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Dim Sum in Northern NJ?

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CookbookRick Mar 7, 2009 02:32 PM

Any recommendations for dim sum near Maplewood, NJ? We are meeting friends for brunch, and we all have a craving, but can't make it into the city. We have done China Gourmet on Eagle Rock in West Orange, and found it only so-so. Any other suggestions? Should we try Noodle Chu in Parsippany, even though it is a schlep?

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    goaterie Jan 26, 2010 08:54 AM

    I would not recommend trying Noodle Chu until you find out whether the cooks have stopped smoking over the food that they are preparing and smelling up the place with cigarette smoke.

    1. shabbystorm Mar 30, 2009 05:47 AM

      In the future you may want to post to the Chowhound midatlantic board. They have a lot of information and chowhounds that know NJ.

      Here is an older thread. Realize the choices posted are South of Maplewood NJ
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/322842

      Have not tried Noodle Chu for Dim Sum but enjoyed the dumplings during the week for lunch.

      North of Maplewood, in Ridgewood NJ is Dim Sum Dynasty
      http://www.dimsumdynastynj.com/

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      1. re: shabbystorm
        The Chowhound Team Mar 30, 2009 06:04 AM

        Hi:

        Threads about Northern New Jersey do belong on the Tri-State board, however, as you suggest, hounds interested in venturing further south in New Jersey should investigate the Mid-Atlantic board as well.

        Thanks.

        1. re: The Chowhound Team
          shabbystorm Mar 30, 2009 06:42 AM

          Thanks for the education - Specifically where is the dividing line in the state? Is it by county?

          1. re: shabbystorm
            sixelagogo Mar 31, 2009 03:07 AM

            Great Question!!! just where does this arbitrary iine begin/end?? I've been asking that same question of moderators for years...

            1. re: shabbystorm
              dan Apr 4, 2009 03:13 PM

              http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/3772...

              1. re: dan
                shabbystorm Apr 5, 2009 04:51 AM

                Thanks for posting the link.
                Clear as mud :)

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