2920 Central Avenue #B


Walking through the doors of Dim Sum Chinese Restaurant on Central Avenue, feelings of warmth immediately change the mood.Golden poppy toned walls decorated with Asian inspired paintings absorb soft overhead lighting. There is no need for windows as streams of scarlet radiating from empty seats energize the intimate space.

Dim Sum, translated from Chinese into English, literally means “touch of the heart,” and if one imagines how a journey into the inside of life’s center would feel, the dining room at this restaurant would be a suitable taste.

During the Chinese dynasty days, the King and Queen would ask for a little something…They didn’t eat much sweets, so they would get small bites of food.

Dim Sum is like an American brunch where instead of large meals, small servings are offered during the day.

The Dim Sum menu is complete with bijou offerings of traditional Chinese meals such as shrimp rice noodle crepes, stuffed duck feet, or 8-treasure sweet “sticky” rice.

And because Dim Sum is an ancient tradition, no recipes are written – the cooks at the restaurant had to learn how to make the meals as children.

– Profile written by Ayofemi Kirby