Category Archives: Kimchi

Take out dumplings from Mandoo Bar

I came into NYC on Amtrak the other day in the mid-afternoon and, since that put me close to Korea Town, I decided to grab a to-go order from Mandoo Bar and see how well their dumplings would micro-wave up … Continue reading

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The KimcheeZ Rant

I saw the following post on Facebook, and while it is not directly related to dumplings, I completely agree with it. “So the current foodie kimchee fad has gotten distinctly annoying. First of all, kimchee is a generic term, like … Continue reading

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Dumpling Man, New York City

It has been a tough month eating dumplings, this will be my third mediocre to negative review this month. Dumpling Man is a small, low key, dumpling snack bar in New York City’s East Village. This spot has an open … Continue reading

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Bunch reborn as Bunn

Bunch, the steamed bun take out kiosk located at Food Gallery 32 (on 32nd Street in New York’s Korea Town & reviewed here), has a new name, Bunn, and a slightly altered menu.  Bunch has become one of my go-to … Continue reading

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Franchia Vegan Cafe, Pan Asian, New York City

While its feet are firmly planted in Korea, Franchia is really a pan-asian restaurant with Chinese and Japanese sections of the menu. It also has an asian tapas menu on which the”Vegan ‘lobster’ ball stick” and “Vegetables dim sum buns” … Continue reading

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Basement Food Court of the Lotte Department Store, Seoul

Department stores in Korea have amazing food courts in their basements, not like a mall in the U.S., but more like at Harrods in London.  The Lotte Department Store has a food court that includes a high-end grocery store, prepared … Continue reading

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Kimchi & North Carolina BBQ Pork Dumpling Recipe

This Christmas my brother and I experimented with making North Carolina BBQ pork and kimchi dumplings. We thought we would take the current trend of adding kimchi to basically everything, and try and make Kimchi & North Carolina BBQ Pork-Chinese … Continue reading

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