Category Archives: Shumai

Return to Jing Fong, Upper West Side, Manhattan

On my first trip to Jing Fong I intended to focus on vegetable dumplings but wasn’t particularly successful, it turns out they have stopped serving steamed vegetable buns and only have one vegetable dumpling.  Meat filled dumplings seem to be … Continue reading

Posted in Duck, New York City, Pan Fried, Pork, Shumai | Leave a comment

Manhattan Valley Dumpling Tour

The Manhattan Valley neighborhood is situated between the Upper West Side and Columbia University’s Morningside Heights neighborhoods.  The neighborhood has perennially been on the edge of booming or gentrifying or becoming at hot residential neighborhood, with articles going back to … Continue reading

Posted in Bao, Buns, Chinese, Gyoza, Japanese, Korean, Map, New York City, Pork, Potsticker, Shanghai, Sheng Jian Bao, Shumai, Sichuan Dumplings, Soup Dumpling, Takoyaki, Vegan, Vegetarian, Veggie Dumplings, Wontons, Xiao Long Bao | 1 Comment

Ocean City Restaurant, Philadelphia, PA

Dim sum after a night of drinking too much and dancing at a Mighty Mighty Bosstones’ show has become a tradition.  This summer I hit the show in Philadelphia and luckily Philly has a Chinatown.  It is centered around Vine … Continue reading

Posted in Dim Sum, How Gar, Philadelphia, Pork, Shrimp, Shumai | Leave a comment

Asian Taste, Northampton, MA

Asian Taste opened a little under a month ago and doesn’t seem to want anyone to know its exists, no web page, Facebook, Instagram or internet presence at all.  The only mention of the restaurant that I can find online … Continue reading

Posted in Crab Rangoon, Japanese, Korea, Shrimp, Shumai, Thai, Vegan, Vegetarian, Veggie Dumplings | Leave a comment

Yakitori Sun Chan, New York, NY

Long time readers of this blog know that I am a huge fan of Yakitori Sun Chan, prior posts are here and here.  They were knocked out of commission for over six months by Con Ed’s problems with the gas … Continue reading

Posted in Shrimp, Shumai, Steamed | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Best of, Kimchi, Ravioli, Shumai, Soup Dumpling, Vegetarian | Leave a comment

Grand Sichuan 74, New York, NY

Grand Sichuan 74 is a no ambiance joint that is part of the Grand Sichuan mini-chain in New York City. Apparently each of the Grand Sichuan restaurants has the same Sichuan style base menu but has their own executive chef that … Continue reading

Posted in New York City, Pan Fried, Pork, Shumai, Sichuan Dumplings, Vegetarian, Wontons | Leave a comment

Yaso Tangbao, Brooklyn, NY

I wanted to love Brooklyn’s Yaso Tangbao but their dumplings did not get me there, they were good but not great.  When it opened back in October 2015 Yaso Tangbao got a lot of good press (see here).   The articles told … Continue reading

Posted in Buns, Chinese, New York City, Pork, Shanghai, Shumai, Soup Dumpling | Leave a comment

China Chilcano, Washington, DC

China Chilcano is part of celebrity chef Jose Andres’ ever expanding empire of restaurants.  Andres is credited with popularizing small plate tapas-style eating in the U.S. and, with the opening of the original and excellent Jaleo in 1993, transforming the Penn … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity Chef, Chinese, D.C., Dim Sum, Gyoza, Japanese, Lamb, Pork, Potsticker, Shrimp, Shumai, Washington, Wontons | Leave a comment

Yasha Ramen, New York, NY

My recent attempt to hunt for dumplings on the Upper West Side of Manhattan turned out to be kind of a fail until I hit Yasha Ramen.  My first stop, La Salle Dumpling Room, was packed with families in town for the … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese, New York City, Shumai, Takoyaki | Leave a comment