Sun | Aug 19, 2018

100 kicks off Chinese New Year celebrations

Published:Thursday | February 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer
Clad in all red in celebration of the Chinese New Year are Roma and Xavier Chin, with baby Xander Goubault in hand.
Fluffy chicken and pork sow bow in abundance.
An abundance of spicy shrimp was available for everyone to enjoy.
Bobby Jones serving up slices of delicious roast pork.
The fashion-forward Lynette Chin-McDaniel and daughter Tiffany were delighted with their plate filled with a variety of Chinese delicacies.
From left: Dr Clinton Dietrichy, Perline Linnoth and Doneita Douglas enjoy the night out with good food and good company.
A delicious platter of golden pork balls.
Charcoal grilled deboned chicken thigh covered in seaseme seeds.
Maiko Williams digs into tasty spicy noodles.
The traditional lion march was well received by all in attendance.
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With the Chinese New Year being just around the corner, 100 on Hope Road kicked off the annual celebrations with food and drink on the rooftop and gaming lounge.

"The Chinese culture has a very strong presence in our gaming lounge. We value the culture, and this celebration is meant to bring good luck and good fortune for the rest of the year to our patrons," said Alexisse Chin, coordinator for the event.

The celebration catered by the chefs of 100 and Loraine Fung, to recognise the year of the dog, featured several Chinese delicacies, including chicken and pork sow bow, oriental beef satay and chilli spicy pork tenderloin. The event was well attended as there is no doubt how much Jamaicans love Chinese food. The evening even featured a lion march, which entertained and interacted with guests.

latara.boodie@gleanerjm.com