Dim Sum Garden Restaurant Review:
This former diamond in the rough, once located on a gritty block near Market Street East, has moved to bigger and brighter quarters in the heart of Chinatown. Although the restaurant now offers a clean, contemporary look, its star attraction --- soup dumplings --- is as mouth-watering as ever. If you’ve never tried soup dumplings, a Shanghai specialty, they're both a challenge to eat and...
You say “xio long bao”, we say “soup dumplings” – either way, they “steal the show” at this Chinese BYO, which relocated to a new, sleeker space in Chinatown in 2013; “fast” service also lets you order “sum more” for takeout.
You say “xio long bao”, we say “soup dumplings” – either way, they “steal the show” at this storefront Chinese BYO under a train trestle in Chinatown; fans suggest you “ignore the fluorescent lights and bus-stop atmosphere”, for it’s “far better than it looks”, and “fast” service will permit you to order “sum more” for takeout.
The soup dumplings get all the love at DSG (and rightly so), but don't sleep on the cold sliced pork either. The ideal porky one-two punch. PORK