Din Tai Fung Will Be Serving Soup Dumplings At Another New Location Soon
Courtesy of Din Tai Fung
Angelenos can't get enough of xiaolongbao a.k.a. soup dumplings, so it's only appropriate that the marquee restaurant for them is opening a fifth location in SoCal.
The Taiwan-based, Michelin-starred XLB chain first found its way in California in where else but Arcadia and has since expanded to a second Arcadia space on the next block over, a fancy location at the Glendale Americana, more recently a South Coast Plaza spot in Orange County. According to Eater, Arcadia will be blessed with a third location in the Westfield Santa Anita mall.
The new location will reportedly be a 'flagship' spot for the brand in the San Gabriel Valley, and is just a few blocks down the street from the two that already exist in Arcadia. No word on whether or not this means the existing locations will close as a result. Let's hope not.
Update: A source tells LAist that one of the current Arcadia restaurants will be closing, and the Glendale location will be expanding as well.