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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Restoran Tin Sum in OUG Old Klang Road Offers Colourful Array of Authentic Dim Sum

Colourful Array of Authentic Dim Sum 
Restoran Tin Sum in OUG Old Klang Road by FollowMeToEatLa

Colourful Dim Sum

Dim sum refers to a style of Cantonese food prepared as small bite-sized or individual portions of food traditionally served in small steamer baskets or on small plates. Dim sum is also well known for the unique way it is served in some restaurants, wherein fully cooked and ready-to-serve dim sum dishes are carted around the restaurant for customers to choose their orders while seated at their tables. 

Restoran Tin Sum
No:7 Medan Hujan Rahmat
Taman Overseas Union
Off Jalan Klang Lama
58200 Kuala Lumpur
H/P: 012-366 2900

Eating dim sum at a restaurant is usually known in Cantonese as going to "drink tea" (yum cha), as tea is typically served with dim sum. While dim sum (literally meaning: touch the heart) was originally not a main meal, only a snack, and therefore only meant to touch the heart, it is now a staple of Cantonese dining culture.


Many restaurants start serving dim sum as early as five in the morning. It is a tradition for the elderly to gather to eat dim sum after morning exercises. For many, yum cha is treated as a weekend family day. More traditional dim sum restaurants typically serve dim sum until mid-afternoon. But in Malaysia, we often sleep until nine or ten in the morning on Sundays and look for a nice breakfast around the town.

My family and I used to frequent a lot of restaurants in & around OUG, Seri Petaling & Old Klang Road for a weekend outing. This particular dim sum shop called Restaurant Tin Sum serves an array of the mouthwatering authentic dim sum from 7am to 3pm every dayLocated as it's just right next to the Public Bank & in the heart of the OUG morning market. It's usually rather crowded on weekend mornings.

Appetising Creations of Dim Sum

A traditional dim sum includes various types of steamed buns such as cha siu pau, dumplings and rice noodle rolls (cheong fun), which contain a range of ingredients, including beef, chicken, pork, prawns and vegetarian options. There are more than 30 items to choose from the menu which includes dim sum either steamed or fried, noodles, porridge and dessert. 

FooChuk Roll & Siew Mai
RM 4.50 Per Plate

Char Siew Pau (RM 5 For Two)

Prawn HongKong-Style Chee Cheong Fun
RM 5

Family Favourite 
Deep-Fried Prawn Rolls
RM5

If you around the vicinity of Old Klang Road, do come over to Restoran Tin Sum to find out why you should try this dim sum restaurant that's a popular dim sum haunt for the locals here!

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