Tag Archive: xiao long bao

SGV: Sheng Jian Bao at Emperor Q38 Noodle

  One night I wanted Burmese food. I ended up instead at a Shanghainese noodle shop. The Burmese restaurant I wanted to try closed early for cleaning so we went down the street… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and Noodles at Din Tai Fung

  Din Tai Fung went from one busy location to an even busier spot inside the Westfield Santa Anita mall almost a couple of years ago. It anchors the busy “food alley” at… Continue reading

SGV: Chinese Dinner at Mama’s Dumpling House

  There are a few dumpling masters in the San Gabriel Valley. One of them is Mama Lu. Although the latest restaurant doesn’t bear her name, Mama’s Dumpling House is most definitely of… Continue reading

SGV: Dumplings and Noodles at Flavor Garden

  My noodles and year of omakase partner laughed at me last weekend when I opened the menu at Flavor Garden in the San Gabriel Valley. I wanted everything. However our two-top was… Continue reading

West LA: Soup Dumplings at ROC Kitchen

  ROC Kitchen in West LA on Sawtelle is probably best known for their soup dumplings which they offer many different types of fillings. We ordered the classic pork and crab as well… Continue reading

Chinatown: In Search of XLBs at Mandarin Chateau

  Located in a lonely plaza in Chinatown, Mandarin Chateau could be called a hidden gem. It’s open late night(ish) and is relatively different enough to seek out in Chinatown. Most of the… Continue reading

Glendale: Truffle Dumplings at Din Tai Fung

The newest Din Tai Fung has now opened at the Americana in Glendale. This one differs from the two in Arcadia with two additional dishes including the truffle xiao long bao (juicy soup… Continue reading

SGV: Checking Out the Dumplings at Southern Mini Town

  In the pursuit of who has the best Shanghai Chinese soup dumplings in town, I landed at Southern Mini Town expecting, hoping for some good dumplings. Sadly, these were not juicy at… 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

Eating in SGV: Noodles & Dumplings

About a month ago, I was profiled on the Midtown Lunch LA blog. As I’m usually found in DTLA during lunch, I spoke about DTLA. However, one of the questions of where else… Continue reading