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Try our 6 picks for Portland Dumpling Week

Hurry, the 50+ participating restaurants will only offer their dumpling specials for a limited time.

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“Lebanese dumplings are like the hidden gems of the dumpling world,” wrote Ya Hala of its Kafta Dumplings.

Photo by Maya Attar

Portland Dumpling Week is celebrating its 10th anniversary with specials at more than 50 local restaurants, but you don’t have much time left to taste them before they’re gone.

The annual showcase of dumplings in various forms, from empanadas to folded-dough treats for your dog, runs through Saturday, Feb. 10.

Here are six spots with delightful dumpling specials:

  • Gado Gado, 1801 NE Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. — Indonesian-style chicken-shrimp wonton soup
  • The Houston Blacklight, 2100 SE Clinton St. — Iberico ham and Calabrian chili wontons
  • XLB, 4090 N. Williams Ave. — Braised pork rib in black bean garlic sauce with sweet potato, shallots, and parsley
  • Oma’s Hideaway, 3131 SE Division St. — Crispy shrimp-pork siu mai with spicy peanut sauce
  • Shanghai’s Best, (Pine Street Market) 126 SW Second Ave. — Pork, chicken, vegetarian, and vegan pan-fried dumpling options
  • Ya Hala, 8005 SE Stark St. — Baked spiced beef dumplings served with yogurt sauce and garlic-mint pesto
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