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Dim Sum

Dim sum, lose some. Let's make sure every meal is a win: Find the best dim sum spots, and get expert tips on how to navigate the crazy, chaotic atmosphere, from Chowhounds who've eaten at the best spots around the world.

Dim Sum: A Culinary Odyssey

Dim sum translates to “To touch the heart, gently; refresh the heart” and that it does. More than just a Chinese cuisine, dim sum is a complete sensory experience and a...
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San Fran Food Trip Advice

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by kranston22 2 days ago

Hello all. I'm from Chicago area and am headed to San Fran in November for a 1 week food trip and looking for insider advice. 3 of us will be going and have our own transportation. Food preferences...

Visiting Montreal

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by nsm08 18 days ago

Hi, My husband and I will be in Montreal this August for 4 days. This will be our first time. We enjoy going out to eating out and enjoy great food and in a more casual atmosphere. We are sta...

Dim Sum Corner | Chinatown - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

A couple months ago, a friend joined me for a quick bite at the new Dim Sum Corner in Chinatown before a night out. Dumplings are sourced from the same commercial kitchen that supplies Koi Palace, ...

New Dim Sum - Hong Kong Pearl Falls Church

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by Geeyore 7 years ago

I'm going to repost my review from another site. Recommend that Chowhounders check it out and add your own opinions: We visited for dim sum on Sunday morning, the place was about 2/3 full. The c...

Palette Tea House 彩籠 | Ghirardelli Square - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

No one was more excited than I about the news that Palette Tea House, an offshoot of Koi Palace and Dragon Beaux, would be opening in April on San Francisco's waterfront within walking distance for...

Taste @ Hong Kong, Chantilly, has cart-service dim sum -- anyone tried it?

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by Bob W 28 days ago

We plan to go when our next dim sum craving strikes since it's so much closer than Falls Church for us.

Dim Sum @ Golden Saba Seafood | Chinatown - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

In April I had a chance to try the then two-month old Golden Saba Seafood for a solo dim sum lunch. Opened by the owner of the Mission’s Sun Fat and Basa fish markets, the selection is somewhat lim...

"THE ONE FUSION, Richmond Hill" - Dim Sum: Mediocrity + Mucho MSG = MEH!!

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by Charles Yu 3 months ago

My initial baptism of the Cantonese cuisine at this new Richmond Hill hot-table was so impressive, it led me to a fairly quick re-visit. Though less spectacular than the first time, my second dinin...

Where can I find Zha Liang (doughnut wrapped in rice paper) in Los Angeles?

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by hansolo213 4 months ago

I tried Zha liang for the first time in vancouver my fiance and I loved it and have been looking for it in Los angeles ever since. I cant seem to find it on any menu. Maybe someone knows of a resta...

Dim Sum Recs and Advice...

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by wonderwoman 4 months ago

a friend and i are going to see 'american moor' at the paramount center for a sunday matinee. we would like to go for dim sum beforehand. i've never been, so would appreciate recommendations. a...

Chinese in the Triangle

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by st.nick 10 months ago

Best dim sum and/or Chinese in the Chapel Hill/Durham and possibly Raleigh area currently? Thx!!

Hong Kong Lounge II Is in Flames

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Gas explosion after 1pm today started a fire at Hong Kong Lounge II on Geary and Parker in San Francisco.

Dim Sum Seattle

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by bestbitesonly 8 months ago

I've been craving to eat at a large dim sum place, the one like Jing Fong in NYC. Anyone anywhere?

Good Oakland/Berkeley Dim Sum?

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by ricepad 7 months ago

I'm picking my son up at Oakland International later this week and I thought he'd appreciate some dim sum before we headed for home. Can anybody recommend any dim sum in either Oakland or Berkeley?...

"My Wonderful Kitchen" - One of the better Canto-Dim Sum cuisine place along the Highway#7 stretch

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 7 months ago

With a full parking lot outside and a packed front-of-house inside at only 10.00am, this fine dining Cantonese cuisine establishment is supposed to be one of the best in the area, famous for offeri...

Paramount Superstar dim sum changes

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by cyssf 7 months ago

I know we have lots of discussions around dim sum in San Francisco, however, just ate at the former House of Banquet now Paramount Superstar and was pleasantly surprised at the changes. I had ment...

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum, Palo Alto

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by Melanie Wong 17 years ago

After our lunch at Shang Hai Taste Delight, we swung by Little Shanghai a couple blocks away with the intent to do a taste comparison of xiao3 long2 bao1. To our surprise, the building is vacant a...

Chinese+Dim Sum closer to airport and 3rd Wave Coffee area

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by droolingdoggie 8 months ago

Hello: This is my first post, despite having lurked in CH forums for years. I am helping a close friend compose his solo coffee+food trip during his layover in Toronto. His flight arrives at 8...

Dim sum Christmas

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by d4shop 8 months ago

Rather than hosting Christmas dinner, I’m thinking of dim sum late lunch then hosting a dessert buffet. Any recommendations for Christmas Day dim sum in San Mateo county that would be good for a no...

Boston & South Shore (Quincy?) dim sum favorites - weekday & weekend

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by saregama 8 months ago

Looking for weekday dim sum during thanksgiving week, and also current favorites for weekends. Focused on Quincy / south shore this trip, but I usually go into Boston for dim sum, so curious in...