Dim Sum Teahouse Brattleboro VT: Asian catering services year round

Cai’s Dim Sum Teahouse online menu:

Dine in, with art all around, once a month, second Sundays, year round, 10am – 8pm,
Jan. 9, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 9, May 8, June 11, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, 2011
at C X Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave., West Brattleboro, VT 05301, one mile west of I-91 Exit 2 on Route 9, on the left.
Reservations: (802) 257-7898, ext. 3 or DimSumVermont[at]Gmail[dot]com, or chance it by dropping in.

Cai’s Dim Sum Teahouse online menu:

Dine in, with art all around, once a month, second Sundays, year round, 10am – 8pm,
Jan. 9, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 9, May 8, June 11, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, 2011
at C X Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave., West Brattleboro, VT 05301, one mile west of I-91 Exit 2 on Route 9, on the left.
Reservations: (802) 257-7898, ext. 3, or chance it by dropping in.

WHEAT-FREE / GLUTEN-FREE OPTIONS (#1-19) and RICE-BASED DISHES.
(#1-14 Vegetarian Options)

  1. Stir-fried Greens with Garlic/Ginger/Wheat-free Tamari … $7 (For Feb., it is Swiss Chard)
  2. Stir-fried Shanghai Greens with Tofu … $7
  3. ** Ma Po Tofu … $6
  4. ** Marinated Chinese Eggplant … $6
  5. Yam Noodle Soup with Chinese Mushroom and Bamboo … $6
  6. Butternut Squash and Mung Bean Soup with Goji Berries (Option: with Ham) … $4
  7. Vietnamese Spring Roll (Not Fried) … $4 for 2 pieces
  8. Stir-fried Rice Noodles with Tofu, Vegetables and Turmeric … $7
  9. Eight Treasure Rice (Nuo Mi with Dried Fruits and Nuts) … $4
  10. Chengdu Lai Tang Yuan (Rice Flour, Brown Sugar, Nuts, Dried Fruit with Goji Berries … $4
  11. Red Bean Rice Cake (Nuo Mi, Red Bean Paste, Brown Sugar) … $3 a piece
  12. Rice, plain … $1.50 per person
  13. Rice Wrap (Cucumbers, Carrots, Chinese Pickled Radish, Onion. Option: with Dried Pork … $4
  14. Stir-fried Mustard Greens, Chicken and Doufu Gan (Option: without Chicken) … $7
  15. ZhenZhu Yuanzi (Nuo Mi over Ground Pork/Ginger Mix over a Mix of Dried Fruit, Walnuts, Olive Oil, Sesame Seed and Sugar; All Wrapped in a Palm Leaf) … $7
  16. Cai’s Chicken: + Turmeric, Chinese Cooking Wine, Maple Syrup … $4 for 2 pieces
  17. ** Yu Xiang Rou Si (Stir-fried Chicken + Zucchini, Carrots, Peppers, Onion, Chinese Mushroom) … $7
  18. ** Gong Bao Ji Ding: (Chicken, Cashews, Kohlrabi (green turnip), Sweet Peppers, Gingko Nuts) … $7
  19. Soup Noodle Choices: Your Choice of Rice or Wheat Noodles with… Beef, Pork, Chicken, Shrimp, or Vegan) … $7
  20. Wheat-Free Ginger Shrimp (with Wheat-Free Tamari) … $8
  21. DUMPLINGS, BREADS and PANCAKES (#20-27 Vegetarian)

  22. Vegetarian Dumplings (Greens and Tofu) … $4 for 5 pieces; … $7 for 10 pieces
  23. Shanghai Sheng Jian Bao (Vegetarian Pan-fried Stuffed Bread) … $4 for 2 pieces
  24. Chinese Spring Roll, Fried … $4 for 2 pieces
  25. Cong You Bing: Scallion Pancake … $3. (Option: With a Local Egg … $4)
  26. Da Bing: Scallion Pan-fried Bread … $4
  27. Pancake with Fresh Local Fruit … $4
  28. ** Dan Dan Mian (Sichuan Hot and Spicy Noodles) … $4
  29. Ground Turkey and Cabbage Dumplings … $4 for 5 pieces; … $7 for 10 pieces
  30. Xiao Long Bao (Steamed Dumplings, Ground Pork with Bean Paste) … $5 for 5 pieces
  31. Shao Mai Dumplings (Nuo Mi, Ground Turkey, Bamboo Shoots, Pickled Chinese Vegetables) … $4 for 5 pieces
  32. Shanghai Xiao HunDun (Shrimp Wanton Soup) … $6
  33. HOUSE SPECIALS

  34. Tea Egg (Local Egg Marinated in Chinese Oolong Tea, Soy Sauce, and Spices) … $1.75 each
  35. ** Stir fried Beef with Green and Red Chili Peppers … $7
  36. Slow Cooked Fish and Tofu Crockpot (Fish is the Vietnamese Swai) … $12
  37. Ginger Shrimp … $8
  38. Slow-Cooked Pork Riblets (with Doufu Gan and Chinese Dried Vegetable … $6
  39. Bai Zan Ji: Garlic and Scallion Chicken … $7
  40. Peking Duck Platter … $12
    (yes – it’s back for March!)

29 KINDS OF TEA

$4/small pot; $7/large pot
By the glass or mug: $3

Decaffeinated:

40. Assam Tea
41. Black Currant Ginseng Tea
42. Camellia (Kukicha) Twig Tea
43. Chamomile Mint Tea
44. Chinese Green Tea
45. Chinese Jasmine Tea
46. Cranberry Apple Zinger
47. Cranberry Green Tea
48. Detox Chinese Herb Tea
49. Earl Grey Tea
50. Echinacea Teas (Elder, Green, Mint)
51. English Breakfast Tea
52. Goji Berry Green Tea
53. Hibiscus/Chicory/Rose Hip/Lemon/Orange Tea (NEW)
54. Japanese Green Tea
55. Lady Grey Tea
56. Mint Medley
57. Peppermint Tea
58. Red Zinger (Rose Hip)
59. Rooibos Tea
60. Tazo White Tea (Berry Blossom)

With caffeine:
61. Guan Yin Tea
62. Indian Chai (slow cooked)
63. Indonesian Jasmine tea
64. Indonesian Red Tea
65. Jasmine Green Tea
66. Lapsang Suchong from Fujian NEW
67. Oolong Tea from Fujian
68. Pu’Er Tea from Yunnan
69. Taiwan Mountain Tea

DRINKS

70. Sour Plum Drink … $2.50
71. Mango Yogurt Drink … $4
72. Aloe Drink … $3
73. Bubble Tea … $4

Cai’s Red or Green Chili Sauce: $4 / jar

NOTES

SPICY-NESS: Two asterisks next to a dish means spicy hot (chili sauce in use).
Any spicy hot dish may also be served not hot or mildly hot.

DINE-IN, with art all around: Once a month, second Sundays, Year Round, 10am – 8pm.

DATES for your calendar for planning Dim Sum Dining in: Jan. 9, Feb. 13, Mar. 13, Apr. 9, May 8, June 11, July 10, Aug. 14, Sept. 11, Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11 …

RESERVATIONS: (802) 257-7898, ext. 3 or (802) 579-9088 or DimSumVermont@gmail.com.

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

MENU is updated periodically ONLINE at: http://www.dimsumvt.com (as in dim sum vermont). This is a new website and URL, so please update your bookmarks and links.

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

DATES for the monthly dine-ins are every second Sunday: In 2011, that will be:
Jan. 9,
Feb. 13 (Valentine’s Day Eve),
Mar. 13,
Apr. 9,
May 8 (International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day),
June 11 (in between all the graduation events; celebrate Father’s Day early),
July 10,
Aug. 14,
Sept. 11 (even on such a day in our collective memory, come to the peaceful gallery for some great food with art all around),
Oct. 9,
Nov. 13,
Dec. 11.

EXPANSION: We are planning to expand the one-Sunday-a-month dine-in into a daily year-round restaurant ion back of the existing art gallery. If this is of interest to you, let us know if you would like to take an active role: There are lots of funds to be raised to…
…expand and upgrade the existing kitchen;
…create a new wheelchair accessible entrance and restroom;
…build a dining hall out out of the space currently serving as the mudroom and garage 1 and 2;
…upgrade the signage out front
…spread the word about our unique environment and the services offered to the community.

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About dimsumvt

by appointment, call at least 1-2 days in advance; unique private dim sum dining service in an art gallery, locally sourced, home cooking, private dinners for 2 to 30, buffets for 10 to 200+, birthdays, weddings, graduation, reunions, office parties, all celebrations, catering also off-site in your home/office/event venue (with available kitchen); vegetarian and gluten-free options; (802) 257-7898
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