Ooak Kitchen in Buena Park Offers Vegetarian Dim Sum

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • August 8, 2018
Photo by Edwin Goei When people ask me where to find vegetarian dim sum, I tell them it’d be easier to locate an Indian steakhouse or a healthy KFC. Dim sum, by its nature, is not vegetarian. Even if you avoid all the usual dumplings that have...
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