Last modified August 5, 2020 at 8:22 pm
Chinatown dumpling darling 88 Lan Zhou reopened this past Wednesday, returning to the ranks of the living with a much larger footprint. New headquarters is now at 40 Bowery, with a sign proclaiming that menu and ownership remains the same. The upgrade still preserves that no-frills setup, yet on a grander scale. Its long and […]
Posted March 4, 2011 at 6:39 am
Cheap-eats favorite Prosperity Dumpling is expanding its neighborhood reach.
Last modified October 11, 2010 at 10:34 pm
10-10-10 was a day full of events and activities at the Hester Street Fair. There was everything from live music and vendor bakeoffs to doughnut eating contests, and a chef on premises offering free samples of her products. The highlight of the afternoon was the First Annual Hester Street Fair Doughnut Eating Contest courtesy of the […]
Last modified March 13, 2012 at 8:30 pm
Many a neighborhood resident mourned after the sudden closure of Fried Dumpling back in April 2009. The narrow hole-in-the-wall eatery was often cited as the best, most affordable dumplings this side of Chinatown. But once those security gates were drawn for the final time, Vanessa’s Dumpling House began to pick up much of the slack.
Posted August 7, 2009 at 6:15 am
When cheap eats are on the agenda, Vanessa’s Dumpling House always makes the shortlist; just a few bucks can buy much of the menu. Located at 118 Eldridge Street (adjacent to the smelliest block in all of Manhattan), the eatery is virtually a food factory, cranking out its product at breakneck pace. In a separate […]