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Chinese Cuisine

The Soup Dumpling Flowchart: Where (and When) to Go for a Round of XLB

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Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 8:00 AM

click to enlarge Xiao long bao at Din Tai Fung - R.E.~/FLICKR
Xiao long bao, or soup dumplings, are sort of like tacos: There's really never a time when you're not in a mood for one, or five. Which begs the question of where you ought to go when the mood strikes, a decision that depends somewhat equally on the vicissitudes of traffic and, as you may have discovered the hard way, which soup dumpling restaurants happen to be open when your craving hits. Thus, a flowchart.

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