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2015-11-02 54 views
The last time I came to Din Tai Fung was at Mid Valley during my university days with my parents. I last remembered the food to be not that special and not having so many varieties. Anyway, since my friend spoke highly of this Din Tai Fung in 1 Utama and that every time he comes here, he never fails to dine here, I thought there was no harm giving this a try. Din Tai Fung is well known for Xiao Long Bao so obviously that was the first dish ordered. We ordered the Crab Roe Xiao Long Bao (3 pieces
Din Tai Fung is well known for Xiao Long Bao so obviously that was the first dish ordered.
We ordered the Crab Roe Xiao Long Bao (3 pieces for RM 9.33 after GST) which was quite tasty. The juice that exuded out was not as fiery hot as most xiao long bao. But most importantly though they are small, the skin is soft enough.
The Spicy Assorted Wantan (RM 13.21 for 6 pcs) were the best wantan I have ever eaten. I am not a fan of the ubiquitious wantan we eat with wantan mee but I definitely like this as the handmade wantan are made in very silky skin and have the filling full to the brim of the spinach and also shrimps.
The Plain Vegetable La Mian Soup (RM 9.34) was very delicious. The soup is clear and did not have a drop of oil, which is a refreshing change from the unhealthy soup noodles outside that is full of bubbles, indicating oil traces. There are a few Xiao Pai Chai too.
Seaweed and beancurd and also glass noodles in vinegar dressing (RM 7.64) came in a small portion, smaller than I imagined. There is no overload of vinegar to the extend that the whole dish taste like vinegar only. The seaweed and vinegar were finely chopped to make it pleasing for the eyes and tastebud. I have finished every single strand of seaweed. It goes well with plain La Mian.
We were supposed to order wine steamed chicken or spicy sichuan chicken but did not do so because the chicken would be served cold.
The beverage is the most expensive, even more expensive than price of food. In fact, the Chrysanthemum Pu Er tea, at RM 16.51, was even more expensive than the rest of my food. I think the lesson learnt is to not order any drinks if you want your bill to be worthwhile.