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The Ultimate Dim Sum Guide

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The Ultimate Dim Sum Guide

raytamsgv | Jul 2, 2012 02:08 PM

Having been a regular on this board for the past few years, I've come to realize that many people don't fully understand what to order at dim sum or the dim sum experience in general.

In order to help those Chowhounds who don't really understand, I've composed some lyrics to a song to help them. I've put in some American English phoneticizations. You sing these lyrics to the tune of "Take Me Out to the Ball Game". And it goes like this:

Take me out to eat dim sum
With the SGV crowd
Buy me some "fung jow" (鳳爪) and "cha siu bao" (叉燒包)
Man, those Cantonese really talk loud.

Don't forget to get "don tot" (蛋撻),
"ha gow" (蝦餃), "siu mai" (燒賣), too.
Order one, two, three at a time
'Cause it's good for you.

Disclaimer: This is for entertainment purposes only. In other words, if you actually sing it in a restaurant, everyone else will be entertained.

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