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Have you ever listened to that Tony Bennett song, “I Left My Heart in San Francisco”? Understandably, that quirky city, with personality to spare, has left an indelible impression on those who have ventured there. Like San Francisco, the densely populated and bustling city of Taipei, Taiwan has also captured a spot in my heart.
Madison Marquette announced Dec. 1 that Din Tai Fung will open at Pacific Place in Seattle the summer of 2016. With only six U.S. restaurants, Din Tai Fung will be located in a 9,216 square foot space on level four of the shopping center. Founded in 1958 in Taiwan, Din Tai Fung is one of […]
Celebrate the Year of the Ram at the Bellevue Collection’s Third Annual Lunar New Year festival. This year, the family-friendly excitement includes nearly forty different performances including lion dancing, tai chi, traditional Chinese music, wushu (or kung fu), mask dancing, peacock dancing, and Chinese opera, and many others. For good luck, dim sum purveyor, Din […]
The Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon panel “Top Restaurants’
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly What many don’t know about Din Tai Fung’s humble beginnings is of its earliest days as a store
The new Din Tai Fung restaurant held its grand opening in the University Village on Dec. 29. By 5:30 p.m., about 150 people were waiting in line for the 6 p.m. dinner. Originally from Taiwan, Din Tai Fung also has a restaurant in Bellevue, and three others in southern California.
By Assunta Ng There’s a fake Din Tai Fung? According to Din Tai Fung owner David Wasielewski, a Taiwanese immigrant, Toronto’s Ding Tai Fung is not a part of the Taiwanese chain, although the restaurant’s name has the same Chinese characters. The only difference is the English translation — the “fake” one is spelled Ding, […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly I was in Toronto last week, reuniting with ‘sisters’ I had not seen for 42 years. It was surprising to see so many of my classmates from Hong Kong settled in that part of Canada.