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Sep 3, 2001 11:20 PM

Dim Sum in Oakland?

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Anyone have a favorite dim sum spot in Oakland's Chinatown?

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  1. Peony in China Town - great Hong Kong style
    388 Ninth St., No. 288 (at Franklin) Oakland 94607 (510) 286-8866

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    1. re: Jim
      Shep aka 2 Cheap Hungry Guys

      There's another place on Broadway around 4th, south side of the street. I wasn't overwhelmed (good greens and asparagus, though); but my from-Hong-Kong neighbors favor this place above all others.

    2. My recommendation

      1. Jade garden(?)
      2. Tin's teahoue

      There's also this good dim sum take-out place on the northside of 8th between webster and Franklin. Nice chive dumplins and the fluffy rice cake..

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      1. re: Tingting

        Close--it's Jade Villa (I can see the sign out my office window).

        And I agree on both. Check out recent Chowhound visit to Jade Villa for more details.