East Ocean Seafood Cafe has been the dim sum location in the East Bay for 40 many years. Now, the venerable Alameda restaurant is bringing its Hong Kong-style cuisine to Walnut Creek.
Past thirty day period, proprietor David Chan opened a 2nd East Ocean Seafood Cafe inside of his previous Dynasty Bistro cafe in Ygnacio Plaza. The cafe, situated at 1841 Ygnacio Valley Highway, is open up from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. every day, with evening meal support from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and until 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For now, the menu is a lessened model of the Alameda restaurant’s menu, but however encyclopedic. There are 20 styles of freshly-wrapped steamed, fried or baked dumplings and 14 types of chow mein.
Chan’s selection to shutter Dynasty Bistro was partly a outcome of the pandemic — he opened it in 2019 — but he also needed to use the room to bring a minor far more authenticity to Walnut Creek, he claims. In addition to dim sum, that involves stay seafood, which include lobster with ginger and scallions, entire Peking duck and specialties like fried hen toes with black bean sauce. Dynasty Bistro favorites, like the glazed Princess Prawns and spicy Northern-style noodles, are nevertheless on the menu.
At 58 seats, the Walnut Creek restaurant is a portion of Alameda’s 500-seat banquet corridor. But Chan claims he ideas to finally present the entire menu, or shut to it, in Walnut Creek. Aspects: