Pig: Oh great Di Tan, what do we owe you for such amazing noodles?
Di Tan: Well, how much do you have?
  —In the beginning sequences of "Master Ping", Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness  

Di Tan is a character mentioned in the Nickelodeon television series Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. Mr. Ping shared the story of Di Tan in the episode "Master Ping", saying he was a legendary noodle seller who traveled the countryside selling noodles. Mr. Ping highly regarded him as the maker of "the best noodles in all of China."[1]


In Legends of Awesomeness


Di Tan traveling with his noodle cart

Not much is known about Di Tan other than that he was a famous chef who traveled across the land with his noodle cart, selling delicious noodles that were the best in China. His cooking was praised by many, and he had a very successful business and made a fortune.



Di Tan being revered by his customers

Di Tan seems to have much of the same traits of the Legendary Warrior, as he is a mysterious heroic figure with extraordinary skills who impresses those in his presence. He is also said to have had a good business sense, asking his customers, "How much do you have?" when questioned on what they owed him for his amazing noodles.[1]


Di Tan was evidently a gifted cook who was able to make great-tasting noodles that awed his customers, as they were "not too firm," "not too thin," and had "no starchy after-taste." He was also noted to have good business sense.[1]


Di Tan wears a robe similar to Mr. Ping's, but wears a rice hat instead of a noodle bowl shaped one.



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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Revealed in "Master Ping" from Nickelodeon's Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness. Ep. 13, Season 1. Written by Paul Rugg & directed by Michael Mullen. Originally aired November 28, 2011.
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