One issue we have with the general restaurant scene in Philly is that if you want to eat dinner after 10pm, your options are basically limited to ordering a pizza from Domino’s or assembling a collection of non-perishable items from the nearest convenience store while repeating “tomorrow is a new day” to yourself. The third and less well-known option, however, is to head to Dim Sum House, where you can get a full, sit-down dinner until 1am of things like soup dumplings and beef-stuffed scallion pancakes. They also have a full bar with a pool table, so really it’s a one-stop shop for an entire night out.
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