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The term literally means 'so close to the heart'
In Britain, generally only Chinese restaurants in large cities serve dim sum; when it might be offered between the hours of about 11.00 to 18.00. The traditional accompaniment is Chinese tea.
See also "Chinese Menu Terms"
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