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News Round-Up

The vegetable dumplings at Xi’an Famous Foods are now listed on the menu as being vegan. Previously they were not listed as such and when I first visited the Upper West Side location the cashier told me they contained eggs … Continue reading

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At Last the Dumpling Emoji

Emoji 5.0 was recently released with 69 new Unicode Consortium approved Emoji, which when gender and variations in skin tone are taken into account yields 239 new emoji.  This emojji update includes the dumpling emoji, which will be displayed as … Continue reading

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Dumplings in the News

The NY Times ran an article on two new dumpling ventures in NYC.  They report that a branch of the Hong Kong based dim sum restaurant Tim Ho Wan has opened in the East Village.  Tim Ho Wan was started by the … Continue reading

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Dumplings Around the World on the has a nice list of dumplings around the world, light on text but has some nice pix.  See Here

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Grub Street, Best Dumplings in NYC

Grub Street, one of the NY Magazine websites, just published its list of The Absolute Best Dumplings in New York. Its a list of 50 place to get dumplings, buns, tortellini, agnolotti, ravioli, kreplach, spaetzle, momo, khinkali, pierogi, and varenyky.  I think … Continue reading

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Epic Dumpling Taste Test Video

I just came across this really funny video reviewing various brands and varieties of frozen dumplings.  My favorite review is.. “ was like a bomb of kimchi..”.

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Oriental Taste, Northampton, MA

The atrocious Zen in Northampton MA (reviewed here) finally closed and in short order was replaced by Oriental Taste, which is brought to us by the same guys who own Oriental Flavor in Amherst, MA.  I previously proclaimed Oriental Flavor … Continue reading

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NY Times: A Slovakian Secret

The Eat section of the New York Times Sunday Magazine this week was an article entitled A Slovakian Secret, which described the history of a Slovakian family and its pierogi recipe.  The recipe is for a potato and cheese pierogi … Continue reading

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NY Times: Savory Doughnuts

Expanding the argument about the boundaries of the definition of dumplings, the NY Times just published a short piece about the savory filled doughnuts, or doughpods, which just had their debut at Doughnut Plant.  They make an avocado filled pod, … Continue reading

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My friend Mike from my college days just launched a cooking blog, ““. He writes that his blog is a “…personal log of what I and my wife cook at home for our twin daughters, Willa and Phoebe. The name refers … Continue reading

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