6 Dim Sum Pit Stops To Head To If You Love Asian Food

Raisa posted on 27 December

Ten-Second Takeaway

Dim Sums took Kolkata by storm in 2017 and we found our pick of 6 favourite places to head for warming Asian pockets of goodness.

The Fatty Bao

The newest kid on the block, The Fatty Bao has the softest baos and the mist delicate dim sums. Shout out to their veggie dim sum — an absolute must try is the wild mushroom, edamame and truffle oil dim sum. Wrapped in a beetroot tinted pastry, the colours of the dim sum pop off the plate. The dim sum come with a choice of three dipping sauces, all of which are delicious.

Bars

Fort Knox, 8th Floor, Below Monkey Bar, Camac Street, Kolkata

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Ping's Cafe Orient

Say hello to dim sum heaven! Ping’s has a Cream Cheese Dim Sum that is pure delight. The cream cheese burst into your mouth in the most satisfying way. Get someone to record your reaction the first time you taste it — you’ll want to savour the moment!

Cafes

2-A, Middleton Row, Near Loreto House College, Park Street Area, Kolkata

Mamagoto

Mamagoto does a bunch of dim sum we love. Now, you don’t even have to choose — you can get a dim sum platter which has a selection of the best dim sum on offer. They even have an unlimited menu starting at INR 650 which lets you gorge on dim sum and soup.

Casual Dining

Annex Building, 24, Magma House Complex, Park Street Area, Kolkata

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Asia Kitchen

The sister of Mainland China, Asia Kitchen in Acropolis boasts of indulgent dessert and delicate dim sum. It’s one of the few places you can get dim sum on a budget. Check out this insanely cheap weekday deal.

Casual Dining

Acropolis Mall, 4th Floor, 1858/1, Rajdanga Main Road, Kasba, Kolkata

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Yauatcha

Kolkata’s first Michelin star restaurant, this fine dining chic modern space is Asian perfection. The little pockets of goodness are heavenly {although pricey!}. We love heading here to celebrate special occasions. The seafood dim sums are our go-to and should be yours too.

Fine Dining

Quest Mall, 5th Floor, 33, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Ballygunge, Kolkata

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Vintage Asia

Authentic with an intensely Asian vibe, Vintage Asia celebrates everything Asian including dim sum. We espcially love this Xiaolongbao aka soup dumplings. These beauties are finely wrapped dim sum stuffed with {wait for it!} soup! The piping hot soup explodes in your mouth as you put the dumpling in your mouth — pure heaven! Here are all the reasons we love Vintage Asia.

Fine Dining

JW Marriott Hotel, 4-A, J.B.S Haldane Avenue, Science City Area, Tangra, Kolkata

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