By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer 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 Writer

Lori Fredrich (Lo) is an eater, writer, wonderer, bon vivante, traveler, cook, gardener and girlwonder. Born and raised in the Milwaukee area, she has tried to leave many times, but seems to be drawn to this quirky city that smells of beer and alewives.

Some might say that she is a little obsessed with food. Lo would say she is A LOT obsessed with food. After all, she has been cooking, eating and enjoying food for decades and has no plans to retire anytime soon. 

Lo's recipes and writing have been featured in a variety of publications including GO: Airtran Inflight Magazine, Cheese Connoisseur, Cooking Light, Edible Milwaukee, Milwaukee Magazine and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, as well as on the blog Go Bold with Butter, the web site Wisconsin Cheese Talk, and in the quarterly online magazine Grate. Pair. Share.