Shanghai dumplings and the gas tank

Just got back from another excellent dim sum at the Dorchester branch of Chau Chow. If you live anywhere near Dorchester, come here for dim sum! Unlike Chinatown, parking is easy in their own lot and the overflow lot across the street.

We particularly like one offering that we don’t always see on the carts. The solution, of course, was to take a photo and show it to the servers on my iPhone, since most of them don’t speak English. We eventually found out, from one of the English-speaking employees, that we’re talking about Shanghai Dumplings:

We happened to be seated where we could gaze out at the one remaining Corita Kent gas tank, a.k.a. Rainbow Swash. It was a good angle, as long as you could ignore the used car lot, its prominent lighting, and the Expressway exit sign:

Categories: Dorchester/Boston, Food & Restaurants