Year of the Takeout Day 88: Excellent Dumpling House


Crab and Shrimp Dumplings from Excellent Dumpling House (111 Lafayette Street, 212-219-0212)

A $5.95 order of these seafood pouches packs a disproportionately bold amount of fresh, crustaceany tones. Most unique, though, is the dipping sauce accompanying these dumplings. A mayo-based rémoulade of sorts, the thick, pink elixir balances sweet and vinegary flavors.

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