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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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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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Jade – (noun) 1. Great Dim Sum Can Be Had There

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The Jade Seafood Restaurant- Today my wife and I took my mother-in-law to Richmond for the express purpose of having dim sum. We chose to have our dim sum at The Jade Seafood Restaurant, one of those dim sum places … Continue reading

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Japanese Dim Sum / No Outside Food Allowed

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Guu – Guu is one of those popular and highly-regarded chains that my wife and I just can’t seem to find a good meal at. Our first visit was to Guu Garlic and our experience was abysmal. We had poor … Continue reading

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