XLB Dining Guide

The Best Soup Dumplings in Seattle

Local Chinese food restaurants, from Din Tai Fung to Ping's Dumpling House, serve takeout xiao long bao, and even make frozen soup dumplings for the home.

04/27/2022 By Allecia Vermillion

New Moon, New Me

How to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Takeout dumplings are the makings of a Chinese New Year meal at home, while the Seattle Night Market and the Wing Luke Museum offer in-person events.

01/14/2022 By Malia Alexander

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: In Defense of Tom Douglas and Some Truly Gonzo Corn Dogs

Your Friday dispatch from Seattle Met’s food team.

11/08/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Annika Lindburg

Bar Stool Dispatch

Korochka Tavern in Lake City Has Shuttered

But it’s not the end for the cozy Russian bar.

10/28/2019 By Marisa Comeau-Kerege

Counter Points

Seattle's Walk-Up Windows and Counters Are Booming

New spots deliver soup dumplings, nachos, and late-night Lebanese flatbread.

10/22/2019 By Rosin Saez

Dining Events

Where to Eat and Drink May 15–21

The week in which: We delve into the world of dumplings, sip wine for science, and watch local chefs prove their chops.

05/15/2019 By Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Downtown Switch-Ups

Sansei Is Closed and—Oh Sweet, Glorious Day—Dough Zone Will Open in Its Place

The soup dumpling purveyor is slated to arrive at Ninth and Pine this summer.

04/30/2019 By Rosin Saez

Side Dish

Bellevue’s Xiao Chi Jie Expands Our Soup Dumpling Lexicon

These broth-filled parcels are perhaps the most affordable form of culinary indulgence.

04/23/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Dining Guide

The Best Restaurants in Chinatown Right Now

From dim sum to hot pot to late-night comfort food.

02/26/2019 By Allecia Vermillion and Rosin Saez

Shifts & Shakeups

This Week in Restaurant News: New Soup Dumplings and No Blue C Sushi

Five dining developments on our radar this week.

01/11/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Critic's Picks

What We're Eating Now: July 2018

This month’s favorites: impeccable dumplings, endless rosé, and a cubano sandwich stuffed in a waffle iron.

06/19/2018 By Allecia Vermillion, Rosin Saez, and Sean P. Sullivan

Dumpling Dispatch

It's Happening: Din Tai Fung Opens in Southcenter

The Taiwanese house of dumplings' fourth location has arrived.

04/21/2017 By Rosin Saez

Review

There Is Nothing Subtle About Dumplings of Fury

And the lines outside this new dumpling shop is a sign of things to come for West Seattle.

10/18/2016 By Darren Davis

Dumplings for Days

Din Tai Fung's Seattle Location Finally Opens Sunday

U Village's new expansion will soon feature the Taiwanese chain's infamous xiao long bao.

12/27/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Article

Din Tai Fung Bellevue Is Open

Guests waited three-plus hours to dine on soup dumplings this weekend.

11/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

Food Festivals

How Many Slavic Dumplings Can You Consume in a Single Afternoon?

Learn the Answer at Pierogi Festival on Saturday, May 1.

04/26/2010 By Jessica Voelker

$10 Food Find

Dumplings at Dumpling Dojo

$10 buys you five jumbo meat parcels, seared to order.

03/29/2010 By Jessica Voelker