Category Archives: Frozen Dumpling Review

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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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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HMart Veggie Big Gyoza Dumplings With Master Brand Hot Dumpling Sauce

Dumpling Rating:   Sauce Rating:  I previously reviewed HMart’s Kimchi Big Gyoza Dumplings frozen dumplings aka Hansang Kimchi Gyoza and gave them five stars – they are delicious. I recently tried another of the Big Gyoza Dumpling line of products, the … Continue reading

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Rising Moon, Frozen Mushroom Ravioli

Rating:  In previous reviews I had given Rising Moon’s frozen White Bean and Kale ravioli and Spinach Florentine Ravioli five star rating, but their Wild Mushroom Ravioli are not up to the same standards.  The ravioli were quite bland and … Continue reading

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HanSang Pork and Vegetable Dumplings & Mizkan Goma Shabu Sauce

Rating:  HanSang is HMart’s house brand for frozen foods and they sell a variety of dumplings under this brand.  Their Pork and Vegetable Dumplings look like frozen soup dumplings and have enough juice in them that they could almost pass … Continue reading

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Shizen Vegan Sushi Bar and Izakaya, San Francisco, Ca

Shizen Vegan Sushi Bar and Izakaya regularly gets mentioned as one of San Francisco’s top vegan restaurants and has a laudable mission statement, but I think this restaurant is completely over-rated.  First of all, it has a reservation and entry policy … Continue reading

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Kimchi Big Gyoza Dumpling, HMart House Brand Frozen Dumpling

Rating:  Kimchi Big Gyoza Dumpling aka Hansang Kimchi Gyoza are one of the HMart supermarket chain’s house brands. The packaging pretty much says it all, they are filled with kimchi, they are big, they are gyoza shaped and they are dumplings.  The … Continue reading

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Sixth Anniversary

A few weeks belated, but after 349 posts and 54,625 visitors this is the sixth anniversary of Dumpling Hunter.  The very first post was was about my visit to Nan Xiang Xiolong Mantou in Shanghai.  My trip to that restaurant to … Continue reading

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Bertagni’s Girasoli with Basil Pesto and Parmigiano Reggiano

Rating:  Founded in 1882 in Bologna, Italy by Luigi Bertagni and his two brothers, Bertagni is the oldest filled pasta producer in Italy.  They began with tortellini and now along with a variety of tortellini, they produce fresh pasta, ravioli … Continue reading

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