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CAI’s DIM SUM TEAHOUSE and CATERING year round

  • C X Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave., West Brattleboro, VT.
  • BY APPOINTMENT: Call ahead 1-2 days in advance, (802) 257-7898
  • Dining in, Orders to go, and Catering for all occasions
  • Evenings, plus Sunday brunches, when available – advance notice necessary

ONLINE MENU:

Please let your server know in advance of any food restrictions.
Vegan/Vegetarian: #1-12; Veg. upon request: #13, 15, 27
Gluten-free or upon request: #1-20, 34, 38
** = spicy hot, with no-chili option upon request

  1. Asparagus and Mango, with White Sesame and Cranberries … $14.50
  2. Stir-fried Rice Noodles with Tofu, Vegetables and Turmeric … $14.50
  3. Cai’s Fresh Spring Rolls – Gluten Free and Vegan (Veggies, Peanuts, Cilantro, Rice-Wrapped with Fresh Spinach)… $6.50 for 2 pieces
  4. Eight Treasure Rice (Nuo Mi with Dried Fruits and Nuts) … $6.50
  5. Chengdu Lai Tang Yuan (Rice Flour, Brown Sugar, Nuts, Dried Fruit with Goji Berries … $9.00 for 4 pieces
  6. Jasmine Rice … $1.50 per person
  7. Stir-fried Greens with Garlic … $13.50; with Local Mushrooms (as available) … $16.50
  8. Marinated Greens with Tofu … $13.50
  9. ** Ma Po Tofu … $10.50
  10. ** Chilled Tofu, Sichuan Drizzle … $10.50
  11. ** Marinated Chinese Eggplant … $9.50 (as available)
  12. ** Dan Dan Mian (Sichuan Hot and Spicy Noodles, choice of Wheat Noodles or Rice Noodles, serves one) … $7.50
  13. Soup Noodle Choices: Rice, Yam or Wheat Noodles with mushrooms… Vegan, Chicken, Beef, Pork, or Shrimp: $16.50
  14. Shrimp-Stuffed Cucumber with Sweet Rice … $12 for 4 pieces
  15. ** Yu Xiang Rou Si (Stir-fried Chicken with Zucchini, Carrots, Peppers, Onion, Chinese Mushroom) … $14.50
  16. Cai’s Chicken rubbed with Turmeric, Chinese Cooking Wine, Maple Syrup, served with Lemon-Maple Dipping Sauce … $8.50 for 2 pieces
  17. ** Gong Bao Ji Ding: (Chicken, Cashews, Jicama, Sweet Peppers) … $14.50
  18. Bai Zan Ji: Chicken with Scallion Sauce… $16.50
  19. Ginger Shrimp …$19.50
  20. ** Stir fried Beef with Chili Peppers and Tofu … $16.50


  21. Dumplings, Breads and Pancakes (Vegetarian: #24-31)

  22. Wonton Soup, individually prepared … $15.50
  23. Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Pork Soup Dumplings) … $8.50 for 5 pieces
  24. Pork and Chinese Chive (or Turkey and Cabbage) Dumplings … $6.50 for 5 pieces
  25. Vegetarian Dumplings (Greens and Tofu) … $6.50 for 5 pieces
  26. Steamed Sweet Bean Paste Buns (vegetarian) … $6.50 for 2 pieces
  27. Shanghai Sheng Jian Bao Vegetarian Stuffed Bun (Kale, Turnip Greens, Tofu, Flax Seed, Olive Oil) … $6.50 for 2 pieces
  28. Shao Mai Dumplings (Nuo Mi Rice, Ground Pork, Chinese Pickled Vegetables, Sichuan Spices) … $6.50 for 5 pieces or Vegan option with advance notice
  29. Chinese Spring Roll (Fried) … $6.50 for 2 pieces (Rice Noodles, Tofu, Sweet Peppers, Zucchini, Chinese Mushroom)
  30. Cong You Bing: Scallion Pancake … $5.50. (Option: With a Local Egg … $6.50)
  31. Da Bing: Scallion Pan-fried Bread … $6.50
  32. Pancake with Fresh Fruit … $5.50


  33. Chef’s Specials (Wheat-Free/Gluten Free option: #33, 34)

  34. Jing Jiang Rou Si (Stir-fried Chicken or Pork, with Ginger Sauce) … $16.50
  35. Country-style Pork Platter with Sauteed Vegetables in Season … $21
  36. Fish and Tofu Crockpot … $18.50
  37. Duck Platter (Split Duck Half) with Harvest Rice and Longan … $35
  38. ** Sichuan MaLa Spicy Fish with a chili-huajiao-peanut sauce (also a no-peanut option) (a no-chili option: Jiachang Yu Home-style Fish)… $38
  39. Cai’s Rice Wrap (special order with Rice Paper)… 7.50 per piece



TEA

$4/small pot; $7/large pot
By the glass or mug: $3
Chilled tea, carafe (order in advance): $10

Decaffeinated:



1. Assam Tea
2. Black Current Ginseng Tea
3. Black Buckwheat (Ku Jiao) Tea (Sichuan)
4. Chamomile Tea
5. Detox Tea (20 Chinese Medicinal Herbs)
6. Earl Grey Tea (Decaf)
7. Elderflower and Yarrow
8. Echinacea Tea
9. Hibiscus Tea
10. Ku Ding Cha (bitter herb) from Chongqing
11. Lady Grey Tea
12. Mahogany Flower Tea (Luo Han Guo)
13. Mint Tea: Peppermint, Spearmint, or together
14. Neem Tea from Rajasthan (bitter herb)
15. Pomegranate & Raspberry
16. Red Zinger (Rose Hip)
17. Rooibos Tea
18. Tulsi Tea with Rose

With caffeine:



20. Bamboo Leaf Green Tea (from Sichuan)
21. Camellia (Kukicha) Twig Tea
22. Chinese Green Tea
23. Chinese Jasmine Tea
24. Ceylon Tea (Orange Pekoe)
25. Cranberry Green Tea
26. Darjeeling Tea
27. Earl Grey Tea
28. Emei Mountain Green tea (Sichuan)
29. English Breakfast Tea
30. Girl’s Earring Tea (from Yunnan)
31. Goji Berry Green Tea
32. Guan Yin Red Tea from Fujian
33. Guangxi Sprout Tea
34. Guizhou Tea
35. Indian Chai (from Chai Wallah)
36. Indonesian Jasmine or Red Tea
37. Irish Breakfast Tea
38. Japanese Green Tea / Sencha
39. Japanese Green Tea / Roasted Sencha
40. Japanese Green Tea + Brown Rice
41. Jasmine Green Tea
42. Jin Jun Mei (Red Tea, Fujian)
43. Lapsang Suchong from Fujian
44. Matcha powder, added to another drink or tea
45. Moroccan Mint Green Tea
46. Oolong Red Tea of Fujian
47. Oolong Tea (Tung Ding from Taiwan)
48. Prince of Wales Tea (Black Tea)
49. Pu’Er Tea from Yunnan
50. Tai Ping Hou Kui Green Tea (Anhui)
51. Taiwan Mountain Tea (Alishan)
52. Vietnamese HaiYi Mountain Tea
53. White Tea
54. Xi Hu Long Jing Green Tea (Zhejiang)
55. XinYang MaoJian Bamboo Tip Green Tea (Henan)
56. Yerba Maté
57. Yong Chuan Xiu Ya (Green Tea, Chongqing)

Chilled Tea

60. Chinese Chrysanthemum Tea
61. Honeysuckle Tea
62. Prunella Tea
63. Custom – chilling for any tea, with advanced notice

DRINKS



65. Aloe Drink … $3
66. Hot Ginger with Molasses … $3
67. Hot Lemon with Honey – option: with Camomile
68. Mango Yogurt Smoothie … $4
69. Sour Plum Drink … $3
70. Icees: Mango, Raspberry, Mixed … $4.50


ALSO:
Cai’s Chili Sauce: $4 a jar


NOTES


SPICY-NESS: ** … spicy hot.
Any spicy hot dish may also be served not hot or mildly hot.

RESERVATIONS, ORDERS TO GO, and CATERING REQUESTS

(802) 257-7898 (phone-in 2-3 days in advance, recommended)

TAKE-OUT

includes a ten percent surcharge on the pre-tax total, using compostable containers whenever possible.


MENU is updated periodically online at: http://www.dimsumvt.com. Email inquiries to adamsilvervt [at] gmail [dot] com


PRICES are subject to change; 10 percent meals tax extra (9 percent VT, 1 percent Brattleboro); gratuity extra.


Welcome to bring your own wine. The wine service fee is $10.

WEEKLY at the FARMERS MARKETS

  • Saturdays, 9am – 2pm, May through October, at the Brattleboro Area Farmers Market.
  • Saturdays, 10am-2pm, November through March, The Winter Farmers Market, downtown at 157 Main Street, The River Garden, Brattleboro.
  • During April (and other times during the year), contact the Teahouse in West Brattleboro to arrange private dinners, orders to go or catering an event, (802) 257-7898

 

CATERING

  • For meetings, reunions, retreats, workshops, and other gatherings
  • Kids, families, organizations, companies
  • Groups from 6 to 50 and more.
  • Chinese art and culture themed activities as an option
  • (802) 257-7898
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