For the ultimate instant-gratification, no-muss no-fuss brunch, dim sum is hard to beat.
For the ultimate instant-gratification, no-muss no-fuss brunch, dim sum is hard to beat. Carts stacked with steamer trays filled with savory delicacies roll by your table-just point at whatever catches your fancy, and it's yours. With each order, servers stamp a sheet at your table. When you're ready to leave, just take that sheet to the register. It's that easy.
For authentic Chinese dim sum in Central Ohio, Sunflower in Dublin is your best bet on Saturdays and Sundays. While the options will number in the dozens, here are nine you shouldn't miss.columbussunflower.comLor Bak Ko (Radish Cake)Pan-fried square slices of daikon radish and rice flour Silver Needle Noodles*Tapered rice noodles stir fried with bean sprouts, scallions and chicken Char Siu Bao (Barbecue Pork Buns)A bread bun filled with diced pork tenderloin in a sweet sauce, available either steamed (chewy and soft) or baked (light and airy) ShumaiOpen-topped steamed pork, shrimp, or pork and shrimp dumplings with a brightly colored garnish sprinkled in the center Wu Gok (Taro Dumplings)A football-shaped mashed taro pocketfilled with minced pork and fried to a crispy, delicate exterior XO Noodles*Fried broad noodle rolls lacquered with a savory XO sauce Sesame Seed BallsA sweet, crispy fried pastry made of rice flour coated in sesame seeds and filled with lotus seed paste Lor Mai KaiSticky rice filled with chicken, sausage, quail egg and vegetables wrapped in a lotus leaf, then steamed Har Gow (Shrimp Dumplings)Translucent purse-like dumplings filled with shrimp
*These don't always arrive on the carts. You may need to request them separately.