So, who's up for a group dim sum outing this year? For those who aren't familiar with dim sum, it's essentially Chinese brunch, served family style. All the food is a la carte - literally, as in it comes around on little carts and you order one or more baskets of different dumplings, noodles, sticky rice, etc.
Post here if you are interested. I'm thinking Sunday morning, at China Pearl like last year.
UPDATED NOW WITH DETAILS:Location
China Pearl restaurant
9 Tyler Street
Boston, MA 02111http://maps.google.com/maps/place?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=china+pearl+boston&fb=1&gl=us&hq=china+pearl&hnear=Boston,+MA&cid=996851611285926399Date/Time
Sunday, 10:00am - this is now confirmed.RSVP list
The following people are confirmed. Please post and let me know if you need to be added to this list or if you are canceling.
Mad_typist + 6
Gewurztramin + 1
Krissta + 5
Loweryi + 5
Gamervoid + 1
tripleholic + 3
TOTAL SO FAR: 33 - Reservation has been made for this list of people.Where do I meet you?
I'll collect a group about 40 minutes prior in the lobby of the Westin (the one attached to the convention center). You can either meet up with us there, or just meet us at the restaurant. The group will head out to the restaurant NLT 9:30am - if you are late, you'll have to catch up with us at the restaurant. According to Google Maps, the restaurant is a 20 minute walk from the convention center. We may or may not order some cabs to ferry us over, but we'll decide that the day of, once we get a look at the weather.How do I get in touch with you?
You can catch me on Twitter @mad_typist
or you can email me at mad_typist[at]yahoo[dot]com
Here's how we did it last year:
- Food comes off the carts only, no menus
- Family style dining. This allows everyone to try a wider range of items and experiment with new kinds of food without having to purchase a whole plate on their own
- Everyone agrees not to be a dick by ordering some ridiculously expensive booze or whatever, throwing off the overall bill.
- The table splits the check evenly at the end.
Last year the bill was $18 per person. Bring lots of dollar bills, both to more easily pay your share and to make it rain.