Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

The Best Way To Ring In The Chinese New Year

  1. Begin
    Opener

    129

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides

    [UPDATE: This story was originally published on July 3, 2013.] Fun fact: Did you know S.F. houses the largest and oldest Chinatown in the whole U.S.? That's right San Franciscans, be proud, because that’s a pretty big deal. And, while the expansive neighborhood is about as authentic as they come, we'll admit that we don’t wander around the lantern-laden hills as much as we’d like.

    With such a wealth of cultural offerings, we’d be there every day if we knew exactly where to go — it’s the best kind of sensory overload. So, from quirky kite stores to dim sum that will blow your mind, this curated list of must-hit spots are the next best thing to hopping a plane east. Have at it, pocket that airfare money, and rest assured that these picks will bring you more than enough good fortune. Time to get lucky!

    Want even more R29? Get the latest news, tips, and can't-resist stories delivered straight to your newsfeed, in real time. Like us on Facebook — we'll see you there!

    Photographed by Ashley Batz

    Photographed by

    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

Shopping

Art Deco-Inspired Jewels To Love Forever

Art Deco jewelry is unlike anything that came before it in history — loud, geometric, and forward. "A heady, celebratory air flowed through Europe and America after the end of the first World War," explains Doyle & Doyle founder Elizabeth Doyle. "Artists [of all kinds] strove to create a new vocabulary of design, read

Shopping

17 Under-$100 Everyday Pieces From Aritzia

We practically peruse Aritzia’s site every day — we can’t get enough of the cool and easy pieces, each just waiting to become wardrobe staples. While the store's price points certainly have some range, there are a ton of affordable finds that are worth a thorough look-see, too. To save you time scrolling read