Mama Dough

This is not my first post on Mama Dough because it deserves a seat at the table. I have been frequenting this restaurant for 5 years and every time they still knock it out of the park. Their food is always delicious, reasonably priced, and quality unmatched. I have eaten my way through most ofContinue reading “Mama Dough”

Din Tai Fung

Din Tai Fung, or more commonly known as DTF is a popular chinese chain that is famous for their soup dumplings (xiaolongbao). You’ll likely find a DTF location in the larger cities. Washington has a total of 4 locations – two in Seattle, one in Bellevue, and one in Tukwila – so you likely haveContinue reading “Din Tai Fung”

Kimchi Pork Dumplings

Here is another delicious dumpling recipe! These are filled with kimchi for a tangy, spicy, flavorful bite. I tried to get more creative with my dumpling folding skills to make these beauties. Unfortunately, they did not hold up too well when I cooked them, but they still tasted delicious. For these dumplings I combined aContinue reading “Kimchi Pork Dumplings”

Pan Fried Dumplings

If you saw my last dumpling post – you learned that I spent time in China and love everything about it. During my time in QingDao, the host family I stayed with was incredible. They were so kind and loving and made me feel at home. The grandma would come over every morning after theContinue reading “Pan Fried Dumplings”

Dumplings with Chili Crunch Oil

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to travel to China. I went with my school for a 5 week study, traveling throughout different cities learning about the cultural, food and the language. A few year after that, in college I had the opportunity to go back and live there for a time with aContinue reading “Dumplings with Chili Crunch Oil”

Mama Dough’s

Mama Dough’s is a delicious restaurant located in the Great Wall Shopping Mall in Kent, WA. I have been eating here for several years – really since they opened their doors. At one point, I was going weekly and some weeks even multiple trips because their dumplings are SO good! Everyone that comes to visitContinue reading “Mama Dough’s”

Dacha Diner

Dacha Diner is a little restaurant in Capital Hill serving up delicious Eastern European eats. The dish that initially drew me there, Khachapuri. It is a bread boat filled with a mixture of cheese, topped with a slab of butter and an egg yolk. It is served fresh out of the oven. As soon asContinue reading “Dacha Diner”