A plump dumpling is like a warm hug – satisfying, gratifying and you can’t stop at one. The good news is the Valley has ample dumpling dens to bring these succulently moreish morsels to your home. Dumpling tells us it’s time for dim sum…
 
8848 Momo House
 
Momos are Nepal’s gift to the dumpling canon – steamed or fried, either way, they are simply delicious and 8848 Momo House on Brunswick Street has a whopping 20 different types on offer! Call 0433 948 848 for takeaway or delivery from 4–8pm every day, or pick up some frozen momos with hot or mild sauce to go.
 
Fat Dumpling Bar
 
Look, we’re not sizeist, but we do like our dumplings on the plump side. Fat Dumpling offers authentic, handmade Chinese-style dumplings that range from steamed xiao long bao (soup dumplings) and poached chicken and asparagus dumplings to crispy pan-fried pork and cabbage dumplings. Available for takeaway, or delivery via Uber Eats.
 
Tatsu Ramen Gyoza Bar
 
We have three words for you: deep-fried cheese gyoza. Yep, Tatsu doesn’t just dish up classic gyoza, this Japanese hotspot on Duncan Street has creative dumplings on the menu, too. Whether you go for pan-fried or deep-fried, vegan or prawn, or an assorted platter, there’s no right or wrong way to gyoza! Available for takeaway, or delivery via Uber Eats.
 
Tea Master Vegetarian Cafe Restaurant
 
Whether you do Meat-Free Mondays or every day, Tea Master is one of our go-tos for amazing Chinese-style plant-based fare. The steamed vegan dumplings are handmade onsite daily and available for delivery via Hungry Panda and Deliveroo, or call 3257 0038 to order for pickup. Mention the Facebook offer to receive 10% off your takeaway order of $50 or more.
 
Umami Restaurant & Bar
 
Care to share some dumplings? Whether you’re feeding a family or dining solo, dumplings are always the answer. With black truffle prawn, pork and prawn, pork and chive and pan-fried wild mushroom dumplings on offer, there is something for every taste at Umami. Available for takeaway via Bopple, or call 0404 117 788 for delivery from Thursday to Sunday.
 
— May 2020