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Thu December 20, 2012
The Non-Christmas Christmas Tradition: Chinese Food
Anyone who spends Christmas day in Boston knows how quiet the city is. It’s like a ghost town. No one is on the streets. No cars are on the roads. And "Sorry, We're Closed" signs hang in every business window. But there is one part of the city that’s open and humming--that’s Chinatown.
Going out for Chinese food has become a huge non-Christmas Christmas tradition. Joining us today for a guide on how we can eat our way through Christmas Eve and Christmas Day is Lilly Jan.
Lilly Jan, chef instructor and an expert on Chinese food culture
LILLY JAN'S RESTAURANT SUGGESTIONS:
For an inside look at the culture and work life at local Chinese restaurants, check out Planet Takeout