∞ From 20 Ddollars in His Pocket to a Dumpling Empire: Din Tai Fung Founder Dies at Age 96

‣ Published on Mar 27, 2023

By Heather Chen, CNN:

The founder of one of the world’s biggest dumpling empires has died.

Yang Bing-yi, who set up the Taiwanese restaurant chain Din Tai Fung, “passed away peacefully” at the age of 96, the company said in a statement Saturday.

Rest in piece.

Din Tai Fung is a Taiwanese restaurant chain. The first branch in the US opened in Arcadia, California, in 2000. Though this branch was permanently closed in 2020 due to COVID-19 impact, there are 13 other locations in California, Washington, Oregon, and Nevada.