LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — What’s usually a lively, festive and bright celebration will be more muted this year due to the ongoing pandemic.

“Chinese New Year in the Desert” (CNY) is going virtual this year with a focus on promoting Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) owned restaurants here in the Las Vegas area.

The Lunar New Year celebration usually means big business for places like Chubby Cattle as family mealtime is so important on this holiday.

“A lot of people sit around a table and they share one pot and they share everything in one pot.”

For Joyce Li, vice president of Chubby Cattle International, the pandemic brought sudden changes that forced the restaurant to adapt to to-go orders and social distancing. It created a tough situation.

Read the full article here: https://www.ktnv.com/news/coronavirus/chinese-new-year-in-the-desert-focused-on-highlighting-aapi-restaurants

Categories : In the Press

Edson Doromal

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