Author Archives: rundlea

Delicious Rendezvous Inspired Cooking

During the COVID-19 stay at home lock down I have become obsessed with Delicious Rendezvous, a Korean cooking show on the Viki streaming service.  The conceit of the show is that a celebrity chef, Baek Jong-won, and a group of … Continue reading

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Stephanie Shih’s Ceramic Asian Grocery

As a I guy who runs a blog dedicated to dumplings and also studies ceramics, I was captivated back in 2018 when photos of Stephanie Shih’s porcelain pot sticker dumplings went viral.  I recently discovered her Instagram feed and her … Continue reading

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Kite Hill Mushroom and Ricotta Ravioli

Rating: Kite Hill was founded by Tal Ronnen, Monte Casino and Dr. Pat Brown to create artisan vegan cheeses and has since branched out to make yogurts and stuffed cheeses.  I am a fan of Tal Ronnen’s book “The Conscious … Continue reading

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Crispy Bottom Veggie Buns by Woon.Heng

COVID-19 has me home doing a lot of cooking, some of which you can see on the Dumpling Hunter Instagram, but not so many dumplings thus far.  My first home cooked dumplings was a take on Woon.Heng’s recipe for Crispy … Continue reading

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Dining Out Hiatus

For much of Feb I fought a cold and lived on order-in dumplings. Then just as I got better two weeks ago COVID-19 started being diagnosed across the U.S., so my hiatus from eating out and seeking new dumplings continues. … Continue reading

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Nasoya Tofu Vegetable Dumplings

Rating: I am really glad that Nasoya has transitioned their vegetarian products to be fully vegan.  The company has been around since 1978 when it began by making tofu in a barn in Leominster, Massachusetts. The company was bought out … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Potato and Spinach Pierogi

Rating:  While I have been enjoying the recent expansion of buns and dumplings at Whole Foods sushi counter, it seems the overall quality of fruits and vegetables has declined since Amazon took over.  Sure the prices of avocado have come … Continue reading

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Maggiano’s Little Italy, Philadelphia, PA

Maggiano’s Little Italy, is a chain of red-sauce American-Italian restaurants that started in Chicago in 1991 with the concept of “re-creating the classic pre-World War II dinner house featuring family size portions”.  The chain was launched by the same hospitality … Continue reading

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The Tang, NY, NY

The options for eating excellent Chinese food around the Columbia University campus continue to expand.  The Tang, which opened on the Upper West Side about 8 months age, bills itself as a noodle bar that serves contemporary Chinese food in … Continue reading

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Surasang Frozen Kimchi Dumplings

Rating:  Surasang is one of the brands of Samjin Globalnet, a Korean company dedicated to exporting traditional Korean foods to the world.  The company has been around since 1970 and has multiple brands and huge array of products.  The word … Continue reading

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