Lunar New Year at Blue Fish

The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year is one of the most significant traditional holidays celebrated in many Asian countries, including China, Vietnam, Korea, and others. The Lunar New Year marks the beginning of the lunar calendar and usually falls between January 21st and February 20th, the calendar is based on the observations of cycles of the moon's phases.  

This festive occasion is characterized by various customs and traditions, such as family gatherings, distant relatives and mediate family would travel thousand of kilometers in gathering of feasting on special foods, giving and receiving red envelopes (hongbao or lai see) containing money, and setting off fireworks to ward off evil spirits. Each year is associated with one of the twelve animals in the Chinese zodiac, and 2024, for example, is the Year of the Dragon.

The Lunar New Year is deeply rooted in cultural and spiritual significance, making it a cherished time for millions of people around the world. In Ocean City, Blue Fish located on 94th street upper north end of the town embraces the joy of coming together in the jubilation. We welcomed friends from California, Hawaiian and as far as Beijing, China and cheers to our closest friends from Delaware and across the street in the Century I condominiums that came to join our treasure hunt of the iconic red envelope, in each includes prizes. Everyone of our closest friends came dressed in Hanfu, Kimono, Qipao in celebration of the special Lunar Menu that offered a blend of traditional flavors with a contemporary flair. 

This is the first year we spent months in menu engineering in offering the most traditional and organic experience during Lunar New Year. The turn out was a success and the best of all are the unforgettable memories that we created. "Gong Xi Fa Cai" to everyone on the Delmarva and across the world.