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mamy001 Jan 14, 2014 01:08 PM

I have plans to have Dim Sum in Chinatown next Tuesday. I often go on the weekend, but haven't been during the week. Does anyone have a recommendation for mid week delicious, hot, and fresh?

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  1. maillard RE: mamy001 Jan 14, 2014 01:22 PM

    Winsor! They're my favorite weekday dim sum (and second place weekend dim sum after Bubor Cha Cha).

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      UnclePH RE: maillard Jan 15, 2014 09:33 AM

      Let's be honest. You really like Bubor Cha Cha just because it's so much fun to say! :-)
      And.. actually I haven't been, but just looked at their website. Definitely going on my list of places to hit. Thank you.

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        maillard RE: UnclePH Jan 15, 2014 09:38 AM

        Ha! You are correct! But I do also think their steamed pork buns are the best.

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          UnclePH RE: maillard Jan 15, 2014 11:21 AM

          Serioulsy, I can't wait to go just so I can tell people I'm going to Bubor Cha Cha. I'm checking in. I'm tweeting. I'm facebooking and instagraming. I'm definitely getting steamed pork buns!

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      lc02139 RE: mamy001 Jan 14, 2014 01:22 PM

      Windsor should be good as well as the place on Beach street near the liquor store as they both are off the menu places and not cart dim sum.

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        Niblet RE: lc02139 Jan 15, 2014 06:54 AM

        Its name is Great Taste, and I agree.

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          Jenny Ondioline RE: Niblet Jan 15, 2014 10:32 AM

          Either Great Taste or Bubor Cha Cha would do the trick. I've never found Winsor more than average, though I know it has its adherents.

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        rich patina RE: mamy001 Jan 14, 2014 06:08 PM

        ate at Windsor last night- highlight was the turnip cake with xo sauce

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          mamy001 RE: mamy001 Jan 15, 2014 07:53 AM

          Thanks for the recommendations. Someone also recommended Hei Lo Moon. Has anyone eaten there on a weekday?

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            femmevox RE: mamy001 Jan 15, 2014 11:59 AM

            Yes, it's fine. Not as many choices as on the weekend--no clams, fried fish, or stirfried greens (though I guess you could order these off the menu). But the usual suspects are okay--though you might have to pay attention to make sure you're getting something that hasn't been circulating for a while.

          2. KWagle RE: mamy001 Jan 15, 2014 03:44 PM

            Before 4PM you can get dim sum at Great Taste. I've had good luck there at least once, and they have a few things that Winsor doesn't. Winsor serves until 9:30 or so every night, and I've always had consistently good food there.

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