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Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao, New York, NY

Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao opened its first location in 2006, in Flushing Queens.  Since 2007 it has been awarded “Michelin-recommended” status for nine consecutive years.  In July 2022, it opened a location in Manhattan’s Korea Town neighborhood.  The entire … Continue reading

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Heading back into the kitchen

With the Omicron surge upon us the Dumpling Hunter team is retreating from restaurant dining for a while and returning to home cooking. We recently tried making pork and kimchi dumplings using OmniFoods plant based ground pork. I am not … Continue reading

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Little Alley, Scallion Stuffed Pocket

Rating: Little Alley is a Taiwanese food company whose products are represented and distributed in the U.S. by the Well Luck Co. Inc. The Scallion Stuffed Pocket is the love child of a scallion pancake and a Hot Pocket. The … Continue reading

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Unit Su Vege, Philadelphia PA

Unit Su Vege is a vegetarian Chinese restaurant with lots of vegan options, that is the sister restaurant  to Su Xing House on Samson Street which I previously reviewed.  Unit Su Vege has an extensive Dim Sum menu, with more … Continue reading

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New Dumpling Hunter Home Base

Dumpling Hunter is changing its home base of New York City and Western Massachusetts to NYC and Philadelphia. After exhaustively chronicling dumpling options in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts the blog will be focusing on the amazing options in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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T Roots Revisited

I reviewed T Roots back in September 2020 and gave them a poor rating. But they had just opened and it was full on pandemic times and that could knock anyone off their game. So I gave them another try … Continue reading

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Delicious Rendezvous: Dumpling Making Lesson

The Korean food show Delicious Rendezvous has become our pandemic lock-down viewing obsession.  Of all the cooking shows I have watched, this series has yielded the most dishes that are now in my regular cooking repertoire.  A recent recipe we … Continue reading

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Dim Sum Style Fluffy Steamed Buns

During the pandemic social distancing I have been trying to make the buns for Chinese steamed fluffy pork buns served at Dim Sum houses. I have made some breads and buns that I have enjoyed, but the recipes I have … Continue reading

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Crispy Bottom Veggie Buns by Woon.Heng

COVID-19 has me home doing a lot of cooking, some of which you can see on the Dumpling Hunter Instagram, but not so many dumplings thus far.  My first home cooked dumplings was a take on Woon.Heng’s recipe for Crispy … Continue reading

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Seventh Anniversary of Dumpling Hunter

Seven years ago today, Dumpling Hunter launched with a review of Shanghai’s Nan Xiang Xiolong Mantou, a meal that was inspired by the much missed Anthony Bourdain and his trip there on the Shanghai episode of No Reservations.  Since then … Continue reading

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