Dumplings are simple yet complex fare, with subtle flavors and textures that please and inspire. The décor at Din Tai Fung is the same way. A very long, very narrow room lined with dark wood on one side and windows on the other features rows of tables beneath mid-century inspired hanging lamps that illuminate the subtle tones of brown and yellow throughout. This is the kind of place you want to settle into for a long evening of conversation with friends over the best Chinese food in Los Angeles. And we're not just saying that. The New York Times listed Din Tai Fung as one of the top ten restaurants in the world, and it won the LA Times Readers' Choice award for Best Chinese Restaurant in 2012.
* They are opened on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day but closed on Christmas and Thanksgiving.
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