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Feb 22, 2007 05:22 AM

Soup Dumplings - Where else?

Several weeks ago I was at New Green Bo and the soup dumplings were really disappointing - not hot enough actually, still a little gelatinous inside. The dough was also a little tough.

Then about a week later I went to Shanghai Cuisine and had amazing soup dumplings. Hot enough, flavorful, tender, etc.

Where is your favorite soup dumpling? Or is there another dumpling I am missing out on?

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    1. re: Gruvinaus

      Pell Street. Yep, they are pretty good there, no doubt.

      For a variation on the theme - the french onion soup dumplings at Stanton Social are actually really good.

    2. NY Noodletown--I think it's on Bowery and Bayard. They make them with shrimp, not pork. These are wontons, are these what you mean?

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      1. re: eve

        Whay you're thinking of is dumplings in soup. The soup dumplings we're talking about have the soup inside of the dumpling. If you've never had them get down to Joe's Shanghai (or Joe's Ginger if the wait is too long- it's right up the street) and be prepared to be amazed.

      2. Shanghai Cafe on Mott St.

        They have ones with just pork or crabmeat and pork. I prefer just pork. Delicious!

        1. Our Place II on 55th between Lex and 3rd. Great soup dumplings and great Mu Shoo Chicken. Pan fried dumplings are great too.

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          1. re: NAtiveNewYorker

            don't forget their Shanghai Flat Noodles !!! My favorite!!

          2. I second Shanghai Cafe - I've had both pork and crabmeat, both are excellent. Their pork buns are very good as well!