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Asian Jewels Seafood

Restaurants, Chinese Flushing
 (Photograph: Todd Coleman)
Photograph: Todd ColemanBanana rolls and steamed shrimp dumplings at Asian Jewels Seafood
 (Photograph: Todd Coleman)
Photograph: Todd ColemanBanana rolls at Asian Jewels Seafood
 (Photograph: Todd Coleman)
Photograph: Todd ColemanAsian Jewels Seafood

Time Out says

A gilded and chandeliered palace, this Flushing staple is a proud prototype of dim sum grandeur, but when the crowds swell on weekend mornings, every available cranny (including some that possibly double as supply closets) is put to use. A contrast with the stuffy finery, the dumpling options trundling by on carts are refreshingly elemental. Shrimp dumplings ($3.95)—shaped to resemble little bunnies—are superb in their simplicity: translucent steamed wrappers bursting with thumb-size nuggets of unadorned prawn. Slow-braised chunks of eggplant (niang qiezi, $3.95) are held together with crusted dollops of dense, briny seafood paste. Offering a respite from the oceanic selections, fresh banana rolls (xiangjiao juan, $3.95) with custard and red-bean paste are wrapped in crispy pastry and dusted with toasted coconut.



Address: 133-30 39th Ave
Cross street: between 24th and 25th Sts
Transport: Subway: 7 to Flushing–Main St
Price: Average dim sum: $4. AmEx, Disc, MC, V
Opening hours: Mon–Fri 9am–11:30pm; Sat, Sun 8am–11:30pm
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