We are seeing rather a lot of restaurants making their return to London right now. And next up are the hugely popular Din Tai Fung in Covent Garden.
It's delivery only, of course, so you won't be able to see the artists at work creating the xiao long bao dumplings (it's so soothing - we could watch that for ages) and indeed, it doesn't seem that the soup dumplings available at
Well now, this is welcome news. Given how much Chinatown suffered in a drop off in trade the weeks before lockdown, any signs of revival there are doubly appreciated.
So we're delighted to reveal that one of our favourite hangouts in London, Dumplings' Legend, is back up and running.
The restaurant announced yesterday that it had moved to delivery, with "Stir-fry and Xiao long Bao and our
BaoziInn have just opened their flagship restaurant in Borough with three floors devoted to Chinese dishes. We went along to try it out.
The original Clapton restaurant has been a big success - so much so that My Neighbours The Dumplings are about to open in Victoria Park. Once again, it's all about the dumplings - and they're very, very good.
With all the hype over the opening of their first London restaurant, could Din Tai Fung live up to expectations? We went to check out the famous Taiwanese dumpling chain's Covent Garden restaurant.
The people behind Pac Man dumplings are coming to London. Expect a modern take on Chinese dim sum with a few NYC influences too.
Fancy free dumplings this week? Of course you do. Head to King's Cross station on Wednesday lunchtime and look out for a towering cart of dumplings outside the station. It's there to publicise the opening of the new W Hotel in Shanghai.
W Shanghai – The Bund has come up with a London-inspired Chinese ‘Wake Up Wonton’ designed by chef Ning Ma of Mamalan. Based on traditional Chinese noodle soup, Ning Ma's wonton noodle combines coffee flavours with a twist of cream.
They've graduated from street food to permanent restaurant - we head over to Carnaby to check out Ugly Dumpling's new spot.
We can never get enough dumpling news, to be frank. And getting the news that Yum Bun are opening a dumplings spot is doubly good.
Just launched in Dinerama, we're told they'll be serving up "Northern Chinese-inspired Xian spices with cumin and coriander, chive-infused oils and rich fillings inside a fresh and delicate dumpling case" and they're calling that "The Big Hug".
And those fillings will be the
What: The Ugly Dumplings
In a nutshell: Anglo-Chinese dumpling and noodle joint
Summing it all up: Street traders The Ugly Dumplings are opening their first permanent site, taking over the old Little Pitt site off Carnaby Street