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Dumpling House in Temple City is closing

raytamsgv Mar 7, 2011 10:20 AM

The owners have decided to retire. If you like their food, you still have one week before they shut their doors.

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Dumpling House Restaurant
5612 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780

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    reality check RE: raytamsgv Mar 7, 2011 01:35 PM

    Nooooooooooooooooooooooo

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      crystaw RE: raytamsgv Mar 7, 2011 04:08 PM

      Noooooo indeed! They make the best scallion pancakes!!

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        reality check RE: crystaw Mar 7, 2011 10:37 PM

        At least the Dumpling House in Arcadia is still open!!

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          ipsedixit RE: reality check Mar 8, 2011 05:07 AM

          That place is awful.

      2. ipsedixit RE: raytamsgv Mar 7, 2011 06:20 PM

        Dumpling House has not been the same since the patriarch of the family stopped cooking.

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        Dumpling House Restaurant
        5612 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780

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          carter RE: raytamsgv Mar 9, 2011 07:34 PM

          And, yes, they have sold their business - just call Sincere Escrow in San Gabriel.

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            Ciao Bob RE: carter Mar 10, 2011 06:53 AM

            The name "Sincere Escrow in San Gabriel" is just chockfull of fun.

          2. jonahlee RE: raytamsgv Aug 14, 2011 02:31 PM

            Wen there today not realizing it was closed! Miss those onion pancakes and the cucumber! Been to Din Tai Fung, but didn't like it as well. What is a good alternative to Dumpling House? They were one of my favorites?!?!??!?!

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            Din Tai Fung Restaurant
            1108 S Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007

            Dumpling House Restaurant
            5612 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780

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              ipsedixit RE: jonahlee Aug 14, 2011 02:37 PM

              101 Noodle House (across the street from Din Tai Fung), or maybe House of Mandarin Noodle on Temple City Blvd and Lower Azusa.

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              Din Tai Fung Restaurant
              1108 S Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007

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                jonahlee RE: ipsedixit Aug 14, 2011 03:39 PM

                How are the onion pancakes?

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                  ipsedixit RE: jonahlee Aug 14, 2011 08:12 PM

                  101 Noodle makes a fine scallion pancake. Never had the Mandarin Noodle ones, but from the adjacent tables, they seem to be popular. Hard to mess up scallion pancakes, unless you are Michelle's Pancakes.

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                    JThur01 RE: ipsedixit Aug 15, 2011 09:54 AM

                    Hard to mess up scallion pancakes, unless you are Michelle's Pancakes...

                    ...or the late, unlamented Yu Pin.

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                  raytamsgv RE: ipsedixit Aug 15, 2011 11:07 AM

                  Ipsedixit actually meant "101 Noodle Express". I had the ones from the House of Mandarin Noodle in their old location. It was about the same as 101 Noodle Express, but I prefer 101 Noodle Express because of the other dishes they have.

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                    ipsedixit RE: raytamsgv Aug 15, 2011 08:11 PM

                    Thanks for the correction, ray!

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                  crystaw RE: jonahlee Aug 15, 2011 01:45 AM

                  My favorite scallion pancakes were from Dumpling House as well! Now that they're gone, Earthen in Hacienda Heights has the top spot for me scallion pancake wise.

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                  Dumpling House Restaurant
                  5612 Rosemead Blvd, Temple City, CA 91780

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