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Millbrae: Dumpling Dumpling?

rworange Apr 29, 2009 06:20 PM

Driving back home Sunday I spotted this place with a large grand opening banner.

According to yelp it's been open about a month and has the same owner as Shanghai Dumpling on Broadway. Hard to determine from the yelp reviews if it is good or not. I thought of stopping by, but with what I know about Chinese food, my opinion would be about as useful as the yelp reviews.

It is near Hong Kong Flower Garden. Anyone tried it?

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Dumpling Dumpling
9 El Camino Real, Millbrae, CA 94030

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  1. bbqman RE: rworange Apr 29, 2009 09:01 PM

    It's a 1/4 block north of Hong Kong Flower, next to the Union 76 gas station. If I want great dumplings, I just go to Hong Kong Flower!

    bbqman

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      rworange RE: bbqman Apr 29, 2009 09:16 PM

      Um, it seemed like they are in two different categories. It is the equivalent of saying If I want a good burger I'll go to Epic Roasthaus. However, perhaps I misread the place from driving by. So you tried it, or just rejected it because HKF is a favorite.

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      P. Punko RE: rworange Apr 29, 2009 11:15 PM

      rw- I'd actually prefer your opinion, because I really just want to know how it tastes. Stop in next time!

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        Foodnut8 RE: rworange May 15, 2009 01:29 PM

        The food was decent. The XLB were good.

        Here's the menu's
        http://www.flickr.com/photos/foodnut/...

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          rworange RE: Foodnut8 May 15, 2009 01:40 PM

          Thanks. I panicked when the first page was in Chinese.

          I wonder if the weekend Chinese donuts are good. Hmmm .. sweet potato or pumpkin rice. I'd give that a try. What's with the Malaysian items such as water grass over rice

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            Melanie Wong RE: rworange May 15, 2009 01:56 PM

            Note that those are typically savory and not sweet.

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              rworange RE: Melanie Wong May 15, 2009 02:11 PM

              The pumkin stuff or the Malaysian stuff?

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                Melanie Wong RE: rworange May 15, 2009 02:22 PM

                Your original text stopped at Chinese donut. That would be #16, and shown in the upper right corner here.
                http://www.flickr.com/photos/foodnut/...

                Many posts all over the site on Hainan chicken aka chicken-rice aka Hainanese chicken.

        2. K K RE: rworange Aug 28, 2009 04:05 PM

          According to a friend, DD is gone and in its place is a HK cafe called Cafe Orchid.

          Also there seems to be a new ramen shop coming soon at 219 El Camino called Oishi Ramen.

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            Chandavkl RE: K K Aug 29, 2009 04:30 PM

            Wow! That was fast. I guess I made it under the wire. The thing the struck me was that for a place called Dumpling Dumpling I would have expected a few more varieties of dumplings.

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