Traditional dim sum involved large tables in a large restaurant, family gatherings and ‘trolley ladies’. Modern dim sum outlets are more like fast food restaurants. Photo: Yau Tin-kwai
Andrew Sun
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Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

When did dim sum turn from a family affair into a hurried and antisocial meal?

  • Dim sum has moved away from large breakfast family gatherings in huge restaurants
  • Now more of a fast food meal, modern dim sum has lost its communal feeling

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Traditional dim sum involved large tables in a large restaurant, family gatherings and ‘trolley ladies’. Modern dim sum outlets are more like fast food restaurants. Photo: Yau Tin-kwai
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