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  • Uncle Roger, I love soup dumpling, xiao long bao

  • And on the tour in America

  • I discovered my favourite soup dumpling brand: Xiao Chi Jie

  • This is Uncle Roger second best discovery here

  • Right after Auntie Esther

  • It actually even better because I can take this home with me

  • So today Uncle Roger at soup dumpling factory

  • And this the owner, nephew Caleb

  • When Uncle Roger first try your soup dumpling

  • I so surprised

  • Because it frozen

  • But it still taste so good after you cook fuiyoh

  • So there's a misconception here that frozen dumplings just means bad

  • But we've done a lot of work at XCJ

  • To make sure you steam it up at home

  • It taste exactly like, uh, I'm not gonna name it

  • -Name it -Or any other dim sum restaurant

  • Why you so pussy? name it

  • Din Tai Feng, we coming at ya

  • Din Tai Feng, that pretentious dumpling shop?

  • Yep

  • $15 for 3 dumpling, who want to eat that?

  • Can't afford that

  • Haiyaa

  • How much your dumpling?

  • About 80 cents

  • You can throw this at your children if they don't listen to you, it almost free

  • Make sure your pan is boiling with water

  • Put it like this, make sure they're little bit of apart

  • And then put it on the boil

  • And then 10 minutes

  • Now we wait for it to cook

  • Uncle Roger also like the texture of this dumpling

  • It feel so good

  • Look at me, just fondling

  • You pretty good at that

  • Yeah? Uncle Roger do that every night in hotel, I so lonely

  • Nephew Caleb, you married?

  • I am married

  • Your wife fond your dumpling like this?

  • We've married for 8 years, so of course not

  • Fuiyoh

  • Alright, 10 minutes and you get this at home

  • It looks so good

  • Let's get some chopsticks

  • Haiya, come all the way here to film, you don't prepare

  • It's a dumpling factory, it's not a dim sum house

  • So what if white people don't have this wood steamer?

  • So we sell the online as well

  • And actually 50% of people decide buy as well

  • Yeah ,it very smart you sell online

  • Because I think when white people go to Chinatown grocery store

  • They too scared to buy this

  • They scare people think that cultural appropriation or something

  • It okay, white people, just take our culture

  • Uncle Roger favourite Asian actress is Scarlett Johansson

  • Eating this have to be super careful, the soup will squirt out

  • First step of making Xiao Long Bao is to make dumpling skin

  • You start with white powder

  • No no no, not that type of white powder, haiya

  • It just regular flour, don't snort it

  • You dump white powder into machine

  • Now you just look at machine and wait

  • Think about your sad life

  • Why do the people you love always leave you

  • And next step we make dumpling filling

  • Fuiyoh, so much meat in here

  • Look at this, this is vegan's worst nightmare, flavour

  • How you turn on?

  • It's a safety mechanism, so you have to, like, have this close first

  • It's to prevent fingers from getting in there, you know

  • Oh, how many finger?

  • Because of this trade secret mechanism

  • We got no finger stuck today

  • -Really? no finger? -no finger

  • -Are you sure? -I can promise you, no fingers

  • Ok, camera cut, camera cut

  • Off camera, the camera not rolling, any finger?

  • No fingers, no fingers

  • -You sure? -No fingers

  • But I taste so good, I thought

  • It is good, it is good

  • If you lose few children finger

  • -Have you try human fingers? -No

  • Haiyaa

  • No bats in here either

  • -No bat? -No bats

  • People come in all the time, "are there bats in here?"

  • We don't put bats

  • Listen, listen, Uncle Roger work too hard

  • Somebody please eat another bat

  • We put the whole world on holiday for two more year

  • There you go

  • They are spinning, yeah

  • Is this what they call meatspin?

  • Niece and nephew, go Google meatspin, thank me later

  • What if I open this? It stop, haiyaa

  • That's how you prevent the fingers

  • You gotta show the camera, what's happening

  • -Can we trick the machine to think it close? -No

  • See, life hack, Uncle Roger brought magnet, it cheat the system

  • -See? -That's how you get the fingers in

  • Yeah

  • -Put your finger in there -No, no

  • Soy sauce, vinegar, salt and white pepper

  • And some MSG

  • MSG?

  • Yeah, some MSG in there

  • So little, in that not enough

  • That too little MSG, nephew Caleb

  • Uncle Roger need more, my king of flavour

  • MSG

  • Some extra flavour in there

  • Nice

  • We've finished our dough, we finished our meat with extra MSG

  • The special Uncle Roger formula

  • And now we gonna form our dumplings

  • This, this

  • No, no, not this, this

  • This, this, this

  • The CEO don't know shit

  • Need to ask all his coworker haiyaa

  • How you hire them?

  • Got the experts

  • Why they know more than you?

  • That's how it should be

  • So if they don't come, the whole factory shut down

  • That's correct

  • Ok

  • I hope your guys hear that, ask him for more money

  • Ask him to give you raise, he useless

  • Nice

  • I feel like I clubbing

  • We're in Ibiza

  • Dough is on the outside, meat is on the inside

  • Fuiyoh, the machine never stop?

  • Never stops, works 24/7

  • This machine working harder than Amber Heard lawyer

  • There we go, done for the day

  • This emergency button

  • So if someone finger stuck in there, you just press

  • Nice, nice

  • Anyone lose finger here?

  • No, not here either, look at this

  • -What is that? -There is warning

  • -You think that warning -That's enough, that's all we need

  • And see here, what does all this mean?

  • You see all the little line, what is this?

  • Yeah, so we have some days we make pork, some days we make chicken

  • and we have the day shift in the night shift

  • And then each line is the batch

  • So many dumpling and you see here

  • Pork day

  • That what Uncle Roger called every day with Auntie Helen

  • Oh fuiyoh, see, it come out look so good

  • So this is our typical results

  • Unfortunately today with the special MSG formulation, there's a little bit of mistep, so

  • We have to engineer a little bit more for our recipe

  • So you changed recipe and it all fucked up like this

  • Yeah it takes a lot of work to get it consistent

  • Haiyaa, but it okay

  • Sometimes things don't need to look that good

  • See,it still at edible

  • Usually we donate some that are not up to spec

  • So you think homeless people don't deserve pretty food?

  • Your machine fucked up

  • I just put more MSG and your machine can't handle

  • Get better, machine

  • Your ingredients for your dumpling is just pork, shrimp and chicken

  • Right now it's 3 flavours

  • If you want to sell it to white people

  • You need to put some truffle in there

  • White people love truffle

  • You see how excited they get?

  • Truffle is like white people's MSG

  • You put it on there, they would eat anything

  • Hit like now if you like truffle