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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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Smallest take-out order ever from a restaurant?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 days ago

Suddenly finding myself craving for some piping hot ' Baked BBQ Pork Buns '. Decided to placed an order with 'O'Mei, Richmond Hill ' whilst filling up gas from across the road! So darn goooood!!...

Aberdeen open on weekends for dim sum

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by vinouspleasure 1 month ago

we've been ordering beef chow fun and a mess of dim sum from aberdeen on the weekends, travels well, leftovers reheat superbly and the chow fun, despite the ride home, still has a wok hei element. ...

Found excellent dim sum in Paris at Chinatown Olympiades in the old Chinatown Quartier Chinois in the 13th arrondissement

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by holyveal 3 years ago

Had a dim sum craving while in Paris. Searched the boards and found some very old posts (2001-2005), but which nevertheless, inspired me to go out and explore, which led me to, if not specifically...

Northern Ducks | Mid-Market, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Northern Ducks opened a month ago in the Twitter building, taking over Dirty Water's space. It bills itself as a dim sum lounge with full bar and outdoor seating in the courtyard. The food offering...

Sesame balls @ Happy Bakery (SF)

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by Melanie Wong 15 years ago

Happy Bakery, across Irving from T C Pastry, has a "grand opening" sign. The fried sesame balls looked good, so I picked up an order for 3/$1.30. When the counterlady handed me the bag, the heavy...

Mushroom Buns from TC Pastry in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 14 years ago

Since reading about it here a couple years ago, TC Pastry has become one of my favorite stops for take-out dim sum. Overall quality is quite good with few clunkers and just about everything I've ...

Two Newish Chinese Restaurants in Sunnyvale

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by snewdl 3 months ago

Two new Chinese restaurants recently opened in Sunnyvale: Asian Street Eatery on El Camino (https://asianstreeteatery.com/), occupying the former space of Shalimar, and just around the corner, the ...

"SHANGHAI FROZEN DIM SUM," 2549 Warden Avenue - Tasty and commendable Northern Chinese Style Dim Sum

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

For the past 7 Covid-months, 'Fu Kee Dim Sum & Bao' on Milliken, Scarborough has been my go-to place for both Southern & Northern Chinese style Dim Sum. Sadly, in recent days, I found quality and v...

"O' Mei," Richmond Hill - Consistently excellent Dim Sum and now featuring, may be the BEST freshly baked BBQ pork buns in the GTA!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

With a huge and varied menu featuring excellently crafted Dim Sum from both Southern and Northern regions of China. This iconic establishment, besides being my go-to-place for Giant lobster multipl...

'FU KEE, Bao and Dim Sum, Scarborough'... GONE DOWN HILL!!... in both quality and value for money!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 months ago

BUYERS BEWARE! 'FU KEE, Bao and Dim Sum, Scarborough'.......GONE DOWN HILL!!......in both quality and value for money! Sigh! It was great whilst it lasted! :( A few months ago, at the heig...

Dim Sum Radish Pies

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by Taralli 5 months ago

Several years ago, now closed Shanghai restaurant In Boston’s Chinatown served wonderful, little hot flaky radish pies that were just scrumptious as a dim sum item: https://www.chowhound.com/post/...

East Ocean Seafood To Go | Alameda

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

During the time of Covid-19, my sister who lives in the East Bay has been directing her restaurant spending toward keeping East Ocean Seafood Restaurant in Alameda alive. It offers online ordering ...

San Francisco Chinatown Eats directory

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Chinese restaurants have been hit particularly hard by Coronavirus fall out starting with the early reports of the disease in January and many closing down with March's shelter-in-place orders. Vol...

Covid19 Casualty - 'Dragon Boat Fusion,' Richmond Hill closed permanently!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 8 months ago

Together with its other two brethren restaurants - 'The One Fusion' and 'Skyview Fusion,' Dragon Boat Fusion. the eldest statesman, has formed a formidable trio with them in providing some of the b...

Dim Sum--take out or at home?

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by J and V 10 months ago

Just wondering if anyone can suggest which dim sum places anywhere west of Victoria Drive might be open for take out? Western Lake is closed and Golden Ocean on 41 has limited stock. I want to su...

Koi Palace frozen dim sum special, Daly City, Dublin & Milpitas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Koi Palace restaurants are now offering frozen dim sum in bulk to steam at home. For orders over $50, a 10% discount is offered. Order by phone to pick-up at the restaurant. KOI PALACE - Daly Ci...

Dragon Beaux frozen dim sum special, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

My favorite dim sum restaurant in San Francisco, Dragon Beaux, has stayed open for to-go orders and delivery via the usual suspects. However, the cool thing is that it is now offering some of its d...

Stick & Steam frozen dim sum special, Millbrae

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Stick & Steam in Millbrae, a small outpost of the Koi Palace group, is offering frozen dim sum in bulk to steam at home. For orders over $50, a 10% discount is offered. Order by phone or online to ...

Dim sum sticking to steamer

biggreenmatt
by biggreenmatt 8 months ago

Hey all, Bought a whack of frozen dim sum to try and alleviate cravings while the Rona keeps me away from the Cantonese (and every other) joints. Can't get em to stop sticking to my steamer, wh...

"Fu Kee Bao Dim," 21 Milliken Blvd, Scarborough - May be GTA's BEST 'restaurant quality' frozen Dim Sum outlet?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 9 months ago

" Fu Kee Bao Dim, 21 Milliken Blvd, Scarborough " - May be GTA's BEST 'restaurant quality' frozen Dim Sum outlet?! I was hesitant as to whether I should keep this hidden gem to myself or post it...