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Hong's Dumplings Celebrates Two Years

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Fall foliage is in full swing and while other people went leaf peeping, we went dumpling dipping at Hong's Chinese Dumplings in Burlington. For 17 years, Hong Yu ran a dumpling cart on Church Street which often attracted long lines of customers. Two years ago, a GoFundMe campaign raised more than $10,000 from more than 300 people to help Hong open a year-round storefront. We spent a Sunday afternoon at Hong's on Pearl Street eating dumplings and making friends with a steady stream of tourists and regulars. Though Hong Speaks English, Galen Ettlin from WCAX joined us and acted as a translator so we could also talk to Hong in her native Mandarin about how she learned to make dumplings in northeast China when she was younger.

Shooting date: 10/13/19

Music: Rondo Brothers, "Limoncello"

Doug Maxwell, "Lau Tzu Ehru"

Georges Bizet, "Habanera" performed by Kevin MacLeod &  Jenny Lee Mitchell

Episode Number: 
266
Original Airdate: 
Monday, October 21, 2019

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