I finally tried this new dim sum restaurant in Paris yesterday for lunch called Dim Sum Co. Originally, due to my hectic work load I had planned on skipping lunch.
Later, as I gave in to the hunger and a free invitation from a friend to pay for my lunch, we entered at around noon-ish to an empty restaurant (every other time I’ve walked by it’s packed).
I passed by a young chef wrapping some sort of rolls to our right, that looked like a scene out of Iron Chef.
When we got seated and were explained the days lunch menu specials by a small yet gentile man (but for the life of me I couldn’t understand half of what he what he was saying; it was the hunger pains – so I nodded, politely, yes to everything :)…
The Lunch Menu was 11 Eu and you get a choice of a meal (I had the Chinese 5 Spice Pork with rice) and a choice of a dim sum (I had the chicken rolls).
Overall, I would recommend Dim Sum Co to anyone wanting to each authentic Dim Sum and Chinese dishes in Paris with a modern twist. It’s a central location but you’ll be a on a street that also has quite a few sex shops so perhaps, if you’re conservative, not to the place you’d like to dine with your mother-in-law or impressionable kids. I for one have done both, it doesn’t bother me at all. Also this is the same street you’ll find Twinkie the American brunch restaurant and its a stones throw from Rue Greneta where you’ll find Rice and Fish.
I’ll go back to try their Bubble teas.
Here are some photos of what we had…
Dim Sum Co. Paris
170 rue Saint-Denis
Metro: R?aumur – S?bastopol (Lines 3 or 4) , Etienne Marcel (Line 4)
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