Vanessa’s Dumpling House

Yokkoyama Hat Market Opens on Eldridge Street

Posted June 11, 2015 at 5:10 am

How’s this for retail diversity on the Lower East Side. A new indie millinery just debuted at the long-dormant 116 Eldridge Street. Yokkoyama Hat Market, as the establishment is called, joined the retail landscape earlier this week with its bilingual signage. Founded by local husband-wife team Shoko and Hirohisa Yokoyama (on the LES for ten […]

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‘Color Mob’ Aftermath on Eldridge Street

Posted July 17, 2013 at 10:21 am

While heading to Vanessa’s Dumplings for a quick fix this past weekend, we spied an intriguing couple covered in paint, wearing runners’ race numbers on their backs.

Coming Soon: La Crepe C’est Si Bon at 115 Eldridge

Posted November 16, 2010 at 6:37 am

Eldridge Street between Broome and Grand remains largely a Chinatown enclave.  While there are more mainstream establishments like Vanessa’s Dumpling House or Fontana’s, this stretch of retail real estate is predominantly populated by Chinese-owned businesses.  There is a healthy mix of 99-cent stores, salons, and restaurants. Now there’s a new kid on the block. Preparations […]

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Breaking: Fried Dumpling Returns to 99 Allen

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.

88 Orchard Offering New Small Plate Menu

Posted February 2, 2010 at 6:11 am

Starting tomorrow, 88 Orchard will be offering up a new “small plates” menu during the daily dinner rush.  After 6 pm, to be precise.  This culinary changeup is a move, in their own words, to “redefine itself.” From the Boogie inbox: On Wednesday, February 3, local Lower East Side favorite 88 Orchard—at the corner of […]

On the Cheap: Vanessa’s Dumpling House

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 […]