Category Archives: News

Guide to Chinese Dumplings

As part of its ongoing Dumpling Month celebration Lucky Peach just published a Guide to Chinese Dumplings that provides a description and illustration of 36 different types of Chinese dumplings.  I am hungry now.

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Google is Taking Away The Tools I Use To Blog

Google seems to have been making unwelcome changes to some of the tools I use to run Dumpling Hunter.  It looks like I can no longer embed RSS feeds of custom Google news searchers, so no more Google Dumpling News. … Continue reading

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In the News

I’ve had a busy couple of weeks at work and a couple of work dinners, so I haven’t had a chance to get out and try new dumpling spots to review.  On the plus side I did get to eat … Continue reading

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Dumpling Wars 2: The Hungry Games, San Francisco, CA

The Kearny Street Workshop is hosting its second Dumpling Wars fund raiser on April 12th at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center.  Teams of amateur chefs will battle to serve up the best dumplings with a panel of San Francisco foodies … Continue reading

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Review of “Chinese Special Dumpling Flour”

I am busy writing up some posts from my trip to San Francisco but in the mean time check out Andrea Nguyen’s recent post over at Viet Word Kitchen. She compares Shenzhen Southseas Grains Industries “Special Dumpling Flour” to unbleached Gold … Continue reading

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Where and When to Eat Xiao Long Bao in L.A.

The L.A. Weekly blog just published an awesome flow chart on where and when to eat Xiao Long Bao (soup dumplings) in L.A.  The flow chart includes decision points for wrapper thickness, dinner vs lunch, whether you what dumplings with … Continue reading

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Pierogi Love at Sky Mall

While crammed into a US Airways flight waiting for the plane to reach cruising altitude and the “OK” to use my laptop, I spotted pierogi based Christmas decorations amongst the weird and random offerings in the Sky Mall catalog.  Sky … Continue reading

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Banh Mi Strong – Fundraiser

The guys at Banh Mi Saigon have launched a GoFundMe.com crowd sourced fundraiser to help rebuild their business after it was destroyed in a huge fire that wiped out the entire strip mall they were in.  As first time business … Continue reading

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Very sad news, Banh Mi Saigon destroyed in a fire

In very sad news, Banh Mi Saigon in Hadley MA and the rest of the strip mall it is part of, were destroyed last night in a huge fire.  Banh Mi Saigon doesn’t sell dumplings but it is the best … Continue reading

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Village Voice, Best of NYC 2013

The Village Voice just published its Best of NYC issue and included two categories relevant to this blog; Best Soup Dumpling and Best Dumpling. For the Best Soup Dumpling category the award went to  Shanghai Cafe on Mott Street in … Continue reading

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