First opened in 1969 along Colon Street in Cebu, Ding How is one of the reasons why Cebuanos loved Steamed Fried Rice, and they are the first restaurant to introduce Dim Sum Cuisine in Cebu as part of their all-day dim sum dining. As per tradition, dim sum is only served for lunch – a practice that remains in traditional Chinese restaurants. After 20 long years, Ding How now brings back the Dim sum dishes that Cebuanos loved.

Pork Trotter - Ding How

We got the chance to attend Ding How’s press release after a few days that they had opened. We delighted with their old favorites and heirloom dishes. For starters, we have tried Pork Trotter, Pork Barbecue Cake, and Ham Suy Kok. The Pork Trotter is a traditional Chinese appetizer made of stuffed pork leg seasoned with oriental spices. This delightful appetizer can already become a main dish for some.

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Tim Ho Wan: Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Restaurant

Tim Ho Wan known as the most affordable Michelin-starred dim sum restaurant offers precision and consistency in terms of taste, quality, and value. Their dim sum dishes are handmade-to-order, and not pre-steamed and reheated to retain its intended flavor and texture.

Last March 25, 2017, Tim Ho Wan opened its doors at SM Seaside City Cebu. And we had the chance to be part of the media preview before the official opening of the restaurant. With that, we are privilege enough to individually savor and evaluate Tim Ho Wan’s four heavenly kings. The four heavenly kings are the stars in Tim Ho Wan’s menu which diners would really line for.

The Four Heavenly Kings of Tim Ho Wan

Baked Bun

Baked Bun with BBQ Pork. In simpler terms, this is our local meat roll but a high-class type of meat roll. It is best eaten when it is still hot and fresh from the oven. The bun is definitely soft and similar to a streusel bun’s softness. The pork barbecue filling gives a playful yet balanced sweet and salty flavors. Continue reading “Tim Ho Wan: Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Restaurant”

Tim Ho Wan: Michelin-Starred Dim Sum Restaurant