Dumpling Spot, 67 Bayard St., Chinatown
Open Since: Soft-opening Feb. 17, 2017; Grand opening planned for Feb. 25, 2017
Type of Cuisine: Dumplings
Proprietors of famed noodle joint Xi’an Famous Foods have transformed the smaller Chinatown location into a dumpling eatery, where diners can get deals on dumplings in such flavors as pork and cabbage, chicken and chive, and “Three Treasures” — a dumpling with pork, shrimp and chives.
Excellent Dumpling House, 165 W. 23rd St., Chelsea
Open Since: February 2017
Type of Cuisine: Chinese, dim sum
Popular Lafayette Street eatery Excellent Dumpling House has opened a second outpost in Chelsea. The new restaurant offers a variety of steamed and fried dumplings, hot pot options and standards like lo mein and fried rice.