At Dumpling Haus, mother-daughters trio make memories into meals

Born in Guangzhou, China, Elaine Won’s childhood was steeped in tradition and fond recollections of food — mostly meaty dumplings and barbecue pork. Won says she learned to craft the perfect dumpling from her father, who managed a warehouse cafeteria buzzing with staff who were well versed in Northern Chinese dishes. 

When Won immigrated to the U.S. from China, it was a challenge finding restaurants that resembled the shops back home, especially when it came to dumplings. Though tiny, these decadent treasures packed memories she wanted to share with the world, so preparing them for the masses became her passion … Read More

How a Century-Old Dumpling Place Is the Future of Mom and Pop Shops

Hennessy V.S.O.P is teaming up with young creators in food, fashion, art, and music—Future Forward thinkers who push boundaries, celebrate community, and elevate culture.

Wilson Tang is a “downtown guy.” He tends to stay below Houston—below Canal Street, even. He lives in New York City’s Financial District, works in Chinatown, socializes in Two Bridges. And at this particular moment, he’s taking an interview from a supply closet tucked behind his legacy New York dumpling institution, Nom Wah Tea Parlor—which is, you guessed it, downtown. “I have these bouts of wanting to go to L.A., or maybe Miami. But New

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Dumpling house Dough Zone plans Portland riverfront opening in former Lucier space

A beloved Seattle dumpling franchise is opening shop in a downtown Portland space best known for the high-end restaurant that flamed out there more than a decade ago.

Dough Zone Dumpling House has been making a name for itself in the Seattle area since 2014, when owners Jason and Nancy Zhai opened their first location in Bellevue before expanding to eight locations around the city, with two more in California’s Silicon Valley.

Now, the successful franchise will expand to downtown Portland, as first reported by Eater Portland, setting up shop in a more than 7,500-square-foot, glass-walled space on the

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Inside downtown Walnut Creek’s hot new Dumpling Hours

At first we didn’t understand the odd-ish name of Walnut Creek’s new Chinese dumpling house, Dumpling Hours. But after a lunch stopover, it is now clear. The made-to-order dumplings are so pillowy soft and tasty — the dough is delicate enough to see through — you’ll want to consume them day and night.

The casual, sit-down spot from the owners of San Francisco’s Dumpling Home held its soft opening yesterday, Aug. 12, at 1389 N. Main Street, Suite B, in the former Burger Loft. And if its second day of business is any indication, it is going to be a

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