Category Archives: Seattle

Din Tai Fun, Seattle, WA

The third floor food court of downtown Seattle’s Pacific Place mall hosts an outpost of the Taiwanese soup dumpling chain Din Tai Fun.  The entrance to the restaurant features a wall of windows that look in on the dumpling production line. … Continue reading

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Mee Sum Pastry, Seattle, WA

Mee Sum Pastry in Seattle’s Pike Place Market sells Andre the Giant fist sized, meat stuffed buns known as Hom Bow. They claim to sell the largest buns in Washington State and have baked BBQ Pork, Curry Beef, and Chicken Hom … Continue reading

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Piroshky Piroshky, Seattle, WA

My wife has been telling me that products like Piroshkies, Empanadas, Pasties and Samosas do not count as dumplings, but are in fact, hand held pies.  For me a dumpling is a dough pocket that fully encloses a filling and … Continue reading

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Ping’s Dumpling House and Market

On past trips to Seattle I had read several good reviews of Ping’s on Yelp and in the Seattle Times and decided to try the spot on my next trip.  Ping’s started out as a market with a small dumpling … Continue reading

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Return to Shanghai Garden, Seattle

We landed at SEATAC airport at 4:30 smack into the middle of Seattle’s terrible rush-hour traffic.  So rather than battle our way north past downtown to our destination we stopped in the International District and had dinner at Shanghai Garden.  … Continue reading

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Shanghai Garden, Seattle, Washington

Shanghai Garden, located in Seattle’s International District (Chinatown), serves excellent steamed or fried pork dumplings. Shanghai Garden has a full menu and dumplings are only part of the offerings, other stand out dishes include; the barley green hand shaved noodles, … Continue reading

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