Celebrate The First Annual Chinese New Year Festival This Weekend

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

The First Annual Chinese New Year Festival comes to University City this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28, with the hope to bring together the St. Louis community to discover the festive spirit of Chinese New Year and foster cultural awareness and communication.

Photo courtesy of LuLu Seafood Restaurant.

Photo courtesy of Lu Lu Seafood Restaurant.

Starting things off this Friday at LuLu Seafood, experience an authentic 10-course Chinese meal and cocktail hour in St. Louis’ Chinatown for $28. The family-owned restaurant has provided dishes from every region of China to the table at LuLu for more than 20 years. Tickets can be purchased online to reserve your spot or you can just show up.

The menu for Friday evening is as follows:

Featured Cocktail
Lychee Martini

Appetizers
Dim Sum ShuMai
Shrimp Dumpling
Vegetable Egg Roll

Dishes
Peking Duck
Salt and Pepper Whole Flounder
Walnut Jumbo Shrimp
Cilantro Beef
Szechuan BBQ Chicken
Crispy Eggplant
Green Bean with Garlic

Desert
Vegetarian Fried Rice Dessert Mango Pudding

The banquet dinner and cocktail hour will also feature dragon and lion dances. Be sure to check out the rest of the events happening on Saturday in The Loop at Create Space and United Provisions with happy hour, performances a Night Market and more.

8224 Olive Blvd., University City, 314.997.3108

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