Dim Sum in Las Vegas

Dim Sum in Las Vegas

Dim sum in Las Vegas: Dumplings 101

According to Wikipedia, dumplings are classified as a dish comprised of small pieces of dough. Much like the ravioli, authentic Asian dumplings often contain fillings like meat, shrimp, vegetables, or even sweets. Most of these dumplings like the dim sum in Las Vegas are steamed or fried. However, those are only a few ways of cooking dumplings. They can also be boiled and simmered. Due to their flexibility as a dish, they can be eaten a la carte and can also be used as an ingredient in soups and other savory dishes. With dishes as delicious as these, it would be a crime not to try them out. Here at Yong Kang Street Dumpling and Noodle House, our restaurant offers the finest selection of dim sum in Las Vegas NV. Conveniently located in the lobby of the Paris Hotel and Casino our small cozy restaurant will be hard to miss. Even a quick visit will ensure a unique culinary treat.

All About Dumplings

A little history lesson will tell you that dumplings are a traditional food in some parts of China and are served during festivals. According to the Chinese educational website, Wudaokou, there is more to these dumplings that meets the eye. It was stated that dumplings symbolize prosperity, unity, and happiness.  These symbolisms are deeply ingrained in the Chinese culture which stems to their love for dim sum. We hope to give you all of these wonderful things that dumplings symbolize when you go for dim sum in Las Vegas NV at our restaurant.

  • Prosperity

The unique shape of the traditional dumpling was molded after the gold and silver ingots that the ancient Chinese people used as currencies. This reflects their hopes of gaining wealth as well as good fortune. The Spring Festival tradition even calls for a coin to be placed inside one of the dumplings. Whoever finds the coin will be blessed with good luck in the coming year. If you go out for dim sum in Las Vegas NV at Yong Kang Street Dumpling and Noodle House, we cannot guarantee that you will find a golden coin in one of our tasty dumplings. Nevertheless, we aim for our customers to feel like royalty when they dine at our restaurant. That is why we guarantee that the fresh authentic handmade food we serve will be fit for a king!

  • Unity

With the many ingredients that the dumpling has, it can prove to be a herculean task. That is why for the ancient Chinese people these were only made during special occasions like festivals, New Years, and birthdays. Due to the complex preparation of this dish, it requires a lot of helping hands. In the ancient Chinese culture, these dishes were prepared by most of the members of the family. Laborious as it may, it also strengthens the family’s unity as cooking these dishes together enables them to talk and laugh together. We don’t expect you to do all the hard work at our restaurant. Leave it to our expert chefs who have mastered Taiwanese and Chinese cuisine to prepare the fresh ingredients and combine them skillfully by hand into the dumplings that you love. This gives you the chance to sit back, relax, and bond with your friends and family while you sip tea and enjoy the best dim sum Las Vegas Strip offers.

  • Happiness

Due to dumplings being made only on special occasions, they are also considered as a symbol of happiness as they reflect the wonderful celebration that the people get to experience. Here at Yong Kang Street Dumpling and Noodle House, however, there is no need to wait for special occasions to get to eat these delicious tidbits. Every day can be your birthday when you get to eat the best dim sum in Las Vegas NV. Now, who wouldn’t be happy with that? Just the sight of the wide assortments of dim sum that we offer will surely put a smile on your face.

Fresh Tasty Ingredients

The Chinese culture has been proven to have tons of beautiful symbolisms. From the shape of the dumpling to how it is prepared, to even the stuffing inside the dumplings. Yes, even those have meanings. This just goes to show how rich and creative their culture is. Here are a few of the delightful meanings to those delicious dumpling stuffings.

  • Celery – A dumpling stuffed with celery symbolizes diligence that leads to wealth. Try our Vegetable Spring Roll for a crispy alternative to this dish. It might seem like a simple dish at first sight. However, once you bite into the crunchy outer layer of this dish, you fill find that the mixture of the vegetables along with the authentic Asian spices will result in a symphony of tastes and textures flowing in your mouth.
  • Leek – Dumplings stuffed with leek means long-lasting prosperity and wealth. It may also reflect the wish for a person’s family to have good health as well as happiness. Our Pan Fried Pork and Vegetable Dumplings will definitely be your ticket to a happy and wonderful meal with your family.
  • Cabbage – This one is for all new lovers out there. This symbolizes long-lasting love among new couples. This stems from the white head of the cabbage which represents loving someone until both of you grows old and gray. Since our Crispy Scallion Pancakes come in twos it is the perfect dumpling dish for sharing. Make sure to share this dumpling with the person you love. Who can resist a dish that is both mouthwatering and romantic?  
  • Fish – Dumplings stuffed with fish signifies year after year of abundance in food. This shows the hope for superfluity in the coming years. Try our very own version of the Har Gow. Its beautiful translucent wrapper gives you a peak of the tasty shrimp stuffing. A bite into this and you will surely feel like one of the Royals in the ancient Chinese court with overflowing wealth.
  • Beef – The beef stuffing stands for strength in the economic aspect. This also represents good physical health as the ancient Chinese view the bull as strong and steadfast. Although not filled with beef, you might want to test out our Spicy Chili Shrimp Pork Wonton Dumplings. Just a fair warning, though, you might need to summon the strength of a bull to endure its hot and steamy spiciness.

All of these ingredients make up for a combination of flavors that one will surely enjoy especially since they are made by our amazing chefs who are well-trained in the art of Asian cuisine. We’ll let you in on one little secret, though. Aside from the authentic handmade quality our dumplings have, what makes them the best dim sum in Las Vegas NV is the fresh ingredients used in making them. We aim to give our customers the best dining experience so expect only perfection from us. To make it even better, our dishes are always served with a smile reflecting the hospitality of the Asian culture.

Dumpling Treats for Everyone

With all the symbolism that this simple dumpling has it is no doubt that eating one (or even 10) would give you a fun and tasty experience. Invite your friends along and spread the message of prosperity, unity, and happiness with the best dim sum in Las Vegas NV. We are open daily from 10 am to 3 am. Call now at (702)778-8180.