Tag Archive: dumplings

SGV: Noodles & Dumplings at Mama Lu’s

Recently I’ve been asked where is the best place for xiao long baos (juicy soup dumplings) and though I’m still¬† on the hunt, I do think Mama Lu’s is pretty good. I’ve written… Continue reading

Boston: Dim Sum at Empire Garden

I woke up Sunday morning on my last day of my Boston trip craving dim sum. So off we went to Chinatown and we found ourselves at Empire Garden. I was going to… Continue reading

SF: Checking out Betelnut

When I was last in San Francisco, I wanted to do a little get together with everyone there and Tracy from Dishcrawl suggested Betelnut. I was looking for something casual, fun and with… Continue reading

Northridge: Dumplings and Noodles at Mandarin Deli

  Mandarin Deli is a local Southern California chain specializing in noodle soups and dumplings. A couple of years ago, I discovered they also did beef rolls very well. Growing up, my parents’… Continue reading

SGV: In Search of the Giant Soup Dumpling Wang Jing Xi

Like many of my food obsessions, it starts with a photo. Or several actually. I started seeing and hearing about the giant xiao long bao (XLB) or soup dumpling. I love XLBs like… Continue reading

Brooklyn: M Shanghai Bistro & Garden

As mentioned, I had quite a bit of Asian food during my recent trip to New York. After sushi the first night and Korean a few times, I wanted Chinese food. I knew… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Traktir

I’ve driven by Traktir in West Hollywood for years and have always been curious about this Ukranian-Russian joint. I finally had a chance to go a couple of weeks ago. It is apparent… Continue reading

Arcadia: Din Tai Fung

Oddly, I thought I had written about Din Tai Fung ages ago but it appears I’ve been remiss and only referred to it in other juicy dumplings posts.¬† Heck, I might even have… Continue reading

Monterey Park: Dim Sum at NBC Seafood

NBC Seafood is a classic Cantonese dim sum palace. It opened when I was a kid and is still very popular. It was renovated a few years ago and I always meant to… Continue reading

Pasadena: Yujean Kang’s

Yujean Kang’s in Pasadena is an institution. I’ve been hearing about this Chinese restaurant for years. It’s been in Pasadena for 20 years and I finally made my way over to Old Town… Continue reading