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

    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.

    Ping's Cafe Orient

    Ping's Cafe Orient

    Park Street Area, Kolkata

    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!

    Mamagoto

    Mamagoto

    Park Street Area, Kolkata

    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.

    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.

    Yauatcha

    Yauatcha

    Ballygunge, Kolkata

    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.

    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.