05.01.2011 29.Tevet, 5771
World of Mouth: Have a lucky 2011
The column that brings you festivals from around the world; this week, which foods do different cultures eat to to bring luck in the New Year?
As the Hanukkah and Christmas holidays came to a close, for many, January 1 marked the beginning of a New Year. Of course not everyone celebrates New Year's at this time. The Persians, the Chinese, the Hindus, the Cambodians and the Jews are just a few of the groups of people who did not spend January 1 fighting off champagne hangovers while frantically resolving to lose weight, save more money and organize more closets….