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Nov 16, 2011 01:57 PM

Dim Sum Alameda

In addition to Chef's Wok and East Ocean, Webster Street now offers dim sim at Kapok Seafood Restaurant. Currently they are runnng a special, small, medium, and large plates are $1.99/each.
My boss took out the office for lunch today. I was unable to catch the name of everything he ordered due to the din and my own hearing issue. What I did enjoy was the chicken feet (very tender), har gou (light wrappers, lots of shrimp), another steamed dumpling that was shrimp & spinach (same as har gou), and a taro cake much like lo bak gao. The boss also selected spare ribs (looked meaty), fried taro puff, and tofu skin roll ( good, but I prefer the one at East Ocean).
The dining room was crowded at a little after noon, but there were free table when we left about 1. They serve dim sum from 11 - 3.

Chef's Wok
1821 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501

Kapok Seafood Restaurant
1511 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501

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  1. Thanks for the report. I saw the banner and was thinking about checking it out, but the reviews on Yelp were not encouraging.

    Kapok Seafood Restaurant
    1511 Webster St, Alameda, CA 94501

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    1. re: Ruth Lafler

      My in laws (one of whom will say "not bad" to almost anything edible) said that the dim sum at Kapok was bad, bad, bad. They *hated* it.

    2. Is that daily or just on the weekends?