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Ping Pong Dim Sum

900 7th St. NW (I St. NW) Send to Phone
202-506-3740 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Order Now! | Menu
Gentrified dim sum, ideal for the Western palate, and fine for those seeking an upscale Chinese meal.


 
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Ping Pong Dim Sum Restaurant Review

: Hyped as the ultimate dim sum destination, Ping Pong misses the mark: no clattering carts, no abundant choices of steaming goodies, no ripple of conversations, no feeling of the real China in this austerely decorated, very Westernized rendition of a Chinese tea house. Even the food, much costlier than the real deal, is overly fussy and primped. For diners looking for an upscale Chinese meal, however, this Penn Quarter/Chinatown restaurant may solve the problem. It’s slightly exotic without being too unfamiliar. Baked chicken puffs or prawn-and-spinach wraps have a recognizable ring, and steamed buns or braised honey-glazed ribs might please anyone’s palate. Desserts include a chocolate bun, ice cream, and crispy banana rolls.



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