POPSUGAR Celebrity

Let's Dish: What Foods Do You Eat For Good Luck?

Mar 18 2009 - 3:00pm

Maybe it was the luck of the Irish, but yesterday's festivities [1] got me thinking about fortuitous foods. Whenever anyone in my family travels, my mother prepares a large pot of Ping An Mien, the Chinese chicken noodle soup pictured above, for safe travels. Before my friend Jaime ran her first marathon, she had to eat a certain dish at her favorite Italian restaurant for good luck, and many Southerners will tell you they can't start a new year on the right foot without black-eyed peas. Tell me, what are your lucky foods?

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