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Pork soup dumplings in Philly?

mlplyons Jul 25, 2008 10:58 AM

Hi-Does anyone know if one can get pork soup dumplings in downtown Philly, the same written about by Frank Bruni and Adam Roberts in the NYC area? Thanks, Mary

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    Bigley9 RE: mlplyons Jul 25, 2008 11:44 AM

    There is a little hole in the wall on 9th street between Market and Arch that Craig Laban wrote about a little bit ago that he raves about their soup dumplings. Can't recall the name of the place, but it is under the gallery/parking overpass

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      Einetius RE: Bigley9 Jul 25, 2008 12:09 PM

      Dim Sum Garden

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        JugglerDave RE: Einetius Jul 25, 2008 12:53 PM

        Address is 59 N 11th street (NOT 9th)

        Their soup dumplings are great.

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          Bigley9 RE: JugglerDave Jul 27, 2008 04:14 PM

          Thanks for the correction Juggler!

    2. bigmackdaddy RE: mlplyons Jul 25, 2008 01:08 PM

      Dim Sum Garden is great if not deceptive. No dim sum served and they have the standard pictures of fried chicken wings you find in Chinese take-outs with the bullet proof glass. However, their dumplings, especially the pork and nappa, and pork and giner are quite delicious.

      1. mlplyons RE: mlplyons Jul 25, 2008 02:43 PM

        Thank you all so much. I found Laban's review of the place-I'm having a friend coming into town and, after reading Adam Robert's and Bruni's description of them (at two different restaurants there, I was salivating . . .

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