Siu mai at Fook Lam in Chinese Cultural Plaza

Photo By Jason Chin

Essential eats: Where to satisfy your dim sum craving

These spots have comforting morsels of steamed, baked and fried dim sum for takeout
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Week 8 of stay-at-home and at this point, especially the day after Mother's Day feasting, we're all about comfort food. Here's what people have been asking about and what you can find for takeout and delivery all over Oahu: succulent morsels of steamed, baked and fried dim sum.

Restaurants are listed by neighborhood. Half of the 14 here are on Instagram; click on the restaurant names to see their latest posts.

See also: A dim sum crawl of Chinatown

Aiea Manapua, Aiea

Fook Lam, Chinatown

Ginger & Garlic, Chinatown

Golden Palace Seafood Hawaii, Chinatown

Happy Day, Kaimuki

Harbor Village Cuisine, Hawaii Kai

Island Manapua, Manoa

Jade Dynasty Seafood Restaurant, Ala Moana Center

Nice Day Chinese Seafood Restaurant, Liliha

Ocean Dim Sum, Kalihi (also at Kailua and Kakaako farmers markets)

Royal Kitchen, Chinatown

Sing Cheong Yuan, Chinatown

Tai Pan Dim Sum, Chinatown 

U-Choice In, Ala Moana (at Don Quijote)

Yung Yee Kee, Ala Moana

See also: Upscale dim sum is now on Kapiolani and it's excellent

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