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The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod to Celebrate Lunar New Year with Festive Food and Beverage Selections and Traditional Lion Dance Performance

December 22, 2022

LAS VEGAS – Dec. 22, 2022 – Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod this Lunar New Year with special food and beverage selections at CHĪ Asian Kitchen beginning Friday, Jan. 20, plus a traditional lion dance performance on Sunday, Jan. 22.
CHĪ Asian Kitchen, the newly-debuted restaurant at The STRAT serving an array of authentic and reimagined Chinese and other Asian dishes, will celebrate Lunar New Year with festive dishes, beginning Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Feb. 5. Selections include a Cantonese lobster served with noodles, ginger, scallions and garlic sauce, priced at $59; and Shanghai pepper spicy prawns with jalapeños and fried noodles, priced at $32. To celebrate the Year of the Rabbit, which represents the moon in Chinese culture, CHĪ will also feature a special cocktail, Lunar Moon Shadow, prepared with Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac, yuzu, raspberry marmalade and orange bitters with a rabbit design printed on top, priced at $19.
Additionally, The STRAT will host a Lunar New Year celebration on the casino floor with a traditional lion dance, performed by the Lohan School of Shaolin at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 22. One of the most popular traditions during Lunar New Year, lion dances are believed to bring prosperity and good fortune for the upcoming year. Performers dance in extravagant lion costumes, which symbolize power, wisdom and superiority.
Free parking and valet are always available at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. More information is available on the website at
Asian Kitchen beginning Friday, Jan. 20, plus a traditional lion dance performance on Sunday, Jan. 22.

About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod 
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including Big Shot, Insanity, and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge, and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.  
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.  
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit
Media Contacts: 
Lauren Cahlan/Lauren Addante 
(702) 283-1414 
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Tim Evans of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod 
(702) 383-4782
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