Category Archives: dim sum

Macau: Egg Tarts from Lord Stow’s Bakery

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I’m sure no one would disagree with me when I say that Lord Stow’s Bakery is the most famous egg tart producer in all of Macau. There might be some debate as to whether it produces the best Portuguese-style egg … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Michelin Star My A$$ – Tim Ho Wan

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Not that I mind walking over 45 minutes in the endless subway tunnels and thrice asking smug, pseudo-friendly locals where the supposedly uber-well-known dim sum restaurant was…I completely, totally, 101% would not mind searching for the place in a torrential … Continue reading

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Living Life According to the Manual: Dynasty Seafood Restaurant

Crouching against a 23 foot high stucco wall under a concrete staircase cracked thirty six different ways gently blasted by the 23 degree (celsius) Southern California summer breeze in constant lookout for the ruthless aluminum-bat-weilding, way-too-old-for-highschool dorm proctor I was … Continue reading

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Dim Sum And Then Some: Chef Tony

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I won’t lie. I walked into the restaurant with both an off-the-charts expectation of great dim sum and an all-encompassing fear of a huge disappointment. Why this bipolarity? Chef Tony. Chef Tony of Sea Harbour. To be more exact: Sea … Continue reading

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Crystal Mall Food Court: Xu’s Wonton House

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I have only dined twice at the Crystal Mall food court, and both experiences were completely underwhelming. The food was so bad that I almost completely blocked out my memories of the two meals in my mind. I blocked out … Continue reading

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Kirin Back To Back Part 2: Kirin Mandarin Downtown

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Kirin Mandarin – Day two of our Kirin dim sum back-to-back brings my mother-in-law, wife, and I to Kirin Mandarin located in downtown Vancouver. This is the Kirin location that is most convenient to us, but it is also the … Continue reading

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Kirin Back To Back Part 1: Kirin Richmond

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Kirin Richmond – Kirin is arguably the most popular and well-known dim sum chains locally. It was the one restaurant that was unanimously recommended to me by friends who have lived here when they found out that I was moving … Continue reading

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