The words " dim sum" is direct phonic from the Cantonese language (A dialect spoken by Chinese speakers across the world)
Dim in english means " TOUCH"
Sum in english means " HEART"
Thus; " touch the heart"
Dim Sum is a dining experience shared by friends, family and good Chinese style delicacies/pastries/sweets/appetizers/finger foods from north to south, east to west.
A good pot of tea is essential for this experience. Popular teas are : Oolong, Jasmine, Chrysanthemum, "longevity eye brow" * prounded : sou mei .
C: What will we do for Mother's day??!!
J: i dunno.. but to save time.. let's get everyone to go Dim Sum..
C: sounds good to me..