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2015 BEST Dumplings
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Mei Mei

Boston

Mei Mei’s handpleated classic pork dumplings, available at lunch, are crisp outside and properly juicy inside. In keeping with the Li siblings’ quirky take on Chinese fare, you’ll also find first-rate pierogi dumplings with cranberry-apple sauce and sour cream. read more»

2013 BEST Dumplings

Dumpling Cafe

Boston

You won’t find xiao long bao (here, known as “mini juicy buns”) with a better proportion of molten broth, ground pork filling, and thin dough wrapper anywhere else in town. Also not to be missed are the pan-fried “Taiwan-style” dumplings,… read more»