Posts Tagged ‘Cantonese cuisine’

Hollywood Vs. Chinatown: A Tale of Two Dim Sum Palaces

This week's Young & Hungry column takes a look at two very different dim sum parlors, Hollywood East Cafe in Wheaton and Ping Pong Dim Sum in Chinatown. One is a local, family-owned operation, the other an import from London. We're publishing the full version of the column in the blog, so that you can […]

Spot Check: China Jade in Derwood

The scallion pancakes were crispy but needed more of the namesake ingredient. More than two years ago Liu Chaosheng took over Hong Kong Palace, a modest storefront in Falls Church, and rewrote the entire menu.  Gone were HKP's Cantonese dishes (even if the promise of them remained with the name of the place), replaced by […]

The Dim Sum Carts Have Stopped Rolling on University Boulevard

The wife and I stopped at Hollywood East Cafe on the Boulevard on Sunday, expecting the line to stretch out the door as loyal patrons flocked to the dim sum palace one last time before owner Janet Yu takes her forced hiatus. We were surprised — and a little saddened — to discover that we […]