A guide to dim sum

Cantonese breakfast demystified: the teas and the dishes that are sure to please, dumpling- and rib-eating etiquette and more.

Digging into a doughy delight

It seems that everyone in Montreal has something to say about dumplings, though most of the time it’s a lament that, when it comes to this staple of Chinese cuisine, we’re no New York City. Despite our comparative rookie status here, there are a couple places people swear by for the best warm, pillowy meat- and veggie-filled bites of goodness. One of those places is Chinoiseries & Dumplings, a recently opened dumpling joint/dépanneur in the Plateau on Chabot St., just above Mont-Royal.