Here in the South we need our black eyed peas and collard greens to get our new year off to a successful start, but in other regions and countries different foods are considered lucky.
Check out this guide at Epicurious.com to discover which foods will bring you luck, love and great fortune.
The article also mentions two foods to be avoided. Unfortunately, eating tasty lobster could lead to setbacks because these little creatures move backwards. Consuming chicken could cause you to dwell on the past and have regrets because the bird scratches backwards.
Having barbecue? Good choice. Wealth and happiness will soon be yours. Pork is considered lucky in Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Austria and Hungary.