One of the rules I have in life is that when you find a good place to yum cha (or rather from my point of view, eat a bucket load of steamed dumplings) – you stick to it. And this is the case with Imperial Chinese Seafood Restaurant.
(Pork spare ribs in black bean sauce)
According to my blog, I first went to Imperial in 2009, and basically it has been our favourite yum cha haunt since due to a really good balance between food (excellent), price (not too expensive) and service (waiters are actually attentive and are not rude ever.)
(Prawns in soy milk skin)
Since about a year ago, Imperial went through a transformation. It dropped Kingdom and added the word Seafood to its restaurant name (I’ve always wondered how you have an imperial kingdom – turns out I’m right, you really can’t.) It seems to now focuses its dinner menu on live seafood. It was completely redocorated (posh much for a suburban Chinese restaurant) and had a change of management. More importantly though, the dim sum are still as good as ever. (more…)