Steamed or fried? Find the best dumplings anywhere with the help of Chowhound experts, plus discuss techniques and recipes for making dumplings at home.

Dumpling vs Wonton: What Is the Difference?

You may know which you personally prefer in a battle of dumpling vs wonton, but what is the difference between the two? It is a bit of a tree in the forest scenario, to start. Well, maybe not quite...

Chicken and Flour Dumpling?

by zackly 11 days ago

I want to make Chicken and Dumplings but I want the dumplings to be part flour and part chicken, sort of a cross between a traditional flour-buttermilk dumpling and a chicken quenelle. I figure I’l...

Cali Dumpling San Diego

by DiningDiva 26 days ago

Somewhere along the line I heard about Cali Dumpling San Diego, a dumpling, won ton and pot sticker delivery service. Who among us doesn't like a good dumpling or pot sticker. Wow! Impressive! ...

Two Newish Chinese Restaurants in Sunnyvale

by snewdl 1 month ago

Two new Chinese restaurants recently opened in Sunnyvale: Asian Street Eatery on El Camino (https://asianstreeteatery.com/), occupying the former space of Shalimar, and just around the corner, the ...

Wheat Starch?

by Candy 12 years ago

I am trying to make a dough for a Chinese dumpling and the dough calls for wheat starch. I cannot find anything with that label. Seems like everything but. Bloomington is pretty diverse and I am s...

Won Tons @ New Gold Medal | Chinatown - Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Wanting to grab some quick Chinese take-out for lunch today before leaving Oakland for my next stop, I cruised Chinatown until I spotted a parking space in front of stalwart, New Gold Medal. Though...

Frozen Shui Jiao from Lai Young in Hayward

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

When I figured out that I'd be driving through Hayward during business hours, I followed hhc's advice to call ahead to Lai Young dumpling factory to check on inventory availability. https://www.cho...

For a cold, heartless robot, Sally makes a decent salad

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . Even before COVID-19 forced more than 5.9 million U.S. restaurant employees out of work in March and April, according to Restaurant Business magazine, California’s restaurant industry was f...

Flushing, Chinese supermarkets

by MOREKASHA 7 months ago

Anybody have rec's re a Chinese market that's open with parking? Want to stock up on frozen dumplings, hit n run. Easy in and out. Best time/hours etc. Thanks

Frozen shui jiao from Asian American Foods / Kingdom of Dumpling

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

A month ago I returned to Asian American Foods to stock up on frozen dumplings to continue to shelter-in-place. This is the affiliate of Kingdom of Dumpling, the restaurant down the street, though ...

潘家厨房 Pan Kee Food in Foster City closed and is NOT moving to Michigan

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

After hearing about the frozen dumplings from "hyperbowler" and "KK", Foster City's Pan Kee was going to be my next stop for provisioning for shelter-in-place. But then I read that it shutdown at t...

Eng’s Zongzi 應媽媽粽子 in Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Dragon Boat Festival season is less than a month away. In the time of Coronavirus, the rowing events will probably all be cancelled. But we can still honor tradition and gorge on Zongzi/Joong. htt...

Abas Hamidi Afghan Cuisine | Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Delighted to confirm by phone that Abas Hamidi Afghan Cuisine in Concord has re-opened. I had tried it in February, when it was nine months old. This Afghani hole in the wall is definitely a find....

Dragon Beaux frozen dim sum special, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

My favorite dim sum restaurant in San Francisco, Dragon Beaux, has stayed open for to-go orders and delivery via the usual suspects. However, the cool thing is that it is now offering some of its d...

Tong Dumpling 同同水餃 in Cupertino Village

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

A year ago, I had a sit-down meal at Tong Dumpling in the Cupertino Village shopping center that was remarkably disappointing other than the lamb dumplings. https://www.chowhound.com/post/homemade-...

Potsticker recipe from San Francisco's Lai Hong Lounge

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Lai Hong Lounge, perhaps the best dim sum restaurant located in San Francisco Chinatown, has been closed during shelter in place and plans to reopen next week. It shared the recipe for its Cantones...

February 2014 Cookbook of the Month-- ASIAN DUMPLINGS: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More: Stuffed Buns;Rich Pastries

by BigSal 7 years ago

Please use this thread to report on the following chapters from ASIAN DUMPLINGS: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More by Andrea Nguyen. Stuffed Buns, pages 90-107 Rich Pastries, pa...

San Francisco's Palette Tea House Yum Cha 飲茶 Experience at Home

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Palette Tea House in Ghirardelli Square, part of the Koi Palace group, is offering "Yum Cha 飲茶 Experience at Home", a selection of dim sum, premium teas and condiments ready to heat. For orders of ...

Asian Steam Bun Question

by zackly 9 months ago

I have a package in my freezer. I've never cooked them before. I'm wondering if I can cook them on top of a stew like you would chicken and dumplings? I'm braising a rack of baby back ribs today an...

Buttermilk Hack

by mike0989 9 months ago

I'm looking to make chicken and dumplings tonight, but do not have any buttermilk. I hate to go out and buy a carton, when then the recipe only calls for 3/4 cup. Any hack out there that one can ...

Dumpling Era | San Bruno

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Dumpling and noodle houses are proliferating faster than I can keep up with them. But perhaps that’s not a bad thing as this was the third one in as many months that was a letdown. The seafood dump...