30 May 2015

Hong Kong - Dim Dim Sum (點點心)

As some of you would've known, I visited HK with my fellow ratchet friends from University a week after our exams ended to chiongsua all the food and shopping there (bankai x10000). Our first meal in HK happens to be at Dim Dim Sum (點點心) at Mong Kok, since it is around 10-15 minutes walk from our Airbnb apartment!

We ordered the Chee Cheong Fun with bbq pork in it and I must say, that this place serves the best Chee Cheong Fun I ever had in my ENTIRE life. No joke. The soya sauce really binds the entire dish together.

Pighead Egg Custard Buns (Liu Sha Bao) is alright, I would not say it's the best I've ever had. But it is one of those foods like the panda buns at River Safari back in Singapore or your llaollao froyo, which I call "Instagram Food" = Presentable but not really that impressive by taste. 

I still find the idea of eating Chicken feet gross, like imagine all the chicken poop, worms and dirt that this Chicken had trampled on before it died and got served as a dish on your table. #justsaying But my friends who ate it said it was not bad, so if you're a fan of it.... you can try the chicken feet here!

Crystal buns and Fried Wasabi Prawn Balls (below) were pretty decent and worth every cent. But the best dimsum I had that day apart from the Chee Cheong Fun was the Har Kau. I think only my mum knows, that my favourite dimsum is the Har Kau. I can eat like an entire meal of just harkau and still feel happy. According to the pros, what makes a good har kau is not only just the freshness of the prawns, but also the thickness of the translucent skin. The skin of the Har Kau must not break after steaming and when you lift it up from the steaming baskets. The Har Kau at Dim Dim Sum was not those cheapo har kau that uses pathetic small prawns, but big, sweet and juicy prawns with a skin that had adequate thickness that did not tear when I lifted it up. Thumbs up to the chef!

Give this coconut and corn dessert a miss. Though it was an interesting mix, we were not really impressed by it.

It is always good to go to Hong Kong with a group of friends, I would suggest 3-4 friends as it really comes in helpful when you want to sample lots of food at an eatery. The bill for this meal came up to around SGD8 per person and for the portion each of us ate, it was really worth it and much cheaper than what we have to usually pay for dimsum back home in Singapore. Each steamed basket's price range went from less than SGD 1 to around SGD 2.

Dim Dim Sum is a good place to have lunch at if you are in the vicinity of Mong Kok, and here's how to get there!

Dim Dim Sum
112 Tung Choi Street
Mong Kok
Hong Kong

11:00 to 02:00 daily.

*it is a really small shop, hence its hard to miss so do look very carefully for it!

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