Our usual dim sum place at ICookBuffet at Warden and Steeles is no longer doing dim sum. They did this a few years ago but then dim sum came back. sigh. I think people have tastes for dim sum places, what I like you may not like and vice versa.
I liked IcookBuffet because you ordered off the menu, I don't like the carts because depending on where they seat you, by the time food is picked over and all the good stuff is gone. We really like spare ribs and rice and that is always the first thing to go.
We went to some place today inside the Brimley plaza at Sheppard. I think it's called seafood but I can't remember. anyways, the food was ok but the service was...sigh...typical I suppose. They kept taking away our white pepper that we asked for without even asking if we were done with it.
Had to ask a few people for hot sauce. They have free soy milk self serve.
I've gone to Crown Prince (to see how the wealthy eat) and we were not impressed. It was expensive and the food wasn't that great. We got spare ribs and it was mostly fat. We got fried squid and it was all greasy and oily (no batter on it). Spare rib rice was soggy. And the service wasn't that great either. It seemed like unless they know you, forget it.
Are there any other decent places in scarborough or markham someone can recommend? I don't think we are picky eaters, but it's hard to find the right dim sum place that you like. We prefer cantonese style dim sum.
Does anyone remember thousand layer cake (for dim sum)? It's called "Teen chun gao" They used to make it with duck eggs and it has alot of layers. Now it's a malar gao rip off and it's definately not the same. Does anyone know if there's still a place in TO that makes it old school style?