Category Archives: Varenyky

Daa! Dumpling, New York, NY

The TurnStyles underground shopping and food arcade at Columbus Circle has blossomed into a hopping venue that reminds me of the great underground arcades attached to subway stations in Seoul and Tokyo.  There are several options for dumplings in the … Continue reading

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East Village Dumpling Tour

New York City’s East Village neighborhood is replete with dumpling eating options.  Historically the East Village was home to Eastern European immigrants and there are still some excellent places to get pierogi and varenyky.  Over the past 15 years a … Continue reading

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Uncle Vanya’s Cafe, Hell’s Kitchen, NY

Since 1991 Uncle Vanya’s Cafe has been Hell’s Kitchen’s home for Russian comfort food.  Vanya’s is a cozy spot on West 54th Street whose interior resembles a small rustic chalet or lodge.  Back in the day I lived around the … Continue reading

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Varenyky & Pierogi at Ukrainian East Village Restaurant

The Ukrainian East Village Restaurant is housed at the Ukrainian National Home, a community, social and cultural center in New York City’s East Village. The ‘Ukie Nat’, as it is known by long time residents of the neighborhood, has been … Continue reading

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