Year of the Takeout Day 114: Dumpling Man
Pork Dumplings from Dumpling Man (100 St. Marks Place, 212-505-2121)
Do you know the Dumpling Man?
Well, you should!
The plump pockets of pork and chive pictured above come pan fried to near perfection--crispy on the bottom, chewy on the top, and juicy through and through.
They are so succulent--they just ooze marvelous, meaty moisture--because of the prep method. At this East Village eatery, the fillings get mixed with herb juices before being stuffed into the pasta pouches--reflecting northern China's shang-jian style.
Year of the Takeout got 10 ($6.95) and immediately inhaled them.
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