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Lunar New Years past and present: how rice cake soup cured my holiday dread

Korean Lunar New Year Seollal Tteokguk

Heading into the first couple months of the new year, all holiday-induced stress and winter sales jingles begin to wind down. Any empty hype around self-deluding resolutions makes way for the work we decide matters enough to us to actually do it. And the peppermint-infused holiday spirit dissipates into the gray mornings of January. Until the first new moon when local Asian markets suddenly get a bit busier.

Lunar New Years of the past