Opening Hours: Open for dim sum Saturday and Sunday 10 to 3, and Monday through Friday 11 to 3. Open for lunch and dinner Sunday 10 AM to midnight; Monday through Thursday 11 AM to midnight; Friday 11 AM to 1 AM; Saturday 10 AM to 1 AM.
Price Details: Starters $2.50 to $24.95, entrées $6.50 to $29.95.
Now that this dim sum house has reopened in a new location, fans of Chinese dumplings and small plates—available to order during the week, from rolling carts on weekends—can once again tuck into the area’s best pork buns, shu mai, and stuffed eggplant. And dim sum isn’t all: Entrées on the main menu, such as addictive honey-walnut shrimp and elegant steamed lingfish with ginger, show off the kitchen’s versatility. Despite its mall location, personality peeks out from the red walls, golden dragons, and windows opening into the mall, where there’s more seating.
Don’t miss: Fried shrimp with pepper; shrimp-and-snow-pea triangles; roast-pork-filled sesame pastries; shark-fin dumplings; chicken casserole with Chinese mushrooms; carrot buns.
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