Lunar New Year 2022: Year of the Tiger

New Years means a lot of different things to different people; new beginnings, a time to celebrate, be thankful, or a feast, are just some of the meanings behind Lunar New Years to some. This Lunar New Year, we are entering the Year of the Tiger, which symbolizes strength and bravery.

Spend this Lunar New Years with your family and friends in Markham!


EVENT

2022 LunarFest Greater Toronto Area

Looking for something fun to do to celebrate the Lunar New Year? Look no further; LunarFest GTA is back for another year! This year, they are here with both virtual and in-person events. Visit the courtyard at the Varley Art Gallery to see the Lunar Lanterns of Indigenous Lights display, or join online for creative arts & crafts and animal conservation knowledge.

Dates: Saturday, February 5, 2022 to Sunday, March 6, 2022

Address: Varley Art Gallery Courtyard – 216 Main St Unionville, Unionville, ON L3R 2H1

Website: www.lunarfestgta.ca

Event Facebook Page: facebook.com/events/1065401197618257/


TREATS

Steph and Flour

Are you a cookie lover? If so, then order The Fortune Box from Steph and Flour! The gift set comes with a bag of cranberry and walnut biscotti, black sesame cookies, and hojicha cookies. Enjoy these cookies with your family and friends this Lunar New Year.

Address: 8339 Kennedy Rd unit 2633 & 2635, Unionville, ON L3R 1J5

Websitewww.stephandflour.com

Instagram: @stephandflour

 

Cho-Kwok-Lat

Chef Kwok from Cho-Kwok-Lat has created a Lunar New Year Cake that everyone will want this year! This limited-time cake serves eight people and is made of Madagascar vanilla mouse, lime biscuit, cherry cremeux, lychee compote, and reconstructed sun-dried cherry & oat croustillant. Add this cake to your menu on this Lunar New Years for a dessert that is sure to be delicious!

Address: 31 Main St N, Markham, ON L3P 1X5

Websitewww.chokwoklat.com

Instagram: @chokwoklat

 

Butterbaker to

Why not start the Lunar New Year with the Good Fortune Box from Butterbaker to! Each box comes with a fortune cookie card, six sugar cookies, a geode discover surprise, a gold surprise ball, and a tea leaf reading kit, all things sure to give you good fortune for the new year. Start the Year of the Tiger off with a sweet treat from Butterbaker to.

Address: 140 Amber St Unit #10, Markham, ON L3R 3J8

Websitewww.butter-baker.com

Instagram: @butterbakerto

 

Boréal Gâteau & Creamery

Not many people think of ice cream as a dessert in winter, but that doesn’t stop Boréal Gâteau & Creamery from making delicious ice cream cakes for all occasions! For the 2022 Lunar New Year, Boréal Gâteau & Creamery has created their Lucky Date Ice Cream Cake made with two different types of ice cream with a brown sugar graham crust. Order yours before they sell out!

Address: 205 Main St Unionville #2, Unionville, ON L3R 2G8

Websitewww.borealgateau.com

Instagram: @boreal.gateau

Photo: @boreal.gateau

EATS

Dickens Restaurant

This Hong Kong style restaurant is going all out for this year’s Chinese New Year! Enjoy a tasty meal off their standard menu, or order off their special Chinese New Year menu, which boasts a Surf & Turf Combo and a Chinese New Year Takeout Set for 4. Order these limited-time items before they are gone!

Address: 10 Apple Creek Blvd Unit B3, Markham, ON L3R 5Z1

Websitewww.dickensrestaurant.ca

Instagram: @dickens.restaurant

 

Syogun Sushi

Syogun Sushi is offering a wide variety of promotions for this Lunar New Year. Choose between the Lunar Delux Box, Premium Sushi Combo, Sashimi DON Promo, and the Party Trays Promo for a New Years’ feast with your family and friends. Preorder your Lunar Delux Box before January 28, 2022 for 20% off!

Address: 8261 Woodbine Ave, Markham, ON L3R 8Z5

Websitewww.syogunsushi.com

Instagram: @syogunsushi

 

Hana Don Japanese Cuisine & Bar

Looking for a surprising way to celebrate the Lunar New Year? Look no further; Hana Don is here! Celebrate the Year of the Tiger with the Omakase Sushi box from Hana Don. This box gives the chef the creative freedom to design a one-of-a-kind box just for you and your family! Each box will include 12 nigiri, 6 toro maki, and 2 Hana Delight desserts, creating the perfect meal for your new year celebrations!

Address: 9255 Woodbine Ave Unit B14 Markham, ON L6C 1Y9

Websitewww.hanadon.ca

Instagram: @hanadon.official

 

Chef 88 Elite Fine Dining 百樂軒海鮮酒家

Whether you’re planning on celebrating the Lunar New Year with a small group or a larger group, Chef 88 Elite Fine Dining has a combo for you! From Combos for 4, 6, 8, or 10, you will have enough food for your entire group, and they have limited-time Chinese New Year Cakes available for dessert! You won’t go hungry this year if you order with Chef 88 Elite Fine Dining.

Address: 1661 Denison St T1, Markham, ON L3R 6E4

Websitewww.chef88elite.ca

Photo: @dickens.restaurant

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