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Tim Ho Wan serves star quality dim sum in Waikiki

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    Siu mai are filled with a mixture of diced pork and shrimp, rather than the ground meat common at most dim-sum restaurants.

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    Tim Ho Wan is famous for its pork buns, with sweet pork filling tucked inside a sugar- topped pastry crust.

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    Tim Ho Wan specialties include black-rice mochi with pineapple filling, left, a rice bowl topped with steamed pork (also available with chicken) and a barbecued pork bun.

The market for dim sum here is one that’s been relatively stable year after year. Every Chinese family has its favorite handful of restaurants for weekend gatherings, and every once in a while, a new restaurant opens to keep the scene a little interesting. Tim Ho Wan is now open, offering finer quality than what you’d typically find in Chinatown, at mid-tier cost. Read more

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