Dim Sum is traditionally a morning/afternoon kind of thing; restaurants around here generally serve it around midday. Great Lake Chinese Seafood has broken the mold: they’ve added a special “Night Dim Sum” menu from 3-11pm every day. It includes a subset of the regular dim sum menu—favorites like steamed pork buns, Great Lake shrimp kau, and the best pan-fried dumplings in town. The menu also includes some great stuff —pan-fried rice roll with XO sauce, stir-fried noodles Shanghai style, and fried squid tentacles (this time with spicy salt). At night, I tell you! What will they think of next? Great Lake, 2910 Carpenter Rd. 734 973-6666
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