Austin’s Asian restaurant scene is flourishing with dumplings galore – steamed, boiled, and pan-fried – to the delight of foodies everywhere.
The spicy lobster dumplings at Xian are handmade; Bao’d Up presents a savory and sweet Taiwanese take; and Old Thousand’s chicken chili wontons pack an umami punch.
Shanghai Soup Dumplings at Wu Chow are so renowned that portions used to be limited. Furthermore, Austin’s dumpling capital Fat Dragon, with its 13 varieties, including Coconut Milk Chocolate Soup Dumplings. Patrons report they can smell the sizzle from the parking lot.
Indulge around town during this first week of the Lunar New Year.