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After-Hours Dim Sum Etiquette?

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After-Hours Dim Sum Etiquette?

Swankalicious | Jun 19, 2012 04:36 PM

Mr. Swank and I happened in to Hei Lei Moon yesterday about 2pm, when the lunch rush had died down. There were a couple of waiters listlessly pushing half-empty carts. We ordered whatever was available, which wasn't much. Yet we were not offered menus -- just the dim sum slip. However, the dining room was occupied with a handful of other tables, and we noticed people getting interesting-looking dim sum delivered directly to their tables.
Is this something we should've known to ask for? Without a menu, how would we know their offerings? Just curious if it's possible to order dim sum at a dim-sum place, even when carts aren't rolling by, if that makes sense.

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