Saturday, February 21, 2015

Year of the Sheep, Americana-style!

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Lunar New Year Celebration of
Year of the Sheep!

February 15, 2015


The Americana at Brand
in Glendale.

At precisely 2 pm, the gate opened to
the green in the center of the Americana.


My first stop was to pick up
the traditional red envelope.

Red envelopes are usually given by married to the 
unmarried, most are children.


Inside my red envelope,
I received a Complimentary Pizza at

Other gifts; complimentary crispy rice and spicy tuna
at Katsuya, $1 Bills, and more.


The Green at the Americana at Brand
was decorated beautifully.

Activities for the kids too.


A calligraphy artist shares his talents
and lucky attendees got to take
one of his works of art home with them.


Year of the Sheep


Food and activity booths in and around the Green.


What's a celebrations without food?
626 Night Market favorites
Mama Musubi, Swirls Potato and Lemonade,
and the Original Ramen Burger were in attendance
and were just as popular.

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Mama Musubi's Truffle Tuna musubi


Ramen Burgers and red shirts at the festival


It was a warm day, time for a famous lemonade
and swirl potato from Swirls Potato.



Partying like it's 4712!


Entertainment too...


What's a Lunar New Year celebration
without a lion dance?

The Lion Dance is believed to bring good luck and fortune.


Happy Year of the Sheep!



Photos by Jay Terauchi
Jay Eats Worldwide
©Jay Terauchi

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