How Din Tai Fung’s soup dumplings conquer the world, folded 18 times and weighing 21 grams at a time

I’m standing outside a Din Tai Fung in a Taipei mall, watching a team of seven masked chefs in stiff white coats behind a glass panel – kneading, filling, weighing, dusting and folding under fluorescent lights. Kan Kuang-Ming, chef at Din Tai Fung Taiwan, stands in the middle, head bowed and shoulders hunched, crumbling dumplings. …

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