Year Of The Rat: How To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

Year Of The Rat: How To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago
A Lion Dance is performed at Chinese New Year celebration parade in Chicago, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Lunar New Year in 2014 marks the Year of the Horse on the Chinese calendar. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo
Year Of The Rat: How To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago
A Lion Dance is performed at Chinese New Year celebration parade in Chicago, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. The Lunar New Year in 2014 marks the Year of the Horse on the Chinese calendar. Nam Y. Huh / AP Photo

Year Of The Rat: How To Celebrate Lunar New Year In Chicago

This weekend, Chicago will usher in the Year of the Rat with colorful parades and special events across the city. Reset dives into the history of Chicago’s Chinese food scene and what you need to know to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

GUESTS: Louisa Chu, Chicago Tribune food and dining reporter

Monica Eng, WBEZ Curious City reporter