Tag Archive: dim sum

Miami: Dim Sum and Chinese Food at Blackbrick

  One morning we woke up with brunch on our minds. Initially we tried to go somewhere on the Beach but the restaurant ended up stopping brunch service on Saturdays… forever. Eventually the… Continue reading

SGV: Old School Dim Sum at Top Island Seafood

  I get asked all the time what’s my favorite dim sum spot in the San Gabriel Valley. Lately it’s been Shanghai No. 1 Seafood but I’m always interested in trying a new… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at King Hua

  When I first started The Minty five years ago, I checked out King Hua but never really wrote about it. Unless you count this story about my dad managing the first incarnation… Continue reading

SGV: Dim Sum at Shi Hai

  Anytime a new dim sum palace in the San Gabriel Valley, people flock to it in droves to check it out. It was then odd to find Shi Hai not very busy.… Continue reading

San Jose: Dim Sum at Golden Palace

  While researching the best dim sum spots in the Bay Area, my cousin who lives in San Jose recommended Golden Palace. We traveled to San Jose to sample this fairly traditional Cantonese… Continue reading

San Jose: Dim Sum at Ocean Delight

My last meal in the Bay Area took me to dim sum in San Jose. After a quick search, I found Ocean Delight. We walked in as they just opened and got the… Continue reading

Oakland: Dim Sum at Peony Seafood Restaurant

  Originally we headed to Oakland’s Chinatown to try a shop specializing in handmade noodles but sadly they were closed for the holidays. We followed the crowd to a bustling shopping center and… Continue reading

Santa Clara: Christmas Dinner at Cooking Papa

I spent the winter holidays in Northern California. For Christmas dinner, we went the “traditional” route and had Chinese food. After a quick consultation with my cousin, we decided on Cooking Papa in… Continue reading

Beverly Hills: Cocktails and Dim Sum at Hakkasan

Hakkasan in Beverly Hills recently opened to much excitement. I had heard so much about the tasty food at other locations and was excited Los Angeles got its own Hakkasan. There is a… Continue reading

West Hollywood: American Dim Sum at The Church Key

The Church Key opened in West Hollywood less than two months ago and it’s already a smash hit. Taking inspiration from San Francisco’s State Bird Provisions and the Chinese tradition of dim sum,… Continue reading