Top Midwest delicacies for Luna New Year

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The new lunar year is nearly upon us! Check out our top Midwest delicacies for this Luna New Year!

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This years festival will run from 27 April – 1 May 2022. With all your favourite events returning including; the Abrolhos Long Table Lunch presented by Western Rock Lobster, hosted, and curated by award-winning W.A. Chef, Brendan Pratt from Vasse Felix wines, and the Midwest Paddock to Plate supported by Rigters IGA and Buy West Eat Best.

“The Midwest Paddock to Plate event was a real highlight of the festival. Delicious dishes paired with Vasse Felix wines, this is a celebration of Midwest produce and the best in West Australian wines.”

Midwest Paddock to Plate Guest

Midwest Paddock to Plate

Friday 29 April 2022

Luckiest Foods to Eat for Lunar New Year

Bring in the year of the Tiger in style with out top Midwest delicacies for Luna New Year


Shrimp and lobster are both revered as symbols of fortune and good luck, making a great addition to your Lunar New Year menu. The Cantonese word for shrimp sounds like laughter (“ha”), so it’s come to signify happiness.

For details on how to pick up some Western Rock Lobster for Luna New Year, click below for details on all the Back of Boat sales in your area.


Whole fish is often served steamed at the unity dinner (though it can also be boiled or braised), due to the Chinese belief that it will bring prosperity, It’s crucial that the fish be served with its head and tail to represent both a good beginning and end.
For great local fresh fish head to Brolos Fresh.


No Luna New Year celebration would be complete without a delicious bottle of red wine. Over Luna New Year people drink to everlasting friendships, happiness, and other wishes. With red wine symbolizing luck, joy, and happiness.

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