Today, we are meeting up with Jennifer Wynman from Jenn’s Kitchen for a special lunch meeting at DuBu, an authentic Korean restaurant that specializes in tofu, hence the name Dubu which stands for tofu in Korean. Opened roughly just two years ago in Elkins Park, a mini Korean Township located in Philadelphia also by the
Incidentally, New friends, new tastes, and new recipes are just around the corner! On January 21st, Diostardumplings teamed up with Jennifer Wynman at Jenn’s Kitchen to shoot our first recipe video. Jenn’s Kitchen revolves around homestyle cooking, mixing Korean food and Italian flavors. Sipping on smooth, family sweet soju, we got to work as Jenn’s lovely
(Updated Philadelphia Restaurant Week on January 31st, 2017) Happy New Year, everyone! January is always my favorite month of the year. It’s a new beginning, and Chinese New Year is also right around the corner. Late January is the best: It is time for two Restaurant Weeks in the Center City District of Philadelphia, not
It’s always delightful to take a trip down to Washington, DC…DC…DC, especially on the Chinatown bus from Philly (BTW…I’m being sarcastic here.) 🙂 But for a $30 round trip ticket, you can’t beat that with a bat. I guess you pay for what you get. Nevertheless, we arrived in Washington, DC fairly quickly, within 2.5 hours from Philly.
I always enjoyed my trips down south. There’s nothing like southern hospitality. The staff at the restaurants are usually super friendly and down to earth; and the food seems to be made with nothing but southern love. This was our first trip down to New Orleans (aka NOLA, which stands for New Orleans, Louisiana). Also called ‘The
I love me some noodles, especially spicy ones. I’ve been hearing about DanDan in Rittenhouse, Philadelphia, for sometime now, but I haven’t had the chance to go there until recently, because it’s usually packed during the weekends. Alev and I came here on at Saturday afternoon to have an early lunch/dinner, after exploring the city. The
How about brunch? How about coffee and bagels? We are talking no ordinary bagels here: These gourmet creations are practically oozing with flavor and a second stop in the Diostar Dumplings Boston series. 🙂 They are prepared in a delightful little establishment known as Bagelsaurus. The charming micro-bakery is located right in the middle of
Awake and Ready to Snack Welcome to Beantown! The affectionate moniker for Boston comes courtesy of baked beans, one of its signature dishes. The Diostar Dumplings team is here to whet your appetite for the city’s best food. We are constantly on the prowl for the best dim sum spots, tea shops, and where to
Happy Chinese New Year! Gung Hey Fat Choy! This is the Year of the Monkey, and we at Diostar Dumplings wish everyone lots success, health, and new beginnings. We thought that the best way to kick things off is to share with you my recipe for jiaozi (traditional Chinese dumplings). The dish is an excellent
Brunch It Up! Happy 2016! The best way to start the new year right is with a sunny Sunday brunch. It is the perfect just-because occasion to get together and catch up with family and friends. If you have got something to celebrate, the fun really kicks in. Birthday party, graduation party– you name it.