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San Francisco Lunch Series #25: Mayflower Dim Sum

heidipie | Jan 28, 200511:07 PM

An astonishing 21 hounds made their way to outer Geary Boulevard for dim sum lunch at Mayflower. It's a good thing there were so many of us, because we got to sample a good deal of their comprehensive menu. Here's what we had:

mushroom siu mai
chicken feet in black bean sauce
steamed beef ball
deep fried minced meat dumpling
steamed sticky rice roll
deep fried crispy diced pumpkin
har gau
shrimp and banana roll
steamed bean curd roll with shrimp in oyster sauce
taro and meat dumpling
pan-fried chive and meat dumpling
steamed scallop dumpling
rice noodle roll with shrimp
rice noodle roll with shredded chicken and bitter melon
stuffed eggplant
pan-fried rice noodle with XO sauce
pan-fried turnip cake with XO sauce
layered bean curd with special sauce
roast duck
deep fried black cod with spicy salt
ribeye beef roll with enoki mushrooms in black pepper sauce
gingko nuts and bean curd skin with pea sprouts in supreme broth
rice with preserved chinese sausage in clay pot
layered egg custard cake
pan-fried black sesame sweet dumpling with bitter melon
black sesame sweet dumplings
sweet sticky rice ball topped with peanut and coconut
special dessert with chinese herb & turtle concentrate
sesame balls

One table paid $12 each, the other $13 each, including tax and tip.

What did you think, hounds?

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