Ring in the Year of the Snake at Wild Ginger and The Triple Door

Seattle area’s premier Asian restaurant and award-winning entertainment venue to celebrate Chinese New Year with traditional cultural performances

Wild Ginger and its neighboring award-winning performance venue, The Triple Door, will host a variety of Chinese New Year celebrations and experiences to ring in the Year of the Snake.

Wild Ginger will host traditional lion dancers from Northwest Kung Fu & Fitness at Wild Ginger Seattle on Wednesday, February 13 at 7 p.m., and at Wild Ginger Bellevue on Saturday, February 16 at 12:30 p.m. An age-old Chinese New Year tradition, the lion dance is said to ward off evil spirits and summon luck and fortune for the upcoming year. Bedecked in elaborate costumes, the dancers will move throughout each restaurant as guests enjoy authentic and traditional Asian fare.

On Wednesday, February 6 at 7 p.m. The Triple Door will host Snake, a cultural celebration of the Chinese New Year 2013 featuring local artists showcasing a variety of traditional Chinese performances, arts and demonstrations. The show is produced by Jason Lock, former actor and model and general manager of The Triple Door and David Leong a former Hong Kong action movie star, producer and model whose film credits include movies starring Jacky Chan, Steven Seagal and Jean Claude Van Damme.Highlights include a performance by the world-renowned Jinghu artist Lucy Wu, Bejing Opera Singer Bing He, a traditional Chinese ribbon dance, a kung fu demonstration’s from three local martial arts schools, and more.

Tickets for Snake cost $20 and can be purchased at The Triple Door box office, located at 216 Union Street in downtown Seattle, by phone at 206-838-4333 or online at www.thetripledoor.net. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m.

Wild Ginger—Bellevue and Seattle, Wash.Wild Ginger Asian Restaurant and Satay Bar is the Seattle area’s premier Asian restaurant, rooted in the time-honored customs and cultures of the East. With two locations in Seattle and Bellevue, Wild Ginger offers an experience for the senses in a delightful, vibrant and inspiring space. Wild Ginger features fiercely authentic and traditional Asian dishes spanning the eastern Pacific Rim from China to Indonesia, and Malaysia to Vietnam. Chefs insist on house-made ingredients, cracking coconuts to make coconut milk, grinding spices for curries, blending spicy chili sambals and cooking fresh oysters to bottle pungent oyster sauce—all from scratch. For more information, visit www.wildginger.net.

The Triple Door

Located in downtown Seattle, across from Benaroya Hall, The Triple Door combines world-class entertainment with the award-winning food and wine of Wild Ginger. The Mainstage Theater features touring national acts and the Musicquarium lounge, named for its stunning 1,900 gallon freshwater aquarium, pairs the sounds of up-and-coming artists from around the country with one of the city’s most popular happy hours. For more information and a schedule of upcoming events call 206-838-4333 or visit www.thetripledoor.net.

Written by Charles Koh

Founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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