chinese dimsum


Dim sum by Anek Suwannaphoom


Tim Ho Wan

Finally, I got to take G to try Tim Ho Wan, a Michelin Star Dim Sum restaurant that opened a couple of stores in Manila just this year. Lines have always been (and still are) crazy long, but G and I chanced upon the Makati store relatively early and were able to get seats quickly. 

We ended up stuffing ourselves with very good, no-frills, dim sum - of course, the best-selling Baked Buns with BBQ Pork were the first things we got. With sweet thin crusts, soft bread, and saucy barbeque pork, these buns were served warm and were steaming delicious! My other two favorites were the Pan-Fried Radish Cake (nicely fried and crunchy outside and tender inside)and Beef Balls with Beancurd Skin (really, really juicy and soupy meatballs - highly recommended for meat lovers!). But of course, we thoroughly enjoyed all of the dishes we ordered. 

I guess the only warning I’d have to give, aside from the long lines, is that you have to refrain yourself from biting into the dim sum too quickly, as they are always served piping hot!