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Garden Restaurant in Garland Offers A Fantastic Dim Sum

DSC08151by Steven Doyle

You are most likely familiar with a handful of wonderful spots in Dallas to eek out decent dim sum. You can read about those here.  We recently stumbled upon an additional find that until now has gone under our massive radar, and this restaurant is a wonderful find. You will want to make plans to visit Garden Restaurant located in Garland.

If you were familiar with Arc-en-Ceil, one of the best dim sum restaurants that existed in Dallas (and Arlington), this is the same building in Garland. At Garden you will find a whole host of delicious Asian cuisine that varies from both Chinese and Vietnamese. The dim sum menu is good all day and night, but cart service flows only during luncheon hours. All other times you order off the menu and get the items you choose freshly made from the kitchen. This can actually be a good thing as the dim sum list is vast and always fresh.    Continue reading

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Dallas Dim Sum Guide

by Steven Doyle

Circulating steaming carts bearing light treasures all steamed, sautéed, fried and baked. Tiny packages of light bites meant to share and enjoy with friends and family, dim sum is the whimsical power brunch that will at once satisfy your curiosities and hunger.

What started out as a Cantonese supplement to tea service, much like tapas is to beer and wine, dim sum was brought to the west during the mid-19th century Chinese migration to the United States. Since then the tradition of dim sum for many has inspired what we know as brunch in modern times; a mid-morning meal fortified with friends and conversation.  Continue reading

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Chino Starts Dim Sum Service This Sunday

dim3by Steven Doyle

Some weeks I feel like the Dim Sum Zen Master. I get on a tear and nothing stops me from one of my local favorite dim sum spots. This weekend I have a new option, and I am excited to sample some of he new dishes that will be strolled around the dining room at Chino Chinatown in Trinity Groves starting this Sunday, February 9th. I spoke to Chino Chef Uno today and she promised to have some very interesting items plated in her steamer carts.     Continue reading

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Chino In Trinity Groves For Lunch And Dim Sum Starting Feb 3

chino3by Steven Doyle

Delicious things are coming out of Trinity Groves. Have you tried the Duck Fat Fried Rice at Chino Chinatown, yet? Holy cow!

As if what Chino is putting on your plate each night isn’t enough, you may now enjoy lunch service Monday through Friday starting February 3, 2014, and Dim Sum on Sunday starting February 9, 2014. Dim Sum on Sundays will offer little tastes of Uno’s special brand of what’s good.     Continue reading

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Chino Chinatown Opens Dec 30

uno and adrianby Steven Doyle

Chef Uno made her long awaited announcement today that she and partner Adrian Verdin plan to open the doors to Chino Chinatown in Trinity Groves December 30th. Determined to open in 2013, Uno has some pretty terrific tastes awaiting her guests. I have personally sampled many of her dishes and you should be prepared to be blown away. Her ramen will curl your toes (think spicy bone marrow butter) and the duck fat fried rice is ridiculously good. There are some very special plans for Sunday dim sum service as well.

Here is the press release sent out this morning.   Continue reading

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Sunday Brunch: Din Tai Fung

by Joy Jangles

Today we’re going all the way to Los Angeles California for our Sunday Brunch Series to a legendary Dumpling House – Din Tai Fung.  Now this isn’t just any ordinary dumpling restaurant, ranked by the New York Times as one of the top 10 restaurants in the World, owner and the son of the original founder Frank Yang shares his father’s story and why their Xiao Long Baos ranks supreme.  Continue reading

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