South-of-Seattle soup dumpling fans finally get their own location of the super-popular international chain.

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Dumpling alert! The hotly anticipated Westfield Southcenter branch of beloved international chain Din Tai Fung opened Friday, April 21. Let the lines begin!

The Southcenter Din Tai Fung, where the Rainforest Cafe used to be, is the largest in the area at a whopping 9,400 square feet. Here’s more info about it, local franchise owner David Wasielewski, and the chain in general.

Din Tai Fung opened in March at Pacific Place in downtown Seattle; Bellevue and University Village both have branches as well. The chain was founded in 1958 in Taiwan; it now has more than 100 locations around the world.