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Sunday Dim Sum

kmace Apr 15, 2007 03:33 PM

In town nwxt weekend (thank god not this weekend) and are thinking about meeting someone Sunday mid-daay for Dim Sum. Any recommendations?

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    tomaneng RE: kmace Apr 15, 2007 03:54 PM

    I am a chao-chow city devotee but many on this board prefer Hei La Moon. There are several other options as well.

    1. sheila RE: kmace Apr 16, 2007 06:35 AM

      Unless you are prepared to wait for at least half an hour, CCC and Emperor Garden will be your choices for Sunday afternoon dim sum.

      1. tatamagouche RE: kmace Apr 16, 2007 06:40 AM

        What about New Shanghai? Has anyone had dim sum there since the Shanghai Gate folks took it over?

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          limster RE: tatamagouche Apr 16, 2007 10:56 AM

          Been there several times for their dim sum -- it's mostly Shanghainese and Northern Chinese street snacks. Last time was there (a few weeks ago), enjoyed the soy milk with fried crullers and pan fried buns filled with shredded turnip. Had the beef in flatbread a couple f months agoa nd liked that too.

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            tatamagouche RE: limster Apr 16, 2007 01:14 PM

            Yay. I'm goin'--recently ordered in from Dining In (I know, I know) and everything I got was really terrific even delivered--the dumplings, the meatballs, the scallion pie.

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          gatezilla RE: kmace Apr 16, 2007 08:39 AM

          My friends and I have been doing Sunday dim sum at China Pearl in Chinatown for about five years and have never been disappointed.


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            WesleyM RE: gatezilla Apr 16, 2007 12:26 PM

            If you don't want to drive into Chinatown and deal with parking, go to the China Pearl in Woburn near the Woburn Mall. It's the same owners of China Pearl in chinatown and the dim sum is exactly the same. It's more convenient for me and the family.

          2. Dr.Jimbob RE: kmace Apr 16, 2007 01:53 PM

            Yes. Try this thread, where the major pluses and minuses of the major contenders have been recently reviewed (and disagreed about): http://www.chowhound.com/topics/332266

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