Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Dim Sum Yuen at Sri Petaling

Siew Mai with a prawn on top - MYR4.90+ 6% GST so it is MYR5.19 nett for a serving of 3 in a box. Instead of using bamboo baskets, they use a wooden box and each siew mai (pork meat dumpling) was placed on individually on a small saucer. The siew mai could be considered big here when compared to those dainty delicate ones served in those grand chinese restaurants. Meaty and the taste is fine.

Vegetable dumplings (Por Choy Gao) - MYR4.50+ (MYR4.77 nett) for 3 in 1 serving.

Prawn Dumplings - MYR4.90+ (MYR5.19 nett). I could see prawns inside as the fillings. The prawns were not minced up totally so the fillings were acceptable but the skin was a bit thick so eating this har gao makes it a rather dull experience so I don't think I will order this again.

Salted Egg Yoke Siew Mai - MYR4.50+ (MYR4.77 nett) for 3 in 1 serving. I prefer this to the siew mai topped with a prawn so next time, I will just order this and not the other.

 There was just a layer of salted egg yolk on top of the siew mai as could be seen in the photo above.

Char Siew Bao - MYR4.90+ (MYR5.19 nett) for 3 in 1 box and mini egg tarts - MYR4.50+ (MYR4.77 nett) for 3 in 1 long plate.

There are tiny pieces of char siew (BBQ pork meat) inside the bao as the fillings. I find this acceptable.

Hong Kong Style Cheong Fun with prawns - MYR5.90+ (MYR6.25 nett). The cheong fun is very, very soft and fell apart when we tried to lift it with our chopsticks so we won't be ordering this again. The mini egg tart was about 3 cm in diameter only and the layered flaky pastry was made with lard. I know because I can taste the lard and I prefer it to be made with butter instead.

This was the uninvited guest which we ordered by mistake.  Sweet and a bit spicy so it was very flavourful. Steamed Thai Style Beancurd - MYR4.50+ (MYR4.77 nett).

A pot of tea (small) - MYR4+ (MYR4.24 nett). As I don't drink tea that much, only a tiny sip, we did not request for any free hot water refill.

The bill came up to MYR45.15 nett for 2 pax. This price can be deemed affordable since all the dim sum items although not great are acceptable and they are served in an eatery with air-conditioning.

Dim Sum Yuen at Sri Petaling (located in one of the new buildings behind The Store). Opening Hours from 7.30 am onwards daily. This will be our regular dim sum place when we just want to have a bit of dim sum  in a comfortable environment on a Sunday.

Main Entrance

Interior - bright and new (started business at this premise about a year ago)

30 comments:

  1. Love their square boxes, different from the usual round ones. All look good and prices ok, not another one of those Hong Kong franchises, I guess.

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  2. Long long time did not have dim sum! How I miss it!

    Nice place. Clean and bright.

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  3. Indeed, can really tell the siew mai is very big as it needs like a single plate to put it, hehe!

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    1. I think the saucer is even smaller than the saucer where you put soy sauce in.

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  4. Oooo now they serve dimsum in a wooden box.. I always see in wooden round basket only.. The dimsum looks big and juicy, I can eat 20 pcs !

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    1. 20 pcs, you will need to order 7 boxes! :)

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  5. the price is around the same as the other famous dimsum place in Kuchai Lama.. but I like the presentation of this a lot more, square wooden basket and the dimsum are served on individual mini plates, nice!!! everything is square, except the teapot and cups, haha.. :p

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    1. I find the dim sum of the famous dim sum place in Kuchai Lama a bit too salty for my liking.

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  6. Huh?? Who does their har gao with minced prawn? I thought the prawns are supposed to be intact? Like that baru syok ma when biting... But the skin too thick is... err... no thanks :/

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    1. I forgot where I ate har gao with minced prawns. I was surprised too that time.

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  7. Oh, I like that the dim sum is served in individual small plates...so easy for everyone to just take one :) Are the wooden boxes bigger than the traditional bamboo baskets? Coz then, they'll need a lot more space to steam the dim sum.

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    1. The wooden box is about 12 cm x 12 cm.

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  8. we pay for the comfort eating in an air-con place, the price is reasonable and I like the way they serve the dim sum.

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    1. It is definitely more comfortable to eat in air-con place.

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  9. They do put effort into the presentation. Nice, nice.

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    1. But I will never do that at home. Have to wash 3 dishes instead of one!

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    2. wah, you even make siew mai or other dim sum at home?

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  10. I like the dim sum items you had. I went for dim sum at Din Tai Fung but they did not have egg tarts and chee cheong fan.

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    1. Din Tai Fung is from Taiwan so they don't have Cantonese style dim sum like egg tarts and chee cheong fun.

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    2. I think the taste of Taiwan food in Din Tai Fung would not be strong enough for your liking.

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  11. Aiyo, Chris tempting me with his sushi pic, and you tempting me with your dim sum, oh mine I am hungry, where to find sushi and dim sum at this hour

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    1. I checked liao, Tim Ho Wan got 24 hour Dim Sum near Kallang and Lavender MRT

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    2. So nice! So did you go to Tim Ho Wan to eat midnight dim sum?

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  12. The Dim Sum looks nice and the servings in the boxes with plates are so presentable. The size also looked big & yummy.


    I used to work in Sri Petaling area for over 10 long years! I actually have avoided this area after leaving the job. Last weekend I was surprised to see so many restaurants mushroomed in the new blocks of shops! Wow! Wow! I must come back more often after eating at Krathong Thai Restaurant.

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    1. Too many new restaurants here in the new blocks of shops and I have only been to one or two. Have not been to the Krathong Thai Restaurant yet after they moved here from Glass City.

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  13. The place looks nice and clean. I also am quite intrigued by the way they serve the small bowls in a square plate. It looks good but I was confused at first if the price was for 1 item or the 3 items in the box (as is usual in dim sum places) until I read your bill.

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    1. The price was for all 3 items in the box.

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