Shanghai Cuisine

Shrimp Dumplings
Chinese cuisine is steeped in thousands of years of history. There are 8 culinary regions in China that have come to be known throughout the land. Of the 8, Shanghai or Hu Cuisine is one of the most pipular. If each of the 8 regions were to select one item to represent it’s indigenous culinary background, in Shanghai it would be the Xiao Long Bao (or soup dumplings). At Dim Sum Garden our specialty is the Xiao Long Bao. Executive
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Xiao Long Bao, Shanghai Dim Sum and My Family

If we can only name one item to represent the Shanghai Style Dim Dum, no question that would be Xiao Long Bao (Soup dumpling or juicy bun). The soup dumpling is the most popular dim sum item in Shanghai and nearly the entire southern China. My mom, Shizhou Da, is the Founder and Head Chef of Dim Sum Garden in Philadelphia, PA. She is the fifth generation of the original four chefs who created the Xiao Long Bao. Not only
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A Message From The Family

Dearest Philadelphia: Thank you so far for all of the support that you have given us at Dim Sum Garden! My mother and I love being in Philadelphia and you have all helped us feel more than welcome. Our tenure at North 11th street has been wonderful and we have since outgrown that location. Although it is always hard to let go of the place where it all started, we are more than excited to move into a larger space
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