Grace Hong and her husband, David Olsen, have started an annual feast for the new year based on Korean tradition, a gathering they have named Dumplingfest. The celebration includes about 60 guests and 600 dumplings.
Grace Hong, second from right, makes dumplings with Sharon Wittin, left, her daughter, Vera Wiegmann, 6, and Andrew Sobanet, right. Every year, Hong and her husband, David Olsen, host Dumplingfest, a holiday party ringing in the new year with as many friends as will fit in their rowhouse. Dayna Smith/For The Washington Post Buy Photo