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By Phoebe Cheng | November 17th, 2015

Stop everything you’re doing right now — this is important. In the age-old brunch vs. dim sum debate, dim sum has emerged victorious. And we have a steamer basket full of reasons why…

1. There’s so much more variety. Opening a dim sum menu is like…

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…while a brunch menu is like

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2. Dim Sum is basically the best hangover food EVER

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3. Har gau are adorable AND delicious. Seriously, just look at all that pearly shrimpy glory!

Photo: Nate Robert/Flickr
Photo: Nate Robert/Flickr

4. Dim sum cures hangovers, while boozy brunches just cause new ones. And you don’t need anymore of those…

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5. Dim sum portions are small so you can eat a tonnnn

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6. The constant effort to flag down a waitress helps you burn off that siu mai, so you can eat more

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7. You’re taking part in age-old rituals like rinsing bowls and chopsticks, pouring tea…

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8. When have you ever seen an animal-shaped eggs Benedict? Gudetama buns, say whaa?


9. You can go for dim sum on your own — no judgement. But solo brunch?

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10. Dim sum is like a history lesson. 5,000 years of civilization, baby!
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11. Don’t forget the restorative power of pu’er tea. It cuts away all the grease, so you can do it all over again…

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