Dimsum Highlights

Typical dimsum menu

Typical dimsum menu

Guangzhou is a wonderful place for excellent dimsum. For nearly two weeks I was able to sample some of the best dimsum the city has to offer. Below are a few highlights in no particular order. This represents several dimsum meals.  Later I’ll do another post and discuss the world of eating dimsum in more detail.

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5 thoughts on “Dimsum Highlights

  1. Hey, you actually ate the chicken feet ?! When going out for dim sum with Muslim co-worker, I found it was is very hard to find him any dim sum without pork. Even the “beef” ball (the last picture) has some pork mixed in. I suggested him to try chicken feet but that’s the only choice definitely without pork 😉

  2. Yes I did. Actually chicken feet are tastier than most people think. Think of the skin on fried chicken. Not much meat, but nonetheless, if you can get past it emotionally, they are not bad.
    True, it is tough being a Muslim in China. I have a very good friend who is a Chinese Muslim and he has told me of the challenges. Fortunately, there are good, kosher Muslim restaurants all over China. Of course, that does not apply to dimsum, which do have lots of pork.

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  4. Yum. Did you know the little custard pies were originally from the Portuguese? My other dim sum trivia is that in Australia you can get terrific dim sum, but only if you ask for yum cha.

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