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The Nasty Bits

  • Aug 24, 2013 · 5:00 PM
  • Cai

According to Time Out Chicago, "The chef at this ornate dinner-and-dim sum spot, Xi Xin Lin, has a mystical way with creamy egg-yolk buns, delicate free-form dumplings stuffed with shrimp and dried scallop and steamed rice-noodle crêpes paired with crunchy bits of celery. This is classed up dim sum at its most traditional, mirrored by the over-the-top, glitzy, gilded look of the second-story restaurant, making it a favorite pick for Chinese wedding banquets." You can read more about Cai and its chef here.

Of course, since this is Adventurous Eating, we will walk on the wild side, which means pigeons, pig intestines, pig stomach, goose webs, duck tongues, abalone, jellyfish, and sea cucumber (but no lungs!).

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  • Mabel

    Not bad for $20 plus tips for all that food! Next time, geoduck sashimi!

    1 · August 25, 2013

  • Sally

    Great trying some new & unique delicacies! Not as intimidating as I thought...except for the pigeon head! Looked kinda gross to my pedestrian mind.

    August 24, 2013

  • julie

    I'm bummed that I cannot make it after all tonight, I know you'll all have fun, put pictures online so I can see what I missed!!! Was looking forward to shark fin an sea cucumber.

    August 24, 2013

  • julie

    I need to do this.

    August 12, 2013

  • Megan O. C.


    1 · July 22, 2013

    • Sally

      Now why doesn't that surprise me?! ;)

      July 22, 2013

  • Nel s.

    out of town : (

    July 20, 2013

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