Dough Zone is expanding to the U-District

Scheduled to open on December 19th, 2022

Students, educators, U-district residents and workers can all rejoice because Dough Zone will be opening a U-district location on Dec 19, 2022. It will be located at 4701 24th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105 which is underneath the newly built trailside student living apartments, across the street you’ll find the U-village shopping center and next door is UW Medicine Ravenna Clinic and Urgent Care. The building will be 2,799 sq ft and will offer dine-in, take-out and delivery through Doordash, Chowbus and our official website. Operating hours will be from 11AM – 10 PM Monday – Sunday so customers can come enjoy delicious dumplings and noodles every day!! A large grass field is located in front so customers can order to go and have a nice picnic outside when the weather is nice. 

The U-district Dough Zone will be different from the other locations because this will be self-service where kiosks will be placed for customers to place their own order. The menu will also be take-out friendly and have a fast casual concept not seen at any other Dough Zone location. Dough Zone offers affordable pricing which is crucial when being a college student because many students are on a tight budget. Dish prices range from $5 – $9 per dish which is very reasonable.

Dough Zone Dishes

Dough Zone specializes in authentic Chinese cuisine such as Q Bao (Pan Fried Buns), Xiao Long Bao (Soup Dumplings), Potstickers and a variety of distinct, regional Chinese noodles. Determined to bring a quality dining experience, Dough Zone only utilizes the freshest ingredients. Dough Zone offers an extensive yet affordable dining experience with a selection of expertly crafted dumplings, freshly made noodles, high-quality meats, local vegetables and more. 

Xiao Long Bao – Dough Zone’s soup dumplings come in 3 traditional flavors and feature premium ingredients – Berkshire-Duroc pork, “no antibiotics ever” chicken & Berkshire-Duroc pork with crab meat. Our chefs proudly use a secret traditional recipe in order to create the savory soupy filling inside these signature xiao long bao. By adding aspic to seasoned moist Berkshire-Duroc pork, crab meat, and steaming, the jelly will liquefy into a broth and fill the traditional steamed bun with juiciness and savory goodness. These were traditionally steamed inside a little bamboo basket, thus the name Xiao (small) Long (basket) Bao (bun) was born.

Q Bao – One of our signature dishes – Q-Bao originates from the famous Shanghai Sheng Jian Bao (Pan Fried Buns) but the main difference is in the dough. Our tasty Q-Bao is filled with Berkshire-Duroc pork, a secret recipe aspic and wrapped with a fluffier type of dough. Although the Q-bao is fluffy, the dough is able to hold the soupy filling to create an explosion of flavor with every bite. After a 2-step cooking process of first steaming and then pan frying the bottom, the buns turn out perfectly soft on the top and crispy on the bottom.

Noodles – Szechuan’s specialty “Dan Dan Noodle” is one of our signature noodles. Dough Zone imparted a spicy secret recipe sauce into our Dan Dan Noodle. Its incredible crispy, spicy & numbing peppercorns bring inspired flavors to another level. A Chinese classic “Beef stew noodle soup” is a customer favorite that is made with braised beef brisket. 

Pot Stickers – Our potstickers are first pan steamed to create a soft texture and a juicy filling. As the water evaporates, the bottom becomes golden crispy and a beautiful iconic lattice skirt develops. The skirt adds extra crispiness that is both a pleasure to your palate and eyes. 4 different varieties of pot stickers are available to choose from which includes chicken, vegetable, beef, and pork & shrimp!

Appetizers and Vegetables – Dough Zone features a wide variety of appetizers and vegetable dishes that pair perfectly well with noodles and dumplings. The sweet & sour cucumber is a beautifully arranged salad coated with a house-made sweet and sour dressing. Our traditional braised pig ear is packed with immense flavor and sliced thinly for an enjoyable textural experience. 

Seattle U-District
4701 24th Ave
Seattle, WA 98105
(425) 880-7880

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