I just love the Steamed soup dumplings in Shanghai. (Xiao long bao) But there is an art to eating them and if its your first time, then here are some tips to help. Firstly be warmed the soup inside is hot and can burn! You must have a sauce dish to add a little vinegar, Now carefully select one of the soup dumplings trying not to break the casing, place it in the vinegar to soak collecting the flavor and also cooling it to eat. Now take a small bite of the dumpling and slowly sip the soup enjoying the flavor before eating the rest of the dumpling. I hope this helps and most of all enjoy.