We attended this restaurant for dinner on a Saturday night around 9 PM.
We were the only people in the restaurant for a good hour or so.
The server was on point as far as being at our table at the right time throughout the meal, but he very loosely explained what it was he was placing on our table as he brought us the food. Each of the two of us ordered several dim sum plates, but the server put it all in the middle of the table. We got kind of lost on who ordered what and what each item even was.
As far as the quality of the food, I have to sincerely and respectfully disagree with those who said it was the best dim sum in Seattle. I am not from Seattle, so I would not know what the standard is there, but I have had better dim sum in Chinatown in San Francisco and even in my hometown of Minneapolis/St. Paul area. The spare ribs were low on actual meat and heavy on fat. They were not seasoned. Any of the shrimp dumplings I had all had a sort of white pasty texture inside, which made it hard to enjoy the meaty texture of shrimp. The pork buns were OK, as they were a bit meager on the meat contained inside the bun.
The bean curd dumplings were good, with a nicely browned flaky egg-like wrapper on the outside and a savory filling. The steamed pork dumplings were also really good.
This restaurant offered us a fork and chopsticks, which is always nice, because there were definitely times when chopsticks would be just too much of a challenge for someone who does not routinely use them (like me).
The restaurant had a very distinct smell like cooking oil and fish, and you can plan on your clothes smelling greasy when you leave. I would not say the decor made me feel like I was in China like someone else said... maybe more like a bingo hall.
I caught a peek of the kitchen when I was using the restroom, and it looked pretty gnarly. There was a bucket with a bunch of black and brown scrapings in it sitting on the floor right inside the doorway, cardboard boxes duct-taped to the floor and walked on in several areas (there is no way that would pass a health inspection), dirty floors, and dishes upon dishes piled up all over the counters.
I would not go back to this restaurant because the food was not very good, the restaurant had a strong odor, and the kitchen looked kind of gross from through the doorway.
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