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Panda Garden, Williamsburg, MA

I am always skeptical of Chinese restaurants that have Panda or Wok in their name.  But Williamsburg, MA’s Panda Garden had been strongly recommended to me and the online menu listed some interesting sounding dishes, like Twice Cooked Pork and … Continue reading

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Woorijip, New York NY

Woorijip, which means “our house” in Korean, is a buffet/prepared foods joint in Manhattan’s Korea Town.  The buffet has both hot and cold dishes, with some Korean-Chinese options, including Korean-style Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork, which I love.  There are … Continue reading

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Return to Great Wall Restaurant, Florence MA,

I first reviewed Great Wall Chinese Restaurant in Florence, MA in the summer of 2016.  Their vegetable dumplings are house made and filled with whatever vegetables are available seasonally in the local farm community.  They were really good last summer, so I … Continue reading

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Korean Garden, North Adams, MA

North Adams is home to Williams College and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) which is one of the cultural gems of Western MA.  After a day taking in the art at MASS MoCA I recommend you fill … Continue reading

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Nix, New York, NY

Nix is a Michelin starred vegetarian and vegan restaurant serving dishes drawing upon cuisines from across the globe. The separate vegan menu is essentially a sub-set of the overall vegetarian menu and includes about 75% of the dishes on the … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary of Dumpling Hunter

This, the 300th post at Dumpling Hunter, marks the 5th anniversary of the launch of this blog!  In this time the blog has accrued 69,351 page views from 42,441 visitors, with vegetarian and vegan being the most viewed topics.  The … Continue reading

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Rising Moon, Organic White Bean and Kale Ravioli

Rating:   I was originally looking for vegan ravioli in my local food co-op and these caught eye.  It turns out that they are not vegan but they sounded really good and I was thus detoured from my original mission. … Continue reading

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Bao Battle: Western MA Edition

Bao Battle: Western MA edition compares bao from Banh Mi Spot and Tran’s World Market, two places I have written about before (Banh Mi Spot: here, here, here and Tran’s: here). Banh Mi Spot began as Banh Mi Saigon, a tiny … Continue reading

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Sangkee Noodle House, Philadelphia, PA

I was really pleasantly surprised by the Sangkee Noodle House in the lobby of the Sheraton University City Hotel.  I had to be in Philly for work and I got into the hotel late on a miserable rainy night and … Continue reading

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Mi Lah, 30 Street Station, Philadelphia, PA

Airports and train stations in the U.S. are usually a wasteland for finding vegetarian food, let alone vegan food.  It is so bad that the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine rates an airport restaurant as “healthy” if it has a … Continue reading

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