Yuen Garden Dim Sum House, Puchong
Will try not to suffocate you guys with too much Viet stuff, I'll take a break again and do a local post.
Went for brunch with my bro to Yuen Garden for dim sum recently as we were around the area. He suggested for us to try there as it's pretty famous amongst the residents in Puchong. The place was packed but we were lucky to get seats real quickly. Service was prompt, we ordered our drinks and a selection of dim sums were placed at our tables for us to choose..
We had hargau..Skin was too thick. Prawns was fresh though and they added some julliene mah tai for that extra crunch.
Although I'm more of a har gau person, I must say that Yuen Garden's siew mai was much better than their hargau. Very fresh ingredients, the pork was very sweet and the prawns gives a springy texture to the siew mai.
We tried some fried almond seafood ball. The exterior was over fried, hence it was dry. The seafood filling was just average, not much to shout about.
We both agreed that the woo kok (yam puff) was one of the better dim sum there. The yam paste was soft and had a crispy skin and the filling was different. I cant describe how different, it's just unlike the usual woo kok filling we are accustomed to. Nice nonetheless.
We had another steam pork dim sum, which was pretty good. As the pork used was fresh there, most of the pork based dimsum is good.
One of my compulsory order..the steamed pork ribs. Sweet and springy meat, though I would have preferred a stronger wine marination.
I asked for a dim sum with chopped vegetables fillings, but the waiter brought this to me..Since it looks fresh, I dont mind trying. Should not have taken this; the sauce was full of msg..it was so sickeningly sweet with msg and oyster sauce that both of us didn't want to eat the last piece there..phleh..
My eagle eyed brother spotted one of the waiters carrying a small bowl.. We were told that it's pun tong gau, something that I dont see that many restaurants serving in Msia. We ordered one, though waiting time was 20 minutes..Looks like the pun tong gau I've tried overseas, the whole dumpling filled the bowl. The soup was lighter, more diluted; had faint herb tastes. Broke the dumpling skin and found the filling quite substantial; mince pork, prawns, chopped scallops, some strands of sharksfin and a slice of abalone. For RM10, thought it was very reasonable. My only gripe was the dumpling skin..they use the same skin used for siew mai..hence after soaking in the broth, the skin started to taste very doughy; floury. Would have tasted better if they used the translucent dumpling skin..
Total bill was RM38Yuen Garden Dim Sum House is located at Jalan Kenari 18, B. Puchong Jaya, Selangor. It at the business square opposite IOI Mall.