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Celebrate Chinese New Year with 8,000 Miles Restaurant in Roselle

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January is the time of year for dancing dragons, firecrackers and endless platters of Chinese food! 8000

Miles will be celebrating the traditional annual celebration, Chinese New Year, for its first year, with a

wine dinner, customary lion dance, menu specials, festive decorations and discount to guests born

in the Year of the Horse.

Guests are invited to kick off the celebration with a six-course wine dinner showcasing dishes traditionally feasted on during the holiday perfectly paired with Lynfred Winery’s most popular winter pours on Thursday, January 30th. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is priced at a lucky $55.55 (plu tax and gratuity).

The menu includes:

The Black Stallion Roll-heirloom Chinese black rice filled with shrimp, pineapple, cilantro and jalapeno topped with white tuna, yellow and black tobiko, honey mustard, bbq eel and sweet chili sauces.
2011 Lynfred Viognier

Jaoizi Dumplings-steamed pork dumplings served with chinkiang black vinegar dipping sauce, fresh ginger and scallions
2010 Lynfred Pinot Noir

Boiled Dumplings: considered to usher in wealth and good luck

Tangerine Chicken-all natural chicken wok crisped and topped with tangerine sauce, candied tangerine peels and fresh citrus served atop shredded Napa cabbage
2011 Marsanne Roussanne

Tangerines: displayed in homes and stores to bring good luck and wealth

Long Life Noodles-all natural White Marble Farms pork slowly braised, shredded and tossed with wheat noodles, Shanghai bok choy and shiitake mushrooms
2007 Lynfred Syrah

Noodles: to ensure a long life

Whole Crispy Fish-red grouper deep fried and served with spicy red chili sweet and sour sauce

Lynfred Sparkling Brut

Fish: a common staple in the Chinese diet and a staple dish served during the New Year

Triple Chocolate Treasure Cake with Blood Orange Sauce and Candied Tangerine Peel

White Sangria

Tangerines: displayed in homes and stores to bring good luck and wealth

The Chinese Lion dance is said to bring happiness and luck while scaring off evil spirits. Guests will witness the spread of fortune and wealth when the Chicago Chinese Cultural Center performers present the sacred tradition beginning at 6:30 p.m on Friday, January 31st. Throughout the evening, holiday-goers can feast on a la carte dishes that were featured at the wine dinner.

The spirit of Chinese Zodiac sign, the horse, will be recognized as diners born in the year of the horse date ranges will receive 15% of their total check. Valid with a photo ID.

Reservations are recommended by calling 630-283-0053 or through Open Table.

8000 Miles is located at 107 Main St in Roselle. Please call (630) 283-0053 for more information or visit online at www.8000milesrestaurant.com.

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