Dumplings in Los Angeles chinese restaurant
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Dim Sum Express

Los Angeles
Dim Sum Restaurant
Dim Sum Express

326 N Garfield Ave (at E Emerson Ave)

Monterey Park, CA 91754

This stripped-down chinese counter restaurant serves some of the best har grow in town: bursting with succulent shrimp, bits of bamboo shoots and a touch of sesame oil, these steamed, mochi-like dumplings deliver a hint of sweetness and chewiness that’s beyond words.