Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA

Dim Sum at Tim Ho Wan 添好運 in Irvine, CA Hong Kong’s original Tim Ho Wan location was awarded one Michelin star back in 2010, making them the most inexpensive Michelin starred restaurant in the world. Since then, Tim Ho Wan expanded into six locations in Hong Kong and one location in nearby Macau, and…

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA

Dim Sum at Elite Restaurant 名流山莊 in Monterey Park, CA For at least a decade, Elite Restaurant has been ranked by diners and foodies as one of the Top 3 dim sum palaces in the LA/OC area. These days, despite changes of staff and managers, the quality of their dim sum is still excellent. Most…

UPDATED: Dim Sum at Capital Seafood 金都 in Beverly Hills

UPDATED: Dim Sum at Capital Seafood 金都 in Beverly Hills UPDATED: Please advance to the end of the post. Ever since the loss of Royal Star in Santa Monica around the turn of the century, and the change of ownership of VIP Harbor Seafood Restaurant in Brentwood that became The Palace, the westside of Los…

Dim Sum Dinner at Lunasia Chinese Cuisine 金凱旋宮 in Alhambra, CA

Dim Sum Dinner at Lunasia Chinese Cuisine 金凱旋宮 in Alhambra These days, if you can’t make it for a dim sum brunch early weekend hours, then having dim sum for dinner is becoming a more and more of an option here in the Greater Los Angeles area. Lunasia’s current dim sum menu offers the traditional…

Dim Sum at SF’s Dragon Beaux

Dim Sum at SF’s Dragon Beaux Owners of the very popular dim sum palace, Koi Palace, opened up Dragon Beaux in the Richmond District 2 years ago, and it’s still running strong. What sets many of the popular dim sum palaces in San Franciso apart from those in Los Angeles is the fact that they…

Dim Sum at King Hua Restaurant in Alhambra

It’s been years since I’ve had dim sum here.  A couple of friends wanted a dim sum brunch over Veterans Day weekend, so I suggest here.  Dim sum was good with some nice variations of traditional dim sum dishes offered, such as the Egg Custard Tarts with Birds Nest (which were lighter and less sweet…