Posts Tagged ‘Ping Pong Dim Sum’

What To Eat This Weekend: Bottomless Mimosas, Endless Dim Sum at Ping Pong

Naturally, there are plenty of places hosting Passover and Easter-themed specials this weekend. Here's one that's doing things a little differently: Ping Pong Dim Sum is offering all-you-can-eat dim sum for $25 per person, plus bottomless mimosas for $15 per person, at both its Dupont Circle and Chinatown locations. Sounds entirely non-festive, right? Not quite. […]

What To Eat Tonight: ‘Peace In The Middle East,’ A Brisket-Falafel Sandwich, at Fruit Bat

Achieving true peace in the Middle East may seem hard to imagine. For now, we can at least enjoy its culinary equivalent. I'm referring, of course, to the "Peace In The Middle East" sandwiches that Pound The Hill's Kahlil Ghannam will be in the kitchen making tonight on special at Fruit Bat.  Blending brisket and […]

Free Veggie Wonton Soup Today at Ping Pong Dim Sum

A rep for Ping Pong Dim Sum tells Y&H that the Chinatown eatery today will be passing out complimentary to-go containers of their veggie wonton soup made with shitake mushrooms and spinach-filled wontons in a coconut kefir lime broth. Grab your free to-go cup from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ping Pong Dim Sum, 900 […]

What a Dumpling! Ping Pong Dim Sum Opens Tonight in Dupont

London-based chain Ping Pong Dim Sum officially opens its newest D.C. location in Dupont Circle on Wednesday. According to the eatery's Twitter feed, doors open at 5 p.m. For some perspective, read my Young & Hungry predecessor Tim Carman's take on how Ping Pong's fare stacks up against the hand-made dim sum at Wheaton's Hollywood […]

Free Bubble Tea! Ping Pong Dim Sum Woos Dupont Denizens With Refreshments

Staff of the forthcoming Ping Pong Dim Sum location in Dupont Circle will be promoting the place with a free pop-up tea shop this week, dishing out complimentary samples of various bubble teas, including the house specialty raspberry and black pepper flavors, to passersby. Ping Pong is a veritable tea emporium, as our illustrious Y&H […]

Chefs Veg Out: Darren Wightman of Ping Pong Dim Sum

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Darren Wightman Title: Executive Chef Restaurant: Ping Pong Dim Sum Cooking Since: 29 […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]

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 […]