Viva Dim Sum 1 Year Anniversary

Time past by so fast, it almost one year since our last visit to Viva Dim Sum , Viva Dim Sum celebrating it one year anniversary and invite blogger to sample their Dim Sum which has been modified and improve over the year.
Expecting a long reading for this post as we going to review a lot of items, whole lot of dim sum almost covered two table. Viva Dim Sum boss David is very generous and keep sending out Dim Sum to our table for testing.
Viva Dim Sum



Viva Dim Sum


Let drink a cup of tea before I begin, according to David, tea leave use are higher grade and it not so bitter compare to those cheap tea leave.
Tea Pot


Crispy Yam Puff aka “woo kok” is made with Yam and flour for outer skin while fill inside with char siew.
Crispy Yam Puff



Crispy Yam Puff


Pan Fried Radish Cake aka “chai tai kuih” is made with radish blended together and make a square form then deep fried to golden color, skin is crispy while the inside is soft.
Pan Fried Radish Cake


Deep Fried Manggo Prawn Roll, deep fried flour wrap mango and prawn to form the golden color roll.
Deep Fried Manggo Prawn Roll



Deep Fried Manggo Prawn Roll


Baked Sweet Potato Puff, it look to me like a moon cake as we always can see those small type of moon cake sell in night market, indeed it taste almost like moon cake as well.
Baked Sweet Potato Puff



Baked Sweet Potato Puff


Egg Tart, the crust is made from flaky puff pastry with lard to create the thousand layer feeling while inside fill with egg custard.
Egg Tart



Egg Tart


Crispy Bean Curb Skin and Prawn Roll, thin skin bean curb wrap with prawn and deep fried.
Crispy Bean Curb Skin and Prawn Roll


Crispy Bean Curb Skin and Prawn Roll


Deep Fried Sesame Sweet Ball aka “Jin Tui” given a chewy texture due to the dough use and fill with lotus paste.
Deep Fried Sesame Sweet Ball



Deep Fried Sesame Sweet Ball


Deep Fried Dumpling.
Deep Fried Dumpling


Steamed Radish Cake, another way to enjoy radish cake is to steamed it and top with same sauce is very tasty.
Steamed Radish Cake


Steamed Scallop Dumpling, it almost the same as normal dumpling but with extra scallop on top.
Steamed Scallop Dumpling


Steamed Glutinous Rice aka “Loh Mai Kai” on the traditional way they wrap glutinous rice with lotus leaf but now very hard to get lotus leaf hence they just put into metal bowl and steamed it, it contain char siew, chicken meat and mushroom.
Steamed Glutinous Rice


Steamed Pork Ribs aka “Pai Kut” is steamed of pork ribs.
Steamed Pork Ribs


Next is our favorite since last time and it never disappointed us as well, Liu Sha Pao, serious amount of butter cream and salted egg York fill inside the bun, I compile a animated picture below to show how much the melting cream flowing out from the bun below.
Liu Sha Pao




Steamed Bun with premium Lotus Paste and York
Steamed Bun


Steamed Red Bean Bun
Steamed Red Bean Bun


Siew Mai, steamed dumpling fill with prawn.
Siew Mai


Steamed Dumpling with Fish Roe
Steamed Dumpling with Fish Roe


ShangHai Xiao Long Bao
ShangHai Xiao Long Bao


Chicken Feet with “Zhu Hao” Sauce
Chicken Feet with “Zhu Hao” Sauce


Char Siew Pao, according to David they do not use softener as it not healthy hence the bun is not that fluffy, but for me I feel that that is good enough and the most important is healthy.
Char Siew Pao


Steamed Vege and Prawn Roll
Steamed Vege and Prawn Roll


Steamed Fish Ball
Steamed Fish Ball


Steamed Fish Ball
Steamed Fish Ball


Stuffed Vegetable with Fish Paste, it healthy and tasty.
Stuffed Vegetable with Fish Paste


Crispy Dragon Roll, very nice presentation exactly match for it name, Dragon Roll!
Crispy Dragon Roll


Hot Lean Meat, Century and Salted Egg Porridge
Hot Lean Meat, Century and Salted Egg Porridge


Chee Cheong Fun With Prawn, with Barbecue Pork and with Egg Yolk. Three different type of Chee Cheong Fun for your selection
Chee Cheong Fun
Chee Cheong Fun



Chee Cheong Fun



Chee Cheong Fun



Chee Cheong Fun



Chee Cheong Fun


Stir Fried Radish Cake with Egg
Stir Fried Radish Cake with Egg


Char Hor Fun, the way it cook is very HK style where bee hun is deep fried and it has a hard texture with lot of egg on it gravy.
Char Hor Fun


Sundry all bamboo steamer to avoid fungus growing and the main reason for using bamboo is the ability to absorb water vapor.
bamboo steamer


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Viva Dim Sum
Lot 303, Jalan Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Penang, Malaysia.
6:00am – 2:00pm
04-890 2549
N5 27.778 E100 18.300



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