|shrimp dumpling with chives|
|one giant special soup dumpling feeds three or four people|
But weekend morning dim sum is also a real treat there -- and considerably more afforable than a seafood banquet at dinner.
|steamed rice noodle with crueller: combines noodles and donuts|
|deep-fried shrimp taro roll was a delight|
|these puffy pancakes are filled with durian-scented whipped cream -- for durian lovers only!|
|Gelatinous tubes stuffed with red bean paste? Sure, I'll try one.|
Desserts are interesting too, including an odiferous, yet delicate, durian cream stuffed pancake, wobbly honey sponge cake and tubular osmanthus (lotus) with red bean sliced cake.
Where to go for dim sum? If you haven't tried Sea Harbour, you certainly should. And don't shed too many tears over the demise of Empress Pavilion, which hadn't been good in years. Give Shanghai No. 1 try instead.
Shanghai No. 1 Seafood Village
250 Valley Blvd.