Apparently, not everybody loves the dumplings at Judy Fu’s Snappy Dragon.
A blogger at The Seattle Weekly put our local hot spot up to the test against another beloved dumpling eatery, Szechuan Noodle Bowl in the International District, and claimed the Bowl an easy winner.
But how seriously can you really take a reviewer of Asian food who is critical of the ambiance or “plating”?
Both places lack atmosphere and energy, but forgoing music and an inviting presence makes it that much easier to concentrate on the food. Szechuan Noodle Bowl appears stoic, but the passion lies in the homemade dumplings that burst with juiciness and flavor. Snappy Dragon seems to have given up on the dumpling game altogether, not only lacking any semblance of TLC in their execution, but taking the joy out of the plump little savory cherubs that are supposed to bring happiness to their consumer.
In the meantime, those of us who are fans are still happy to have such an establishment this far north of downtown. What do you think of Snappy Dragon? Do you think it’s lost its dumpling game? Please feel free to share a review on our Food & Drink site.