If you’re in need of a dumpling fix and/or a meal that doesn’t involve turning on your oven, go get some Go Go Gyoza.
Hinoki & the Bird chef Brandon Kida is making some exceptional dumpling that can be enjoyed via pickup or delivery. The dumplings come frozen with easy instructions for steaming or frying. You can get them with fairly traditional fillings — chicken, Kurobuta pork, or vegetables — or opt for one of the chef collaborations. Go Go Gyoza is partnering with a number of notable city chefs to make dumpling specials, with proceeds going to a charity of the chef’s choice.
Currently on offer, you can get gyoza filled with dry-aged Flannery beef with smoked scallions and black Garlic, courtesy of Kevin Meehan, the chef/owner of Kali. A percentage of proceeds from those dumpling go to the Niles Foundation, a nonprofit that promotes various community projects. They will be available until Aug. 28, and will be followed by fennel sausage gyoza from Kato’s Jon Yao, which will benefit the NAACP. And, Kida has his own charitable dumpling on the menu, a not-to-be-missed pork belly and crab number supporting No Kid Hungry.
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