Li Yen, The Ritz-Carlton

October 20, 2020

For dim sum done at the peak of the kitchen's prowess, Li Yen remains the city's most reliable destination. You'll be hard-pressed to find har gao that's so expertly executed, with fresh prawn meat and steamed bamboo shoots packed tightly in perfectly proportioned skin. Beef siew mai also boasts triumphantly thin skin, shining the spotlight on the stuffing for these delectable dumplings.

The creamiest lo bak go in the city? Li Yen also earns that distinction. Order the chai tow kway too, featuring produce at its prime in the form of remarkable radish, partnered with silky scrambled eggs.

Li Yen at The Ritz-Carlton is currently also serving specialities from Shanghai Restaurant, its sister restaurant at JW Marriott, so you can also order irresistible Shanghainese recipes like pan-fried spring onion pancakes, beef tendons braised in sweetish red wine sauce, and firm, flat glass noodles with a rich, thick peanut sauce.

Li Yen
The Ritz-Carlton, Jalan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

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