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yummy yum cha

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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

when in hong kong, eat dim sum

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Our first trip to Times Square’s Food Forum brought us to Chung’s Cuisine. No recommendations here, we stumbled on this place after getting lost trying to get to the 13th floor. Plus it was one of the few restaurants still open between that strange eating time between lunch and dinner. So if you find yourself looking to eat at around 3pm, this might be the place for you.


MG pretty much lives on these and, if allowed, will ask for them every day. She prefers the baked version but enjoys the steamed siopao-style variety as well. This time around we got mini steamed bbq pork buns. The bread part was super soft, the inside was runnier than I like and sweeter than usual.

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Written by joann

January 23, 2008 at 6:49 pm