Does dim sum have MSG? Yes, but how much MSG varies by dish

October 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Let’s just start out by saying that it’s not easy to get dim sum without MSG… and some might argue that you aren’t truly eating dim sum if it doesn’t have some monosodium glutamate in it.

Garlic Pea Shoots are the bomb

That expensive vegetable dish you had at dim sum is called dao mew (garlic pea shoots)

December 20, 2014 / 0 comments

Garlic pea sprouts or “dao mew” is one of my family’s favorite Chinese dishes and can be found on many Chinese restaurant menus but more often on a dim sum cart.