Mimi Cheng’s Dumplings

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The first location of the Cheng sisters’ organic-food-minded dumpling shop.

179 Second Ave., New York, NY, 10003

(212) 533-2007


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The lowdown

Sisters Hannah and Marian Cheng keep it simple and fresh, serving pork, chicken, vegetable, and dessert dumplings alongside market sides like Taiwanese street-cart greens and crushed-garlic cucumber salad and using pasture-raised meat from Pat LaFrieda and Pino’s Butcher Shop and all organic vegetables. The recipes come from their mother, Mimi Cheng, and the dumplings are cooked to order, with a choice of pan-fried or boiled. The real star of the show, though, is Mimi’s Secret Sauce — you’ll want to bathe your dumplings in it.

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