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Dim Sum Go Go (Review & Question)

Wingman | Nov 21, 2005 08:57 AM

After wanting to try a dim sum brunch ever since I moved into the city (a few years ago) I finally was able to break away from my addiction to eggs on a Sunday morning. This past Sunday the GF and I went to Dim Sum Go Go in Chinatown, had some really interesting stuff, some very good and some AWFUL (probably my fault for not knowing the menu).

In my normal adventurous spirit I ordered about as much as I could stomach. This of course turned out to be way too much food for more $$$ than I thought. Started off with some egg custards, pumpkin (something, like pumpkin flan but of a different name), and pork dumplings, all 3 were pretty good none outstanding. After this the dim sum came out.

In addition to the 10 piece meat sampler we had scallion rice rolls, pork sticky buns, shirmp and vegetable dumplings and a pork type egg roll in a ton of sauce served in a bamboo pot (for the life of me I can't figure out what that was). The 10 piece sampler was interesting although my girlfriend and I both didn't like the shark fin dumpling we did enjoy just about everything else except for the fungus dim sum. We weren't positive if we were supposed to eat this fluffy looking thing with black seeds sitting in the middle of our bamboo pot but we decided to go for it. It was hands down the oddest, hardest to eat, most disturbing to swallow thing I have ever had.

My favorite 2 things of all that we had were the pork sticky buns and mushroom and beef dim sum. My girlfriend absolutley loved the scallion rice roll (like a scallion pancake just not fried). So this begs the question, did we do ok in ordering and was our experience common (some hit some miss), any suggestions on how to make it better for the next time?


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