It’s National Dumpling Day today, and the dumpling gods have provided. Chinatown’s Dumplings’ Legend has teamed up with Michelin-starred restaurant Pied à Terre to create the first ‘Michelin xiao long bao’.
We don’t want to split hairs here, but technically, an actual dumpling can’t win a Michelin star. This little fella does sound pretty fancy, though. Smoked eel and foie gras will be the central ingredients, and each dumpling will be hand-wrapped and folded 18 times (a requirement for proper xiao long bao, dontcha know?).
Available from today (September 26) for three months only, ‘Michelin Dumplings’ will be sold at distinctly un-Michelin prices: three for £9.
‘Michelin dumplings’ are on the menu from September 26 at Dumplings Legend, 15-16 Gerrard St, W1D 6JE.
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