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Dim sum all Sundays of summer

 

Today is Sunday and it’s dim sum day at the Lotus Court.

Have a few of those steamed bite-sized fares, or have a lot. No one’s stopping you from feasting on the delicious selections on the buffet.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Beancurd with Mince Shrimp

 

Missed out on a dish? Don’t worry, head back next Sunday when there are more selections on the table to choose from.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Prawn dumpling

 

Yes, it’s back. Again, all Sundays of summer from March 12 to May 28 is officially Dim sum lunch buffet Sunday at the Lotus Court. The midday buffet spread will be filled with hard-to-resist Chinese offerings from 11:00AM to 2:00PM.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Spinach dumpling

 

The staple items on the Lotus Court menu may be your favorites— the hakao, pork shrimp siomai and spinach dumpling, but this year’s buffet will titillate your palate as Marco Polo Davao’s dim sum master Junel Obero introduces new dim sum items, such as the glutinous rice in lotus leaves, chu chow dumpling and three layer pudding.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Glutinous rice in lotus leaves

 

“We are happy to introduce new items in our dim sum line up this year. Our diners will get to sample more varieties and mark them as their favorites,” says Executive Chef Alex Destriza who also introduced inspirational dishes for Lotus Court called Fiery Wok.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Minced shrimp with black sesame seeds

 

The new creation includes stir-fried crabs with vermicelli, chilies and satay sauce with crumbled salted in hot pot; Wagyu US beef Short Ribs with pink peppercorn; and vegetable fried rice with minced pork Lotus Court style.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Rice roll shrimp

 

At the “House of Buchi”, expect the crowning glory of the banquet on the buffet. Delightful confections also come in threes as the buchi will come in three variants—the traditional red bean, the dark chocolate and durian.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

The glorious buchi

 

While you’re in saccharine heaven, the Coffee Jelly with Vanilla Ice Cream is a must-try. It’s a totally refreshing dessert fit for summer.

 

Dimsum buffet at Lotus Court Marco Polo Davao

Coffee jelly with vanilla ice cream

 

Don’t forget to mark your calendar. Lotus Court’s Dim sum Lunch Buffet is every Sunday starting March 12 to May 28 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

 

Email me at jinggoysalvador@yahoo.com. For more lifestyle & travel stories, visit www.ofapplesandlemons.com & www.jeepneyjinggoy.com

Also published in the SunStar Davao newspaper.

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