Let the feasting begin. Here's what's on our menu.


Chinese dumplings, a crowd-pleasing starter dish. Make these crispy, pork-filled ones from scratch or use store-bought wrappers to save some time (we won't tell).

Recipe and photo from i am a food blog

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Fry up these Korean scallion pancakes with whatever vegetables you have in the fridge for a tasty and comforting addition to your spread.

Recipe from NYT Cooking

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Photo: Linda Xiao for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Barrett Washburne.



A Korean beef broth soup with rice cakes which symbolizes good fortune and good health in the new year (and which happens to be extremely delicious).

Recipe and photo from Hana Asbrink

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Banh Chung

No Tết celebration is complete without these traditional Vietnamese sticky rice cakes with mung bean and pork.

Recipe from Serious Eats

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For dessert, these Chinese glutinous rice balls filled with black sesame paste make for a sweet and auspicious end to the meal.

Recipe and photo from The Woks of Life

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