Dumpling Fest Vancouver Spring Edition

It was an incredible night as guests travelled around the city visiting restaurants in South Granville, Commercial Drive and East Village tasting many different types of dumplings. This was the 4th Dumpling Fest held on May 4th and presented by Vancouver Foodster. The evening tasting tour provided guests a chance to try many different types of dumplings from a select number of different cultures including Chinese, Indian, Italian, and more.

Nonna’s Cucina

Stinging nettle, burnt carrot and smoked ricotta caramelle in a wild mushroom butter sauce

Di Olivia Tasting Bar

  • Soup Dumplings
  • Pork Dumplings (Jiaozi)
  • Shrimp dumplings (Hargow)

With a tasty house-made dipping sauce a combination of soy sauce and their sesame oil mixed with Blackberry Ginger and Persian Lime balsamic vinegars.

Bombay Kitchen Bar 

Malai Kofta Dumpling Tasting Plate with curry, rice and salad (Vegetarian)

Bamboo World Kitchen

  • Prawn Dumpling: Steamed prawn dumpling with shrimp, bamboo shoots, salt, sugar, potato starch, sesame, white pepper, lard, wheat starch, tapioca starch, vegetable oil, with our Chili Lime Sauce
  • Bean Curd Roll: Vegetable filling of bamboo shoots, carrots, bamboo shoots, wood ear fungus, vermicelli (mung bean thread), sesame oil, salt, white pepper, sugar, wheat flour, with our Royal Bamboo Sauce
  • Bamboo Gyoza: Traditional Japanese vegetarian dumpling with cabbage, carrots, shiitake mushroom, white pepper, five-spice powder, black truffle oil, potato starch, sesame oil, flour (wrappers), vegetable oil, with our Citrus Soy Sauce

Casa Eatalia

Italian Chocolate Cream Puffs

It was another fun night for everyone to visit the participating restaurants and eat some unique and tasty dumplings.

By: Richard Wolak