Dim sum hits downtown Minneapolis

Kate N.G. Sommers

I must admit I am not the authority when it comes to dim sum. My first experience was a mere six weeks ago while visiting San Francisco, and while it was delicious, I have a kryptonite: I'm deathly allergic to shellfish. This doesn't make ordering mysterious foods particularly exciting, unless of course you're a fan of the friendly game Russian roulette. When I received an invitation to preview the dim sum at Wondrous Azian Kitchen, however, I felt my chances of not being poisoned by hiding crustaceans would be better here than anywhere--and hey, free brunch!

Kate N.G. Sommers

This is how it works: The server (in most cases for us, this was owner Thom Pham) wheels up a hot cart filled with steaming baskets, and describes the options to be had. Under normal circumstances, I believe it's a decide-as-you-go based on what is in the cart. In our case, we were presented with one of what seemed to be everything on the menu.

Kate N.G. Sommers

Location Info

Thom Pham's Wondrous Azian Kitchen

533 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis, MN

Category: Restaurant

Sponsor Content

Now Trending

From the Vault