This comes from the school of slightly-upscale dim sum, which makes sense because the owners pioneered the form at Koi Palace in Daly City. Our favorites are the more creative options—sea bass dumplings, fried duck roll, rainbow taro bun, and the like. Go here if you’re a bit bored with the basics.
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