The bustle and flow of Boston’s dim sum palaces with trolleys can be fun, as long as you don’t get seated too far from the kitchen. We favor à la carte joints: Made-to-order equals always piping-hot. This sweet, tight-quarters spot in Chinatown consistently plates superb versions of har gow, char siu bao, cheong fun and lo baak gou (you know: dumplings, buns, rice-noodle rolls and daikon cakes) at very pleasant prices. It’s well worth the weekend wait to get in.
When most folks hear dim sum, they think of those frenetic, large-scale places where trolleys are wheeled about, and sitting in the wrong corner can mean long delays between the kitchen and your chopsticks…...