Behind The Scenes: Making Dim Sum At Nom Wah Tea Parlor


[Photographs: Donny Tsang]

We're big fans of dim sum at Serious Eats and Nom Wah Tea Parlor, on Doyer Street in Manhattan's Chinatown, does not disappoint. Nom Wah has been serving up dim sum since the early 1920s, and many of the chefs working in the kitchen have been there for 30 years—they're masters at what they do.

We spent a few hours in the kitchen with all the chefs to see how some of our favorite dim sum dishes were made.

Check out the slideshow for a peek into the kitchen.

Nom Wah Tea Parlor

13 Doyer Street, New York NY 10013 (map)

About the Author: Donny Tsang traded a life of traffic jams in LA for one of crowded subways in NYC, where he's been since 2003. Now he is a Brooklyn-based food photographer and founded the website Foodaissance, where he photographs local artisans.

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