By Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host Published Dec 18, 2017 at 1:16 PM

If you’ve been waiting for the moment that you could enjoy dim sum in Milwaukee, you might want to set aside some time on Jan. 1 between noon and 4 p.m.

Dandan will kick off the new year with a very special dim sum brunch, complete with traditional dim sum carts.

Menu options will include favorite dishes including chicken wings ($7), Sichuan pork dumplings ($6), pea tendrils and garlic ($6), shrimp toast ($10), smashed cucumbers ($8), seafood pancake ($8), egg rolls ($3), fried Brussels sprouts ($6), spare ribs ($7), bao ($5) and cheung fung ($5), along with items from the regular menu including Peking duck ($69), happy chicken ($15), dandan noodles ($15) and more.

Desserts will include donuts ($5), mango pudding ($5) and walnut cookies ($5).

Reservations are required. Make them by phone by calling (414) 488-8036 or online at

Lori Fredrich Senior Food Writer, Dining Editor, Podcast Host

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.