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Nov 27, 2007 11:54 AM

Cantonese Finger Foods- Delivered

A U of T club I work with is holding a reception on Thursday that is supposed to have dumplings and other Hong Kong appetizers. Can anyone recommend an affordable place in Chinatown that will deliver to the campus, and that has good dumplings?

I would be so grateful for any help that I'll invite any Samaritans to the reception (and the film that follows)!

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  1. Rol San does dim sum as well as can be expected from downtown Chinatown. I haven't tried it myself, but friends say it's at least fresh and tasty, and definitely affordable.

    Hope this helps!

    Rol San
    323 Spadina Ave, Toronto, ON M5T2E9, CA

    1. I'm not sure about delivery, but Kim Moon has some delicious and inexpensive dim sum. Being a bakery, they may have a delivery service in place. Give them a call and see.

      Good luck with the event!

      Kim Moon Bakery
      438 Dundas St W, Toronto, ON M5T, CA

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      1. re: xtal

        xtal, i've been meaning to post that your suggestion of kim moon is great!

        ended up there for dimsum last week and while there's no carts, the distinct separation of the kitchen/bakery from the rest of the space made it smell free and quite clean. the food was fantastic as well. gigantic but tasty and tender chicken feet, shrimp dumplings with a thin (althoug thin enough to keep tearing) skin and tasty shrimp, etc etc. the women operating the place were great but i would've liked a denser steamed sponge cake. will definitely be going again, stuffed with leftovers for about $32/3ppl.

        1. re: pinstripeprincess

          I suggest Hong Kong Harbor Bistro at 472 Dundas West.
          Their telephone is 416-598-9188.

          1. re: pinstripeprincess

            Thanks pinstripe and xtal for the info on Kim Moon. I used to go there as a child for their cocktail buns and rice noodle rolls - cheung fun - and I'm glad to hear that it's still going strong. I have to drop by sometime soon.

            1. re: pinstripeprincess


              I'm glad that you enjoyed it. I think their dim sum offerings are a fairly recent addition (after their renovation). Their har gow and steamed rice noodles are my personal favourites. I've enjoyed every time I've been there, whether it's been with a group as small as two or as large as twenty.

          2. Thanks everyone!

            If anyone is interested, the event will be at Innis College 222 from 6-9

            6 pm Lecture by U of T film professor Bart Testa on Hong Kong in film

            7pm Cantonese Reception in the Innis Lobby

            7:15 A Showing of Chung King Express in INI 222