Chinese New Year is the greatest annual celebration when families and friends gather to enjoy delicious food and drinks. However, most Chinese traditional dishes contain high fat, salt and sugar. If you don’t pay attention to your diet, the continuous celebration and heavy meals could affect your health. Let’s take a look at traditional cuisine for Chinese New Year and their proper serving sizes. Continue reading
Many patients come to me asking whether they are “cold” or “hot” people. Coldness and heat are two principles in Chinese medicine used to differentiate between how much yin and yang individuals have. It does not refer to whether a person is hot- or cold-blooded, but about the balance of the hot yang to the cold yin. Continue reading
The AACA’s Next Steps Transitional English Program celebrated its 20th anniversary on Jan. 17. Current and former students shared their experiences in America, while teachers congratulated them on their success. Continue reading
Two Chinese American women plan to give back to the community by running in the 117th Boston Marathon. On April 15, Julia Kuo and Emily Weng will run 26.6 miles to raise money for the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. Continue reading
The Chinatown/South Cove Neighborhood Council met Jan. 22 to discuss local restaurant changes and the relocation of the Chinatown Registry of Motor Vehicles. Its monthly meeting was held at the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, 90 Tyler Street. Continue reading
By day, Phil Amara teaches fourth grade at the Josiah Quincy Lower School.
By night, he battles masked villains and saves villages from doom. Continue reading