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Dumpling house Din Tai Fung expands to Glendale, Costa Mesa




Cooks make pork and shrimp shumai dumplings at Din Tai Fung Dumpling House in Arcadia on Aug. 16. Soon, the restaurant will expand to Glendale and Costa Mesa.
Cooks make pork and shrimp shumai dumplings at Din Tai Fung Dumpling House in Arcadia on Aug. 16. Soon, the restaurant will expand to Glendale and Costa Mesa.
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Asian restaurants headquartered overseas are expanding into Southern California. Their growth is fueled by an increasing Asian American population that wants a taste of home.

Taiwan-based dumpling house, Din Tai Fung, is the latest example of this trend. KPCC's business reporter Wendy Lee brings us this profile.