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Dim Sum House Celebrates Grand Opening with Free Soup Dumplings

Dim Sum House, by Jane G’s, will officially open this Wednesday, January 11, 2017 in University City.

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This expansive and stylish new new 6,000 square foot restaurant, bar and lounge will be one of the largest openings of the new year – with seating capacity at over 225 people in five different dining and party spaces. The menu will focus on all-day, every-day (even late night) dim sum in two styles: Shanghai and Cantonese. Three chefs have been brought in – including two directly from China – to showcase their expertise in both styles, as well as in noodles, fried rice, chef specialties and familiar favorites. At the bar, look for 15 draft and bottle beers, specialty signature cocktails, and a full line of spirits and wine.

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For grand opening, they will give away FREE soup dumplings on Wednesday from 12-2pm. Then at 7pm, they will kick-off a grand opening party with the Lion dance, firecrackers, DJ, live music, food sampling and drink specials.
Jane Guo and Jackson Fu announce the grand opening of Dim Sum House by Jane G’s at 3939 Chestnut Street in University City this Wednesday, January 11, 2017. This expansive and stylish Old Shanghai inspired restaurant, bar and lounge features 6,000 square foot of space and will seat over 225 people in five unique dining spaces. Three talented chefs will show off their expertise in the kitchen with a menu that focuses on two authentic styles of Chinese dim sum (Shanghai and Cantonese), plus fried rice, noodles, chef specialties and familiar Chinese favorites. At the bar, look for a full line of spirits, 19 beers, 10 signature cocktails, and wine by the glass and bottle. The restaurant is located on the second floor, with the entrance found between 39th and 40th streets on Chestnut.

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Grand opening festivities on Wednesday include free soup dumplings from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, plus a grand opening party at 7:00pm with the Lion dance, firecrackers, live music, DJ, food sampling and drink specials.

Dim Sum House is owned by a family familiar to the region’s culinary scene. President Jane Guo also owns Jane G’s two-bell reviewed restaurant at 1930 Chestnut St. Partner/General Manager Jackson Fu has been involved with Jane G’s and his families restaurants for decades. His wife owns Dim Sum Garden in Chinatown.

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Dim Sum House will focus on Shanghai and Cantonese dim sum every day, all day (even late night),” said Fu. “We aim to impress guests with our menu, size and design. We want to provide an A+ experience without the stuffiness of a super high-end restaurant. We also want to surprise guests with fair prices. Our focus will be to push for sharing, affordability, and of course, quality.”

Opening services include lunch, dinner, late night and bar service. Opening hours are Monday through Friday, from 11:30am to 2:00am, and Saturdays and Sundays, from 11:00am to 2:00am. Full kitchen service stops 10:00pm Sundays through Thursdays, and 11:00pm on Fridays and Saturdays. A starter late night menu is available from 10:00pm to 2:00am nightly, with a full late night menu to launch later in winter. Delivery service and catering will also launch starting in February.
GRAND OPENING – FREE SOUP DUMPLINGS

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Dim Sum House celebrates grand opening day on Wednesday, January 11, 2016 with festivities starting at Noon. From Noon to 2:00pm, enjoy free soup dumplings in the dining room (one order per person, dine-in only).

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At 7:00pm, the grand opening party will kick-off with the Lion Dance and firecrackers outside at the main entrance. Inside look for free menu samplings throughout the night, discounted drinks ($3-5 for beer, wine and select cocktails), live music and a DJ. Admission is free. 21 and up to drink, with identification. Reservations for tables are available now by calling (215) 921-5377.

I ate there last Friday and it was delicious, plus very reasonable.