You may be a bit skeptical, but some foods are believed to be luckier than others. Feast on these beneficial dishes to ensure good fortune—or at least to ensure you start 2016 off full of great meals.
Round foods, like bagels and doughnuts, are a tasty way to start the day and also symbolize coming full circle. As this year is coming to an end, it's good to remember that 2016 is just about to begin.
Warm Soba in Broth with Spinach and Tofu
In Japan and China, long noodles represent longevity—but only if you don't cut or break the noodles. Thankfully, this recipe serves them in a dashi broth, so slurping should be a bit easier.