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sideshowcecil Jun 26, 2008 12:26 PM

Does anyone have a spot in Chinatown they think can convert a Dim Sum skeptic into a believer?

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    Chelmoon RE: sideshowcecil Jun 26, 2008 12:35 PM

    No, you have to go to the San Gabriel Valley to do that.

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      Diana RE: sideshowcecil Jun 26, 2008 01:07 PM

      Well, not cart service, more of a take out place, but there is a branch of Yum Cha Cafe there!

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        mlgb RE: sideshowcecil Jun 26, 2008 02:03 PM

        If this means that the skeptic has already tried CBS or Empress, and wasn't converted, then no. Otherwise try one or the other.

        1. ipsedixit RE: sideshowcecil Jun 26, 2008 02:08 PM

          When you say "Dim Sum skeptic" do you mean you don't believe dim sum exists, or that you simply don't like dim sum?

          If the former, then any old place in Chinatown like CBS or Empress will easily solve that problem.

          If the latter, I would head about 10 miles east on the 10 fwy and try any one of the many places in SGV like Sea Harbour, 888, Ocean Star, Elite, Triumphal Palace, Mission 261, etc.

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            attran99 RE: sideshowcecil Jun 27, 2008 04:17 PM

            Everyone's right, Empress Pavillion is the best place in Chinatown for dim sum.

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