Monday, November 25, 2013

Dim Sum Yum - Best bites in Joburg

Dim Sum, Yum Cha, Dumplings. Whatever you choose to call these little bites 
of deliciousness, one thing is for sure - they are sure to delight.

The husband and I started our Dim Sum obsession on our first date at The Orient in 
Melrose Arch over 4 years ago. We've tried to make our own (not very successfully), 
we've dined in some of the most upmarket Dim Sum restaurants and feasted 
on very authentic Yum Cha in very questionable venues. 

One of the stops during our Honeymoon was in China - 
the Dim Sum were unbelievable! 
Read more about our experiences here

I especially fell in love with xiaolong bao,
some of the best we tasted were at Din Tai Fung.

In Joburg, the best xiaolong bao is served up by Gwefey in Sandton.
(go there for lunch over weekends for their buy 2 get 1 free special)

Some of the most authentic and un-fussy Yum Cha 
can be had at Shun Deck in Cyrildene. 
(go on a Sunday over brunch/lunch)

(delicious Edamame Beans)

The Orient, at Melrose Arch

The best Hong Kong Pears are made by
So Yum in Hyde Park.

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