How They Make Soup Dumplings

Since one of the posted comments about Beijing Noodle #9 concerns how soup dumplings are made and references the insufferable, pseudo-macho food guy Anthony “The Shoemaker” Bourdain,* we at ELV thought we’d post a couple of videos about how these bad boys are constructed:

Here is an excerpt from AB’s program, and here’s one way you can eat them.

FYI: We agree that China MaMa’s soup dumplings are thinner and finer (not to mention cheaper) that BNN9’s, but there’s no denying the overall strength of BNN9’s menu.


* “Shoemaker” (cordonnier) being a pejorative term French chefs use to denote a kitchen hack.