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Love this place. Authentic soups, noodles, dumplings, stews and other dishes in Shanghai style. Chef can be seen preparing the noodles and wrappers. Definately try the soup-filled dumplings, they come piping hot from the steamer. It's high on the carb and fat index but so worth the calories if dumplings, noodles & soup are your weakness.
Tip: poke a hole in the dumpling first or you may get burned
food is great here. can't wait to go back again. love the steamed dumplings and hot sour soup. kids love eating the steam buns that can be ripped apart into tiny shreds and dipped in evaporated milk.
Since my last review 3 years ago, I discovered that this DTF is not real! It's not a Din Tai Fung. It's a DinG Tai Fung! Haha.
It's still great though. The xiao long bao (XLB) are still a must get. They must filter the soup because they have the right amount of porky flavor! I've had XLB at other places since and they are so nooby - they have that dirty porky smell still.
The hot chili... more
I heard about this place from a friend and they recommended their XLB. Being a student in Buffalo, it can be a struggle to satisfy my Asian food cravings. After 15 weeks of lectures and exams, a few of us decided to plan a trip (2 hours+) to try this place. We ordered their soup dumplings and it just didn't live up to the hype. The wrapper had great consistency. It was not too thick and it was... more