The Best Global Dumplings in L.A.

Vareniki and pelmeni at Moonlight Restaurant in Encino
Vareniki and pelmeni at Moonlight Restaurant | Photo by Joshua Lurie

Interest has never been higher in dumplings, as it should be, but people are primarily focused on Chinese and Taiwanese dumplings. If we learned anything from Marco Polo, it’s that word of good food inevitably spreads, sometimes internationally. Dumplings reached the far corners of the globe over time, either by horseback, telegraph, print, or online. Over the centuries, the planet has embraced dumplings. Discover 10 great options that originated in Asia and Europe and now grace Los Angeles with global culinary flair.

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