Do you love meatballs? Order a plate or two at Dumpling House. They come in both savory and sweet flavors. For those who can't get enough of eating, take home a bag with 25 pieces of handmade frozen meatballs to eat fresh whenever you feel like it. In Richardson, you'll find DFW Chinatown, a mall full of restaurants offering dim sum, hot pot, meatballs and more.
For the best xiao long bao (also known as soup dumplings), head to Jeng Chi; if you want delicious dim sum, the locals prefer the Kirin Court and if you prefer a Cantonese-style barbecue, there's no better place than First Chinese BBQ. For the past five years, the Metroplex's Chinese dining offering has exploded with a colorful fireworks show featuring the favorite dishes of Chinese Americans, Cantonese, Sichuan and more. The Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area is home to a burgeoning Asian population, which in turn has created a diversity of dining options, especially when it comes to Chinese cuisine. And while Plano may not have a designated Chinatown, it's considered DFW's epicenter of Chinese food.
A mainstay of the Dallas Chinese dining scene since 1974, this family-owned restaurant has always been popular for its regional Chinese dishes. Add some of these places to your list of restaurants to try the regional styles and specific Chinese delicacies that DFW diners love. While many of the best Chinese restaurants are in the suburbs of Plano and Richardson, one of the oldest and most popular in the area is in Dallas. This couple-owned cafe may look like a typical Chinese coffee shop spot, but their food is anything but that.