Ok, I admit it. I have never had dim sum before.
On Saturday, I will be going to a Chinatown restaurant in Boston or dim sum. I'm looking for some hints so I do not commit any significant social faux pas.
I would greatly appreciate some guidance and coaching from those experienced in the dim sum process.
How do I order? How do I know what items being pushed around on the carts?
Any suggestions about things I *must* try or should avoid? I am not an exceptionally adventurous eater.
Is the menu also available during dim sum?
What's the likelihood of dim sum items containing MSG? It's not an allergy per se so I try not to make a "big deal" out of it, but I get migraines if I consume MSG.
Thanks in advance.