Tag Archives: Soup Dumpling

T Roots Revisited

I reviewed T Roots back in September 2020 and gave them a poor rating. But they had just opened and it was full on pandemic times and that could knock anyone off their game. So I gave them another try … Continue reading

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Big day for Soup Dumplings in the Media

Its turning out to be a big day for soup dumplings in the media.  The LA Weekly blog has an article online reviewing the Top 10 Soup Dumpling spots in LA.  As expected Din Tai Fung comes in first place … Continue reading

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Grand Sichuan, NYC

Grand Sichuan is a New York City mini-chain of restaurants with locations in Hells Kitchen, Chelsea, the East and West Village, Flushing Queens and Jersey City. I have been to both the Hell’s Kitchen and Chelsea locations and this review … Continue reading

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Cafe China, NYC

I have been to Cafe China several times since it opened and have tried a lot of the dishes which have almost always been excellent – try the fried rice with tea smoked duck. The decor evokes images of 1930s … Continue reading

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Dumpling House, Arcadia CA

This outing to Dumpling House started as my second attempt to eat at Din Tai Fung, this time in Arcadia outside of LA.  We pulled into Din Tai Fung at 1:30 on a Sunday which seems to pretty much be prime … Continue reading

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Shanghai Asian Cuisine, NYC

I really wanted to give Shanghai Asian Cuisine a great review, both for the nostalgia I have for this spot and for the food, but they shorted us $20 on the change on our bill and when we asked about … Continue reading

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Yang’s Fried Dumpling, Shanghai, Pan Fried

After my Chinese colleagues told me that Nan Xiang Xiaolong Mantou was for tourists I asked them where they went for dumplings and they took me to Xiao Yang’s (Yang’s Fried Dumplings).  I’ve been to three of the locations, which were … Continue reading

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Nan Xiang Xiaolong Mantou, Shanghai, Soup Dumplings

Nan Xiang Xiolong Mantou sells delicious Xiaolongbao or traditional Shanghai steamed buns, commonly known as soup dumplings in the U.S.  Nan Xiang has been featured on Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations and in Qiu Xiaolong’s Inspector Chen murder mystery series.  However, … Continue reading

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