Loving Soup Dumplings is Hard to Do...

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My visit to Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao in Flushing reminded me how much I love soup dumplings AND how terrible I am at eating them.  I always dive in thinking I’m going to master it and then BAM!  Of course, the delicate dumpling skin is punctured and the broth drains everywhere before I even put it over the spoon.  Such a sad moment until I nail the next one.

We ordered the steamed soup dumplings with pork (xiao long bao or steamed pork buns on the menu).

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A friend suggested we also try the scallion pancake with sliced beef (under the breakfast section of the menu) which was definitely a great snack to share, especially if you love hoisin sauce.  The server suggested we get the Shanghai fried udon to round out the meal.

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Nan Xiang Xiao Long Bao
3812 Prince St
Flushing, NY (map)
(718) 321-3838
CASH ONLY