Golden Buddha offers one of the more impressive Cantonese/Mandarin menus in town, but we love it best for its dim sum, the Chinese brunch served with tea that features endless small plates of everything from shrimp dumplings and barbecued pork buns to deep-fried sesame balls and fried chicken feet. Everything is super-fresh and appetizing, and the service from the roving dim sum carts filled with goodies is especially friendly and helpful. Go and go often, but don't be surprised if you end up looking like the fat "Golden Buddha" (actually the revered mendicant Bu-Dai) posted at the entrance.
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The only deity I've ever had a personal affinity for is that corpulent, jolly "buddha" with a small "b" known as Jin Foo, Bu Dai, or Hotei, depending on whom you ask. Personally, Gautama Buddha, he of the Bodhi tree fame, always str...