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Adorable eats: The cute dim-sum trend taking over Hong Kong’s Instagram

A restaurant called Yum Cha in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, has become the go-to spot for dim sum, but this popular eatery doesn’t serve run-of-the-mill har gau and bao. Instead, Yum Cha is steaming up pastel-coloured dim sum in the shape of cute characters that are almost too adorable to eat.

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You can order these cute chirpy ones filled with crispy pineapple

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These googly-eyed bao filled with custard

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Or these little ‘hot dogs’ with chorizo sausage

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These barbecue piggy char siu bao

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Little snowmen dumplings

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And spooky sausage rolls

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Then there are beautiful dessert roses made from apples

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And even cheerful Christmas characters to get you in the festive spirit

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