Hong Kong Pearl: Best of Breakfast and Brunch 2012

Hong Kong Pearl: Best of Breakfast and Brunch 2012
An assortment of food at Hong Kong Pearl. Photograph by Scott Suchman.

Looking for a soothing respite to while away a couple of
morning hours? Better look elsewhere. To sit down to dim sum here is to
enter a festive scene of families, order-barking owners, and servers
navigating metal carts of dishes from the kitchen through the
banquet-style room. The many dumplings are excellent, as are the generous
plates of steamed greens. And don’t leave without at least one order of
roast pig, with its thick, toffee-like bark and sublimely tender meat.
Saturday and Sunday 10 to 3.

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.

Anna Spiegel
Food Editor

Anna Spiegel covers the dining and drinking scene in her native DC. Prior to joining Washingtonian in 2010, she attended the French Culinary Institute and Columbia University’s MFA program in New York, and held various cooking and writing positions in NYC and in St. John, US Virgin Islands.