Category Archives: Kimchi

2016 Dumpling Round-Up

With 2016 coming to an end it is time look back at the best and worst dumplings of the year. Top raviolis were eaten at Vinateria in Harlem, their Ravioli in Brodo were sensational.  The best vegetarian dumplings were at The … Continue reading

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La Salle Dumpling Room, New York, NY

La Salle Dumpling Room opened several months ago in Manhattanville and so far has garnered pretty weak Yelp! and blog reviews.  Some of issues may have related to getting the kinks out of the system as the restaurant opened, although … Continue reading

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Haioreum Frozen Dumplings, Kimchi and Vegetable Styles

Rating:  Haioreum appears to be the house brand of the H Mart chain of Asian grocery stores.  H Marts are known for giving out lots of free samples on weekends and my local one is my favorite place to grocery shop. … Continue reading

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Bunn Reborn as Mama

The steamed bun take-out kiosk at Food Gallery 32 (on 32nd Street in New York’s Korea Town) started life as Bunch, then added Gua Bao to the menu and renamed itself Bunn and then recently expanded to add Taiyaki (a … Continue reading

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Fresh Pierogi Brand Pierogi served with Kimchi

Rating: Fresh Pierogi is a family owned company founded in 1991 that sells a range of packaged, refrigerated pierogi through supermarket chains. Their store in NJ sells refrigerated fresh made pierogi and cooked take-out orders that you can get steamed, … Continue reading

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ChoripDong Frozen Dumplings

Rating:   I grabbed these dumplings pretty much at random out of the dumpling freezer case at H-Mart on 32nd street.  The ChoripDong line of foods are distributed by Seoul Trading Inc, USA which has been in business for over … Continue reading

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DumplingGo, NY, NY

  DumplingGo is a new fast-casual chain starting up in NYC with a focus on health conscious food and packing Asian and Western flavor profiles into dumpling wrappers.  They have taken the Chipotle approach to ordering with instructions hanging above … Continue reading

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Cana Korean Restaurant, Chicopee, MA

Cana Korean Restaurant is a great find in Western MA; two other local Korean restaurants recently closed and the other one I know of in the Pioneer Valley is terrible. So this is my new go-to place for Korean food, … Continue reading

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Miss Korea BBQ, NY, NY

I have probably eaten at two thirds of the restaurants along Manhattan’s 32nd street Korea Town corridor and I have been trying to complete my tour, so for a recent lunch I stopped in at Miss Korea BBQ.  As its … Continue reading

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Ful Green Family, Kimchee Flavored Vegetable Frozen Dumplings

Rating:   There is almost nothing written on the web about these dumplings or this company.  A Swedish blog, Gastronomibloggen, has a review of their veggie dumplings and MyFitnessPal and FatSecret have the calorie and nutritional data for several of the … Continue reading

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