If you want some high-quality dim sum, and you don’t want to sit at a big round table for two hours, go to Dim Sum VIP. It’s a small place on Mott Street with an all-day dim sum menu, and it’s a good spot for a quick lunch or dinner. Bring a small group, or stop by for a solo meal, and order the crispy shrimp rice rolls.
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