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yummy yum cha

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My post titles are always so boring.

We took advantage of the office’s walking distance proximity to Chinatown on Thursday night on a mission to get some hot pot. Alas, when we got to the place it was no longer in business. Undeterred we opted for yum cha aka dim sum at the aptly named Yum Cha Restaurant. The dim sum menu here is shorter at night but still has a decent selection of twenty or so choices that you have to order from the kitchen (no trollies on the night shift).

The food was good but I think we ordered things that were too similar to each other so there wasn’t enough of a variety in the flavors.

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Written by joann

April 12, 2009 at 7:40 pm

din tai fung, arcadia, ca

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I unexpectedly found myself at famed Taiwan-based dumpling house Din Tai Fung last Monday night – in Arcadia of all places. Long story short, I was at Disneyland with no dinner plans and tagged along with JenLui and her college friends. One Mini Cooper ride and 40 minutes later -> soup dumplings in Arcadia.

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Written by joann

February 11, 2008 at 11:23 pm