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

What Is the Difference Between a Wonton and a Dumpling (Jiaozi)?

It is a bit of a tree in the forest scenario, to start. Well, maybe not quite so abstract as all that, but in most circles, a wonton is actually considered a dumpling, categorically. So is that it...

Harumama Noodles & Buns: AVOID | Little Italy - San Diego

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 minutes ago

On the way to the airport in May, I stopped at Harumama Noodles & Buns for happy hour. What a mistake! How do I loathe thee. Let me count the ways. 1) Seaweed salad is coated with slimy, st...

Bing's Dumplings | Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Saturday night I noticed Bing's Dumplings when I pulled into the parking lot at Ranch 99 in Fremont. The place was quite busy at 7:30pm. I put my name on the list and waited about 15 minutes for a ...

Returning to Manhattan for several days, where would you recommend for brunch, lobster, dumplings, borscht, blintzes, Russian food, Turkish food, Scandinavian food and more?

by prima 2 years ago

I tend to lean towards innovative and less common 'ethnic' foods over French food/bagels/burgers/pizza/steak. Love Russian, Georgian, Turkish, Afghan, Scandinavian, Serbian, Mexican, Malaysian,...

Mushy rice for dumplings?

by lisaleira 1 month ago

Hello! I have some mushy over cooked rice that was this expensive black rice, that I don’t wanna throw out. I was googling some possible recipes for mushy over cooked rice, a lot of them seem t...

An Illustrated Guide to Chinese Dumplings

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

" . . . Most dumpling types are closely associated with a region of China — even sometimes a single city or town — and tend to inspire a passionate following among locals from that area. . . "

Kargi Gogo opens on Wednesday, July 18

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"Opening Day Wednesday, July 18th 11 AM to 9 PM Gamarjoba! The wait is over: Kargi Gogo officially opens next week! Thank you for coming out to our events and "soft" openings over the l...

Dumpling Tea & Dim Sum | Santa Fe, NM

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Cookbook author and Chowhound favorite, Andrea Nguyen, was in Santa Fe last week and posted photos of her lunch at Dumpling Tea & Dim Sum on IG with a positive note. Any 'hounds try it yet for home...

Love My Buns | West San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In April William and I hopped off Hwy 85 in Cupertino/San Jose for a dinner break. When our server asked if we had been here before, I told him that I'd eaten at three different restaurants that pr...

Dongbei Cuisine @ Hai Master Kitchen in Laguna Hills

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Last year an IG post from "chandavkl" David Chan for Dongbei specialties at Hai Master Kitchen caught my attention. My friends in this part of Orange County are always interested in any good Chines...

Yu Noodles in Rockville - Report

by Steve 2 months ago

This is a small, attractive space with a lot of tantalizing dishes to choose from. I wanted to try everything, but we only got to three items. We probably didn't order optimally. Not that you c...

Dim Sum @ Golden Saba Seafood | Chinatown - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

In April I had a chance to try the then two-month old Golden Saba Seafood for a solo dim sum lunch. Opened by the owner of the Mission’s Sun Fat and Basa fish markets, the selection is somewhat lim...

Good Frozen Chinese Dumplings in SF?

by rcinsf 12 years ago

Does anybody know of a restaurant that sells their dumplings frozen? Doesn't matter what kind, i.e. Shanghai soup dumplings, potstickers, etc. as I love them all. They're so handy to have in the ...

Village House | Outer Richmond - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

A few months ago I had a chance to drop in for a solo lunch at the successor to Jook Time. The small dining area had been refitted to accommodate a few more seats. The "beef tendon soup with ha...

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

by hannahmae 3 months 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...

XLB @ Lee's Bao Zi in Lake Forest

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Recommended by Chowhound alum, Professor Salt, I tried the xiao long bao (XLB) at Lee's BaoZi on my January road trip to Orange County. I believe there's been a change of ownership in the past year...

Homemade Frozen Dumpling close to Palo Alto?

by lanelle 5 years ago

I’m looking to buy homemade frozen dumplings, but SF and Oakland are too far of a drive. Does anyone know of Chinese home cooks who can make and sell homemade dumplings that can be cooked at h...

Dumpling Time | Design District - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Dumpling Time is a year-old now, and has become very popular. This colorful IG from a friend perhaps illustrates why. Somehow I haven't managed to check it out yet. So I thought I'd start a thread ...

Din Tai Fung -- wheat free dumplings?

Hershey Bomar
by Hershey Bomar 10 years ago

Does Din Tai Fung serve any wheat free dumplings -- like maybe rice dough? I have an annoying intolerance to gluten. What else is good on the menu?

TJ's Shanghai Dumpling [Suburban Detroit]

by goatgolfer 8 years ago

Wow, If you are looking for dumplings... this may not be the place. A bunch of friends went on Fri and their selection was as limited as I have seen. We really didn't have many Chinese dumpings but...