I've dipped and devoured my fair share of dumplings to present you with my pick of the best of these doughy delights.
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I had the kind of meal I most enjoy: full of familiar flavors, but also with opportunity to discover something new. And I even had one of my few “wow” moments so far this year in a restaurant.
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Aside from a perfect partner, is it strange that the first thing I like to see in the morning is a bowl of soup noodles? And while many prefer pho, I have a different favorite.
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I love the interactivity of Vietnamese soups, as most come with a side plate of herbs, vegetables, and lime wedges. It's a must to taste the broth as presented, and then figure out how to spice it up, both with herbs and perhaps jalapeños for heat.
I probably wouldn't have connected the words "tofu" and "terrific" twenty or thirty years ago. Now I have favorites to recommend.
While I consider all dumplings comfort food, there's something especially soothing about a steamed or boiled dumpling. Maybe it's the softer texture, or maybe it's the lighter feeling that makes me feel like I can eat a ton of them.