year!) at  Slow Food Harrisburg’s 2nd annual Chinese New Year celebration. Enjoy delicious Chinese specialties, musical entertainment and good conversation.  The dinner will be hosted at the China Tea House, 610 Simpson Street, Mechanicsburg. This is a great event for the entire family. Last year’s event sold out, so reserve early!

Cost: $25 per adult; $15 for children 12 and under; tax and service fee included; BYOB (bring your own opener and glasses).

Reservations: To make a reservation, call Jeff Katcher @ 545-8182 or  The deadline for reservations is Tuesday, February 8.

About our Menu: Chinese New Year is the most traditional of Chinese festivals. It is a 15-day celebration that begins each year in January or February, according to the lunar calendar.  We aim to merge two traditions in the food offered:  Cantonese dim sum and more substantial dishes prepared particularly for Chinese New Year.  China Tea House specializes in dim sum, which is the Chinese equivalent of tapas.  In Canton, Hong Kong, and in Chinatowns across the world, carts laden with a variety of small dishes are rolled through the dining room.  At our dinner, we will enjoy a selection of approximately ten meat, seafood, vegetable and sweet dim sum dishes.  Try several or try all of them!

Directions & Parking: The China Tea House (610 Simpson Street, Mechanicsburg) is just off (but visible from) Simpson Street.  It is very close to the Giant supermarket.  Turn left on Apple Dr. heading west, or turn right heading east.  There is a Pizza Hut next to the restaurant.  Parking is limited in front of the restaurant.  You may also park directly across Apple Drive in available spaces at the car repair business or along the side streets. China Tea House’s phone number is 691-8883 (but RSVP through Jeff Katcher).

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