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...

Eng’s Zongzi 應媽媽粽子 in Mountain View

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days 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...

Tong Dumpling 同同水餃 in Cupertino Village

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days 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-...

Flushing, Chinese supermarkets

by MOREKASHA 24 days 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

Potsticker recipe from San Francisco's Lai Hong Lounge

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 24 days 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 6 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...

Dragon Beaux frozen dim sum special, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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...

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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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...

Famous Dumpling House | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Last week I stopped at Famous Dumpling House for a solo lunch when passing through San Jose. Noodles are handmade in-house and dumplings are wrapped fresh to-order. Customers mark off selections on...

Flushing Golden Mall - basement is closed

by kimijye2 5 months ago

Whoa, a friend told me last night that the underground Golden Mall in Flushing has closed, taking with it our favorite dumpling spot. We called it the Three Ladies dumpling restaurant – located ...

Journey to the Dumpling | Xlnt XLB in Elk Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Highlight of my recent trip to the Capitol was a dinner stop at Journey to the Dumpling in Elk Grove on my way home. It had been open for four weeks.

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...

Dim Sum at Dragon Beaux in San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Dragon Beaux opened its doors nearly five years ago. https://www.chowhound.com/post/dragon-beaux-opens-san-francisco-1006349?commentId=9477490 While it has stumbled occasionally . . . coinciding wi...

Dumpling Specialist | Parkside - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

In June I had a chance to check out Dumpling Specialist for lunch. Only 4 small tables and 10 chairs, it had been open for a month. The internet raves about the sheng jian bao (SJB), but they a...

Yang's Noodles | Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In May, I took a break from driving in the rain for early dinner at Yang's Noodles. Besides being mentioned here, I’d been wanting to try Yang’s because the culinary team at Elk Grove's Journey to ...

Bob's Shanghai in Rockville- Report

by Steve 7 years ago

Three Chowhounds gathered for an impormptu lunch at this new place which is theoretically an oupost of a taiwanese chain, famed for their dumplings. It has no new signage, just the old sign for Bo...

Szechuan's Dumpling Is Amazing, Lucky Arlington

by Swankalicious 7 years ago

Mr. Swank and I were passing through Arlington Heights this evening and saw a large "OPEN" sign at SD. Turns out the grand opening was tonight! We decided on takeout. The dining room was fairly bus...

Pelmenitsa (pelmeni maker/mold) in SF bay area?

by hannahmae 1 year ago

I'm in the market for a pelmenitsa (as below) - anyone know of a store in the bay that carries em? I want to support local stores while they still exist. I've tried Europa Express in SF out by O...