Category Archives: Dim Sum

Dim Sum VIP, New York, NY

The chefs at Dim Sum VIP have over 30 years of dim sum making experience in restaurants from Hong Kong to New York. Their restaurant is a narrow, bare bones storefront joint, seating maybe 50 people at small tables and a counter. The … Continue reading

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Jing Fong, Upper West Side, Manhattan

Founded in 1978, Jing Fong in Chinatown is the largest dim sum restaurant in New York City, with 20,000-square-feet of space and 800 seats.  It began at 24 Elizabeth Street with 150 seats and then in 1993 it moved to the giant … Continue reading

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Ocean City Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA

Dim sum after a night of drinking too much and dancing at a Mighty Mighty Bosstones’ show has become a tradition.  This summer I hit the show in Philadelphia and luckily Philly has a Chinatown.  It is centered around Vine … Continue reading

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Yank Sing, San Francisco, CA

Yank Sing is open every day of the week and is one of the top rated dim sum houses in San Francisco.  It was originally opened in Chinatown by the current owner’s grandparent in 1958.  In 2001 it moved to … Continue reading

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Great Wall Chinese Restaurant, Florence MA

The Great Wall Chinese Restaurant in Florence, MA is a mom and pop Chinese restaurant that has a strong local reputation for its food and is one of the few places in Western MA that has a Saturday Dim Sum … Continue reading

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China Chilcano, Washington, DC

China Chilcano is part of celebrity chef Jose Andres’ ever expanding empire of restaurants.  Andres is credited with popularizing small plate tapas-style eating in the U.S. and, with the opening of the original and excellent Jaleo in 1993, transforming the Penn … Continue reading

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Dim Sum Go Go, New York, NY

I found Dim Sum Go Go on the excellent Vegan in NYC Instagram feed.  Its not a full vegan restaurant but it has the largest selection of vegan dumplings I’ve come across in my Dumpling Hunting career.  Rather than ordering … Continue reading

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Winsor Dim Sum Cafe and China Pearl, Boston MA

I have previously given Boston’s top two rated dim sum houses, China Pearl and Winsor Dim Sum Cafe, pretty mediocre reviews.   But after a long night of celebrating the holidays in Boston some dumplings seemed like just the thing to … Continue reading

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Gothamist seems to have gone mad for Dumplings

The Gothamist, which runs a series of city specific blogs, seems to have gone mad for dumplings this summer, they put out dumpling related list-icles across almost of their outlets. Gothamist:  The 8 Best Chinese Dumplings in NYC LAist:  The Best … Continue reading

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Windsor Dim Sum Cafe, Boston, MA

The reviews on Yelp indicate that Windsor Dim Sum Cafe is the best Dim Sum house in Boston’s Chinatown, and my informal polling of people on the street in Chinatown seems to back that up.  The Windsor doesn’t provide the … Continue reading

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