Subway: Purple to Davis(847) 869-4343 lulusdimsum.com42.046783 -87.682222 804 Davis St Evanston, North Suburbs
Lunch, dinnerAverage main course: $9.50
Northwestern kids know a thing or two, right? So we figured that since they pack this highly designed dim sum/noodle house nightly, we should get over our pan-Asian suspicions and try it out. The dim sum’s not really dim sum (dishes are too big and too expensive), but some items, like the moist bao (buns) (essentially char siu pork doughnuts) and the one-dimensional but tasty sesame noodles, make good appetizers. The toothsome Mongolian pork stir fry is sweet but not cloying, spicy but not hot. But forget about the blah salads and desserts—we’d have preferred a fortune cookie instead.