Saturday, October 23, 2010

Truffle Xiao Long Bao from Din Tai Fung

Truffle Xiao Long Bao

The photo above looks like just any other xiao long bao, but it's actually a French truffle infused special from Din Tai Fung. Apparently it's usually for VIPs in Taiwan, but they are offering it at the Paragon location in Singapore three times the price of the basic dumplings.

Was it worth it? Well, you could definitely taste the black truffles once you bit into it. But I don't know if it was so mindblowing that I'd opt for it again. Frankly, some simple mushrooms minced into the stuffing might be good enough for me. This was interesting to try either way.


ps said...

Dude, not sure if you've ever been to the Redhill Close Market and Hawker Centre, but there's a great xiao long bao stall there -- "Rong Xing Noodles & Xiao Long Bao", #01-65. Freshly-made, delicious, and mad cheap. I'd rather eat there than empty my wallet at Din Tai Fung!

Anonymous said...

Truffle xiao long bao sounds interesting!

Unknown said...

agree with ps... the redhill xiaolong bao is fantastic... but i will try truffle xiao long bao too