Category Archives: News

Great British Baking Show Alumni at Din Tai Fung

We at Dumpling Hunter are big fans of the Great British Baking Show and are psyched that season 10 is streaming on NetFlix.  Although they are only releasing one show a week, so it is not yet binge-able.  Because The … Continue reading

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Atlas Obscura article on Crab Rangoon

I just recently discovered Atlas Obscura and have been reading the articles like crazy.  My Google news feed originally clued me in when the algorithm suggested an article entitled  “What the Heck Is Crab Rangoon Anyway?” and from there I … Continue reading

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Nitemrkt’s “Bag the Bao” Video

I ran across Nitemrkt’s dumping-tastic rap video “Bag the Bao” on Eater.  Nitemrkt raps in Mandarin, Cantonese and English and the video, features crave inducing imagery of sheng jian bao, barbecue pork buns, soup dumplings, Sesame balls and stuffed breads.  … Continue reading

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Manti in Philadelphia

PhillyMag.com has published a round-up of Philadelphia restaurants serving Manti, the small dumplings found in found in Turkish, Armenian, Uzbek, and other Middle Eastern and central Asian cuisines.  Apparently Middle-Eastern cuisine is ascendant as a food trend in Philadelphia and … Continue reading

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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 Insider.com

Insider.com 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.. “..it was like a bomb of kimchi..”.

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